Discover Unique Finds at Friends of the Library Book Sale

Posted by - August 4, 2021

Do you love discovering unique books you never knew existed? If you haven’t been to a Friends of the Library (FOL) Book Sale, you are missing out! The next public sale is this Saturday, August 7 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Library’s Jones Meeting Room. The last two hours of the sale, 2-4 p.m.,

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Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at JCPL

Posted by - July 28, 2021

On Monday, August 2, ETSU Health will host a free Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the Library’s Jones Meeting Room from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. This single-dose vaccine is available for free to anyone age 18 and older. No appointment is required, you can just walk in! You don’t need to bring anything with

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Celebrate Independence Day with the Presidents

Posted by - June 30, 2021

If you’re looking for a way to show your patriotism this Independence Day, spend some time learning about our country’s presidents. We’ve compiled a list for you of some of our favorite presidential biographies! Click the titles to browse and to put books on hold for pickup at curbside or the Circulation Desk. (You’ll see

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Travel the World in Books

Posted by - June 18, 2021

Are you thinking about traveling this summer? Even if you don’t leave home, you can still travel the world through books! The stories below will take you to destinations all over the world. Click the titles to browse and put books on hold for pickup at curbside or the Circulation Desk. If you’d like more

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Get Your Paws on a New Pet

Posted by - June 11, 2021

If you’re thinking about adding a pet to your family this summer, stop by your Library on Friday, June 18! We’re partnering with The Humane Society of Washington County to connect you with sweet cats and dogs in need of homes. The Humane Society will bring kittens, cats, puppies, and older dogs to the Library

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Tell Your Animal Stories: Art and Short Story Contests

Posted by - June 8, 2021

We all have stories about animals—pets or otherwise—and we want to hear yours! Your Library is holding two creative contests as part of the Summer Reading Challenge for you to share your animal stories in creative ways. We are accepting submissions for both an art and short story writing competition until Wednesday, June 30. The

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Spend This Summer Reading With Your Library!

Posted by - June 4, 2021

The signs of summer are everywhere these days—in the heat and humidity, gardens coming to life, the end of the school year—and of course, the beginning of your Library’s Summer Reading Challenge! If you’re not familiar with Summer Reading, it’s an annual nationwide reading challenge. People set reading goals and spend the summer tracking their

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Staff Book Review: “Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage”

Posted by - April 22, 2021

Thanks to JCPL Acquisitions Clerk Michael Evanochko for sharing his thoughts on Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing. Click here to borrow the book, ebook, or audiobook version from your Library. If you are a lover of factual adventure stories, Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage is a must-read. It is the account of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s

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Reflecting on the Year: A Conversation with Juniper S.

Posted by - April 9, 2021

Last March your Library closed to the public. We’ve been reflecting on what this meant for us, both as individuals and as an institution. As we look forward to reopening on Monday, April 19, we also wanted to reflect on where we’ve come from. We’re capturing individual reflections on working at the Library during this

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