Adulting 101: Preparing Teens for Adulthood

Posted by - August 26, 2021

Beginning on Wednesday, September 1, your Library is offering a series of “adulting” classes for teens ages 12-18. These sessions introduce teens to practical topics they probably haven’t had to deal with yet, such as managing finances and building resumes. They also cover a range of life skills that will serve teens for the rest

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Books You May Have Missed in 2020

Posted by - August 13, 2021

So many new books were released in 2020, but with everything else going on in the world you may have missed them! We’ve compiled a list for you of some of our favorites—great new titles in our collection that didn’t get a ton of attention last year. Browse and borrow the books below by clicking

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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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Book Scouts: Erin Hunter Read-Alikes

Posted by - July 15, 2021

The theme of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge is “Tails and Tales”, so we’re highlighting books about animals all summer! If your kids like books by Erin Hunter (author of the Warrior Cats, Seekers, and Survivors series), they’ll love the recommendations in this month’s Book Scouts. In the video and written list below, School Age

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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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Summer-Long Book Discussion for Kids

Posted by - June 25, 2021

This summer kids ages 8-12 are participating in a unique and ongoing virtual book discussion with other kids in the area. The group is reading Pax by Sarah Pennypacker, a touching novel about a boy and his fox. The book club is conducted online using a video discussion platform called Flipgrid. It’s not too late

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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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