Knitting Circle

Posted by - August 16, 2019

Event Details Johnson City Public Library hosts a monthly knitting circle on the first and third Fridays of the month from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Yarn crafters are invited to work on their current projects and share tips with fellow knitters and crocheters in the library's first floor Polly Peterson Reading Room. All skill levels welcome! Event

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VA Homeless Programs Assistance

Posted by - August 16, 2019

Event Details U.S. Military Veterans who want to learn more about VA’s Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Programs are invited to stop by the library’s first floor Polly Peterson Reading Room every Friday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. to meet with a VA community outreach social worker. Find out about available homeless programs and information about community

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Adult Makerspace-Candlemaking

Posted by - August 14, 2019

Event Details Register For Event View Event On Calendar Johnson City Public Library Jones Meeting Room Learn how to easily make your own homemade fall scented candles using leaf and pumpkin molds.The library's Makerspace for Adults (age 18 and up) provides an opportunity for creative expression through a variety of "Make & Take" projects. All

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You and Your Health – Suicide Prevention

Posted by - August 12, 2019

Event Details The Washington County Health Department has a health information table at the Johnson City Public Library on the first Tuesday of each month. Since September is National Suicide Prevention Month, learn about suicide prevention with information provided by the Health Department.Event Type(s): Special Event, Website Adult Age Group(s): Adults (423) 434-4454 View Event

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Back-to-School Databases

Posted by - August 7, 2019

Can you believe that the new school year is already here? As you get back into the rhythm of the academic year, keep in mind that your library provides access to free online resources to assist in your learning, research, testing, and more. Below you’ll find descriptions of a few databases; access these and others

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Magazines Now Available Through READS!

Posted by - August 2, 2019

Do you read magazines in the grocery store checkout line but can’t bring yourself to actually buy them? We are so excited to tell you that you can now check out magazines for free from Tennessee READS! As of this week, 50 popular magazines spanning a variety of topics are now available for digital checkout,

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Genealogy & Local History Book Sale

Posted by - July 26, 2019

Watauga Association Genealogists (WAGS) and your library are holding a book sale for used and new genealogical and local history materials on Saturday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Jones Meeting Room. JCPL Technical Services Manager David Ownby says there will be a lot of interest for local researchers. “We have

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JCPL’s Weekly Email: Find Out What’s New!

Posted by - July 10, 2019

Do you ever wonder what new materials your library has on its shelves, but don’t have time to browse our New Books display when you visit? Your library is continually getting in new books, movies, and music, so we provide a weekly email called Wowbrary to help keep you updated! When you sign up to

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Songs of the Cosmos: Live Music with The Keep

Posted by - July 9, 2019

The local band The Keep will play a free live show in your library’s Buffalo Mountain Room on Thursday, July 11 at 6 p.m. The Keep is daniel and Bets Couper, an eclectic indie folk duo. Their music spans a unique range and combination of styles and can be heard at www.thekeepmusic.com/music. We recently got

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Artful Aging: New Workshops Underway

Posted by - July 9, 2019

For the past two years, your library has provided skills-focused art classes led by professional artists for people ages 50+. These free multi-session workshops are part of the library’s Artful Aging program, which has offered participants the opportunity to explore new art forms in a welcoming atmosphere. Past workshops include Appalachian music, storytelling, poetry, acting,

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