Bilingual Storytime I Cuentos Bilingües

Posted by - September 16, 2022

Your Library’s Bilingual Storytime meets every Monday at 6:30 p.m. until October 24. The program has age-appropriate stories and simple activities for children ages 2-6 and their families. All stories are presented in English and Spanish. The sessions are led by area teacher Mar Carter. Youth Services Manager Betty Cobb explains that one of the

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Dream’s World: Let’s Talk Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman”

Posted by - September 15, 2022

Your Library is holding a discussion about Neil Gaiman’s graphic novel The Sandman on Thursday, September 29 at 6 p.m. The conversation is open to everyone ages 18 and older. We meet at Mulligan’s Gaming Pub, located at 308 E. Main St. in downtown Johnson City. Call (423) 434-4454 to register for the discussion. Copies

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New Weekly Storytime Schedule for Preschoolers

Posted by - September 13, 2022

As we move into a new season and a new school year, your Library has a new schedule of weekly storytimes for preschool kids from birth-age 5. Browse the list below to find programs that fit your family best, then join us throughout the week! Call (423) 434-4458 or stop by the Children’s Library for

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Adulting 101: Preparing Teens for Adulthood

Posted by - September 2, 2022

Your Library is offering an ongoing series of “adulting” classes for teens ages 12-18! Click the titles below to learn more and register for each session. Class Schedule September 7: Personal Finance September 21: Career Night October 12: Adolescent and Reproductive Health* *A parental permission slip is required, which you can download here. October 19:

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Free Online Resources for High Schoolers

Posted by - August 8, 2022

Can you believe that the new school year is already here? As your teens get back into the rhythm of the academic year, keep in mind that the Library provides free online resources for high school learning, research, testing, and more. Below you’ll find descriptions of a few of these helpful resources, but you can

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Library Partners with ETSU Graphic Designers

Posted by - July 22, 2022

Your Library partnered with ETSU graphic design students this spring to create new artwork for our Media Center (a.k.a. the DVD section). Three students—Saydee Nye-Fox, Toni Matheson, and Mackenzie Hooven—created eight posters featuring books with movie adaptions. The finished posters, on display now in the DVD section, are visually stunning. Saydee, Toni, and Mackenzie each

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Book Conversation Group at Johnson City Brewing Company

Posted by - July 21, 2022

Have you read a book you want to talk about with fellow bibliophiles? Do you love chatting with friends over a pint? Then your Library’s monthly discussion group, Bring Your Own Book, is the place for you! What is Bring Your Own Book? Bring Your Own Book is a partnership between your Library and Johnson

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Learn Spanish at Your Library

Posted by - July 21, 2022

Do you want to learn Spanish but not sure where to start? Or looking for a way to practice your existing Spanish skills? Every Thursday at 6 p.m., ETSU Spanish professors Dr. David Korfhagen, Dr. Matthew Fehskens, and Dr. Felipe Fiuza, and Library volunteer Callie Longo lead a conversational Spanish group at your Library. All

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LibCon: A Pirate’s Life 4 Me

Posted by - July 5, 2022

Ahoy, me hearties! If the pirate’s life is for you, make for port at Johnson City Public Library on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. LibCon, your Library’s annual fandom convention, is free and family-friendly. LibCon is pirate-themed this year, but all fandom types are welcome. LibCon features all sorts of fandom fun, including

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