Building Computer Skills @ JCPL

Posted by - December 15, 2018

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 and make you a more confident computer user. Event Type(s): Computer Instruction, Website Adult Age Group(s): Adults Adult Services (423) 434-4454 View Event On Calendar

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NPR’s 2018 Book Concierge

Posted by - December 15, 2018

NPR released its annual book concierge recently, which aggregates hundreds of 2018 recommendations from NPR staffers, book critics, and authors. You can find the list here. You’ll see that all the recommendations are tagged with specific labels that work as filters, such as book club ideas, young adult, memoirs, cookbooks, and more. These labels help

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Adult Makerspace – DOODLE WORD ART

Posted by - December 13, 2018

Event Details Participants will be guided to choose their word and relax into free form creative play with simple colorful lines and patterns. Adults aged 18 and up are welcome to participate in this free program to gather, socialize, and create! View Event On Calendar Johnson City Public Library Buffalo Mountain Room Adults, join us

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An Evening of Hygge: Winter Comfort and Cheer

Posted by - December 6, 2018

Have you ever heard of “hygge” (pronouced HEW-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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Christmas Concerts at JCPL

Posted by - November 30, 2018

We’re getting into the Christmas spirit here at the Johnson City Public Library! The East Tennessee Children’s Choir (ETCC) and Towne Acres Elementary School’s 4th Grade Chorus are helping us do that through song. ETCC will perform on Monday, December 3 from 6-6:30 p.m., and the children’s choir from Towne Acres will join us on

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Thornfield Revisited: Jane Eyre Retellings

Posted by - November 30, 2018

Thanks to JCPL Adult Services Librarian Lisa Krekelberg for sharing her review of Jane Eyre retellings! No one creates a gothic mood quite like Charlotte Brontë, such as in this scene from her classic novel Jane Eyre: “Mr. Reed had been dead nine years: it was in this chamber he breathed his last; here he

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Knitting Circle

Posted by - November 30, 2018

Event Details Johnson City Public Library hosts a monthly knitting circle on the third Friday 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 second floor Buffalo Mountain Room. All skill levels welcome! Event Type(s): Make &

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Yule Ball

Posted by - November 27, 2018

Event Details You are formally invited to a Harry Potter holiday celebration! Join us for crafts, cosplay, games, trivia, food, and fun! Prizes go to the top three cosplays. This event is for ages 12-18. Registration is required. Event Type(s): Teen Program, Teen Calendar, Website Teen, Holiday Event Age Group(s): 12 – 18 year olds

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R.E.A.D.S for the Holidays

Posted by - November 19, 2018

Are you taking a road trip this holiday season? Pass the time on those long drives or hours in the airport by downloading ebooks, audiobooks, and movies from your library’s extensive digital collection! As a JCPL card holder, you have free access to thousands of titles through R.E.A.D.S, Tennessee’s digital download system. If you’ve never

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Computer Classes at JCPL

Posted by - November 3, 2018

We are hosting a series of free computer classes throughout November and December. Stacy Haas, a technology instructor and employment specialist, will teach attendees elemental and essential computer skills. Participants will learn how to complete online job applications, set up and use email, and work with Microsoft Word to create resumes. The classes meet every

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