Regular Children’s Events

Posted by - November 3, 2017

Story Times Mother Goose Time Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 AM in January, March, and May. For 1 year olds only. Registration is required. Call to register at 423-434-4458. Toddler Time Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 10:15 AM. For 18-36 month olds. Preschool Story Time Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 11:00 AM. For 3-5 year

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Preschool Storytime

Posted by - April 19, 2018

Event Details Children 3 – 5 years old can listen to books, sing songs, chant rhymes, and listen to flannelboard stories designed to encourage a love of books and reading. This program will be offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 11:00 am. Please choose one day to attend with your child. No registration is

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Toddler Time

Posted by - April 19, 2018

Event Details Children 18 to 36 months old and their caregivers can come enjoy rhymes, songs, and fingerplays with us. We will share books appropriate for your child's age to encourage print awareness and a love of reading. No registration is required, but we ask that you pick up a ticket for storytime at the

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Evening Preschool Storytime

Posted by - April 17, 2018

Event Details Children 3 – 5 years old can listen to books, sing songs, chant rhymes, and listen to flannelboard stories designed to encourage a love of books and reading. This program will be the same as the one offered at 11:00 am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, but you can wear your pajamas! No

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Tale to Tail

Posted by - April 16, 2018

Event Details Children ages 5 to 9 years old can register for a fifteen minute time slot to read to a trained listening dog. Call 434-4458 to sign up for your time. View Event On Calendar

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Mother Goose Storytime

Posted by - April 11, 2018

Event Details Children from birth up to 18 months old with their caregivers can attend 4 weeks of this baby storytime. Caregivers will learn rhymes and songs to use while interacting with their babies. Librarians will also share books appropriate for awakening a love of reading and print awareness in the very young. Registration is

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Music Morning

Posted by - April 9, 2018

Event Details Caregivers and their little ones (birth to age 5) are invited to join us for an active morning of music and movement. Be prepared to sing, dance, and have fun! We will meet in the Jones Meeting Room at 10:00 am on the following Mondays: View Event On Calendar Jan 22 Feb 12

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Introducing our Family Study Center and Craft Center

Posted by - February 27, 2018

We want to be the place your children study. We’ve offered research help and computers for children for a long time, but now we have a dedicated family study center at the Johnson City Public Library. JCPL’s family study center is located in an alcove on the first floor between Adult fiction and Juvenile Non-fiction

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Preschool Repurposed Play Day

Posted by - February 6, 2018

Get down and play! We’re having our first preschool repurposed play day of the year February 20 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM in the Jones Meeting Room. This is our repackaged version of the sensory play day, so if you’ve been a fan of those events, make sure to come to this too! We’re

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JCPL’s picks for the 2018 Caldecott Award

Posted by - January 31, 2018

The ALA Youth Media Awards are almost upon us which means that very soon, our Caldecott and Newbery winners will be announced for this year! The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to an American illustrator for the most distinguished picture book. Click here for our picks for the Newbery award, and watch out for the

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JCPL’s picks for the 2018 Newbery Award

Posted by - January 24, 2018

The ALA Youth Media Awards are almost upon us which means that very soon, our Caldecott and Newbery winners will be announced for this year! The Newbery Medal was the first award of its kind in the world. It is awarded annually to an American author for the most distinguished children’s book. We’ll follow up next

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