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Support Your Library on GivingTuesday

Posted by - November 24, 2020
GivingTuesday is Tuesday, December 1, and is an excellent opportunity for you to donate to your Library. While we do receive funding from the City of Johnson City and Washington County, your Library also depends on generous donors. Your financial gifts help us innovate and adapt our services, grow our collections, and renovate Library spaces.
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Books about the holidays are creatively arranged into a Christmas tree structure for this months book display

At-Home Holiday Entertainment

Posted by - November 20, 2020
This holiday season, we'll all have a little more time on our hands to catch up on festive books, movies, and music. That's why, no matter what holiday you celebrate, you'll want to check out our newest online display of books and movies available at your Library! Keep in mind that these are just the
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Digital Magazines for the Holidays

Posted by - November 13, 2020
Did you know that you can get free digital versions of popular magazines with your library card? Tennessee READS offers tons of options, including popular publications like Bon Appétit, Reader's Digest, The Economist, and more. You can access our digital magazines on your phone or tablet through the Libby or Overdrive apps. If you'd rather read on
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Book Scouts: Gamer Reads

Posted by - November 10, 2020
This week is International Games Week, so what better way to celebrate than with some gaming-related reads? Whether it's a book about your favorite video game or a story about playing with friends, you're bound to enjoy these suggestions even if you aren't a gamer! School Age Program Coordinator Jennifer Johnson introduces some of her
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Tale to Tail: Clifford Edition

Posted by - October 30, 2020

Remember your Library’s Tale to Tail program, in which kids read aloud to a trained listening dog in a one-on-one setting? We’ve really missed this service while the Library has been closed. That’s why we’re bringing is back, but with a twist! In our new version of Tale to Tail, kids ages 5-8 can read

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Cookbooks for Every Taste

Posted by - October 26, 2020
November is rolling around, and while we might be gathering a little less this Thanksgiving, that doesn't mean we aren't looking for some good homemade meals to cook! This book display compiles some tantalizing cookbooks for every taste so you can fill your fall cravings. Browse and check out the books below by clicking the
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Book Scouts: Cryptid Reads

Posted by - October 22, 2020
This month's Book Scouts brings mysterious and thrilling tales of Cryptids– creatures like Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster that have never been proven to exist. Stories about cryptids have captured the attention of readers throughout the world, and we hope that the books featured in this Cryptid Book Scouts will capture your attention, too!
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Staff Picks: Spine-Tingling Reads

Posted by - October 20, 2020
Halloween approaches, and your Library's staff is getting into the spooky spirit! Below you'll find a few of our favorite scary, suspenseful, and spine-tingling reads. If you're a fan of these titles, you'll be interested to hear librarians discuss their favorite spine-tingling stories! On Thursday, October 29 at 6 p.m., Library staff will take to
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JCPL’s Weekly Email: Find Out What’s New!

Posted by - October 17, 2020

Even though your Library’s building is temporarily closed, we’re ordering and getting in new books and movies all the time! If you miss browsing the New Books display in the Library, sign up for our weekly email, Wowbrary. (You can also access Wowbrary under “What’s New” in the sidebar on our website.) Wowbrary allows you

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