Taller Literario

Posted by - December 3, 2019

Event Details Explore Spanish and Latin American authors, from the classic to modern literature. Attendees will take part in engaging discussions, will have the opportunity to broaden their cultural knowledge, and will be able to share their understanding of books and literature. This unique experience will be hosted by East Tennessee State University’s Assistant Chair

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VA Homeless Programs Assistance

Posted by - December 3, 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 the first and third Tuesday of each month from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. to meet with a VA community outreach social worker. Find out

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Star Wars Celebration

Posted by - November 26, 2019

Event Details Celebrate the release of the newest Star Wars episode with games, crafts, trivia, food, and a cosplay contest! Cosplays are encouraged but not required. This program is intended for ages 12-18. Registration is required. Event Type(s): Teen Program, Teen Calendar, Website Teen Age Group(s): 12 – 18 year olds Katelyn Wolfe (423) 434-4349

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An Evening of Hygge: Winter Comfort and Crafting

Posted by - November 25, 2019

Have you ever heard of “hygge” (pronouced “hugh-ga”)? Hygge is a Danish concept that has been rising in popularity in the U.S. over the past few years. It refers to an atmosphere and experience of comfort and cheer, of coziness and contentment, whether you are with loved ones or alone. Because these feelings are often

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An Evening of Hygge: Winter Comfort & Crafting

Posted by - November 21, 2019

Event Details Back by popular demand! We at the Johnson City Public Library, during these cold winter months and this busy holiday season, would like to share a little hygge with you, our patrons. Join us on Wednesday, December 11 at 6:00 p.m. for an evening of comfort. We will have a cocoa and tea

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An Evening of Hygge: Winter Comfort & Cheer

Posted by - November 20, 2019

Event Details Back by popular demand! We at the Johnson City Public Library, during these cold winter months and this busy holiday season, would like to share a little hygge with you, our patrons. Join us on Wednesday, December 11 at 6:00 p.m. for an evening of comfort. We will have a cocoa and tea

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Gingerbread House Competition

Posted by - November 19, 2019

Event Details Build your most impressive gingerbread house in one hour! All supplies will be provided by the library. Prizes go to the top 3 designs. This program is intended for ages 12-18. Registration is required. Event Type(s): Teen Program, Teen Calendar, Website Teen Age Group(s): 12 – 18 year olds Katelyn Wolfe (423) 434-4349

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Knitting Circle

Posted by - November 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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Staff Book Review: The Golden Compass

Posted by - November 12, 2019

Thanks to Library Clerk Rachel Hulshult for sharing her thoughts on “The Golden Compass”! You can find it in several different formats here. —– Although Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” series was popular when I was growing up, it’s one young adult fantasy series I had never read. When I heard that HBO was doing

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Write Your Story During “NaNoWriMo”

Posted by - November 4, 2019

November is National Novel Writing Month (also known as “NaNoWriMo”) and people across the country celebrate by undertaking personal writing projects. The challenge of the month, to write 50,000 words in 30 days, is meant to encourage writers to simply get words on paper and then edit later. Teen Services Manager Katelyn Wolfe says, “People often

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