Intro to Digital Imaging

Posted by - April 25, 2019

Event Details ETSU instructor Katie Sheffield will introduce participants to editing digital images using GIMP, a free program similar to Photoshop. Each session will be designed to complete a project within the hour, and will introduce fundamental skills such as non-destructive editing, color adjustment, compositing and creating original graphics. Participants will have the opportunity for

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An Evening of Hygge: Outdoor Music with the Sweetwater Troubadours

Posted by - April 18, 2019

Event Details Hygge isn't just for the winter, but can be enjoyed year-round! Adults are invited to dress for comfort and bring a blanket or lawn chairs for a relaxing outdoor concert* with the Sweetwater Troubadours. The library will provide some light picnic refreshments and will offer some hygge-related activities including gentle reads from the

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Tales & Talk: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

Posted by - April 18, 2019

Event Details Tales & Talk is a book discussion group sponsored by the Johnson City Public Library and facilitated by one of the Adult Services librarians. Adults who can commit to attending regular discussion meetings can contact the Information Desk to inquire about joining. The group meets 6 times a year on the second Thursday

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Stories to Service Book Club

Posted by - April 16, 2019

Event Details Join us for our spring Stories to Service book club! Stories to Service is a volunteer program for ages 12-18 that combines book clubs with community service events planned by teens. JCPL teen volunteers coordinated an adoption event with the Washington County Animal Shelter. In conjunction with this event, we are reading Rain

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You and Your Health – Exercise

Posted by - April 16, 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. With the warmer weather, Health Department staff will discuss ways you can get healthy exercise by walking.Event Type(s): Special Event, Website Adult Age Group(s): Adults (423) 434-4454 View Event On

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Building Computer Skills @ JCPL

Posted by - April 13, 2019

Event Details Computer skills have become essential, from school to work and our personal lives. Join us for a series of classes that will help you grow your computer skills like online searching and using email and Microsoft Word to make you a more confident computer user. Event Type(s): Computer Instruction, Website Adult Age Group(s):

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Adulting 101: Sewing Basics

Posted by - April 13, 2019

Event Details Adulting 101 is a series of programs about a variety of topics that cover basic how-tos and skills you might want to know for adulthood. This workshop will focus on sewing basics and techniques for beginners taught by Jennifer Rasnake. This program is intended for ages 12+. Registration is required. Event Type(s): Workshop,

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Volunteers of America Information Table

Posted by - April 10, 2019

Event Details A representative from the nonprofit organization Volunteers of America Mid-States will have an information table in the Polly Peterson Reading Room on the first Wednesday of the month from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Volunteers of America provides housing assistance and help with workforce reintroduction to area veterans. Event Type(s): Website Adult Age Group(s):

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Local Author Talk: Robert Santos-Prowse

Posted by - April 9, 2019

Local author Robert Santos-Prowse, MS, RDN will visit your library on Thursday, April 18 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. to talk about his new book, The Cyclical Ketogenic Diet: A Healthier, Easier Way to Burn Fat with Intermittent Ketosis. Santos-Prowse is a registered dietitian who specializes in low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets. According to Santos-Prowse, people on a ketogenic diet can lose

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Arts Education Initiative: Artful Aging

Posted by - April 3, 2019

For the past two years, your library has provided a variety of skills-focused art classes for people 55 years and up led by professional artists. Initially funded through a “Seeding Vitality Arts” grant from Aroha Philanthropies, these free multi-session workshops offered participants the chance to explore new art forms in a welcoming atmosphere, including Appalachian

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