Regular Children’s Events

Posted by - November 3, 2017

Storytimes All storytimes continue on January 2, 2019. There will be no storytimes on February 20 and February 26-28. Mother Goose Storytime Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. in January, March, and May. For ages 18 months and younger only. Registration is required and can be completed by calling 423-434-4458. Toddler Time Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

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Book Worms: Marigold Bakes a Cake

Posted by - August 14, 2019

Event Details Children ages five to eight years old are invited to the Johnson City Public Library Jones Meeting Room on Thursday, September 5 at 4:15 p.m. to hear Marigold Bakes a Cake by Mike Malbrough and decorate their very own chef's hat. In this story, a cat named Marigold sets out to bake himself

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Tale to Tail

Posted by - August 12, 2019

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.Event Type(s): Youth Services Program, Youth Calendar, Website Youth Age Group(s): 5 – 9 year olds View Event On Calendar

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“Let’s Talk About That” Book Club: Chasing Space

Posted by - July 15, 2019

Families of children 8-12 years old are invited to the Storytime Room on Tuesday, July 23 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. to discuss Chasing Space: Young Reader’s Edition by Leland Melvin, as part of your library’s “Let’s Talk About That” Book Club. Copies of the book are available to borrow and read in advance for the first 10

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Symphony in the Stacks

Posted by - June 17, 2019

We are thrilled to team up with the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra (JCSO) for Symphony in the Stacks, an event that will bring free classical music to your library on Wednesday, June 26 at 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The 2:30 p.m. performance is intended for children and families and the 6 p.m. is meant for an

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Register Soon for Mother Goose Storytime!

Posted by - June 15, 2019

We are currently taking registration for our Mother Goose Storytime program in July, which is for children from birth to 18 months old and their caregivers. The program is from 9:30-10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between July 2-24. When registering, you will sign up for either Tuesday or Wednesday every week, and your registration covers

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Summer Reading is Here!

Posted by - May 24, 2019

There are things that signify the beginning of summer: the last day of school, humidity, lightning bugs, and (best of all!) your library’s Summer Reading Program. Summer Reading is an annual nationwide program that encourages people of all ages to spend their summers reading as much as possible. People register with their library and set

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Bilingual Family Math & Science Storytime I Cuentos Bilingües de Matemáticas y Ciencias para la Familia

Posted by - May 20, 2019

On Tuesday, May 21, your library’s Bilingual Family Math and Science Storytime (MASST) resumes every Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. through the end of June. The program introduces math and science to children ages 3-5 years through age appropriate stories and simple activities. All stories are presented in English and Spanish, so children are learning another

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Calling All Sci-Fi & Comic Fandom Artists!

Posted by - May 12, 2019

Your library is holding an art contest as part of its fandom convention, LibCon III: Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind, on Saturday, June 22! The contest is open to all ages and will be judged in three categories: children (ages 11 and under), teens (ages 12-18), and adults (ages 18+). Submissions should be family-friendly

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Children’s Summer Reading: School Age Starts Now!

Posted by - May 7, 2019

Can you believe it’s already time for Summer Reading again? If you aren’t familiar with it, Summer Reading is an annual nationwide program hosted by libraries that encourages people of all ages to spend their summers reading as much as possible. People set reading goals for themselves and then spend the summer tracking their progress

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Preschool Spring Fling

Posted by - April 1, 2019

Trees are starting to bud and flowers are beginning to bloom, and just in time for our Preschool Spring Fling! On Wednesday, April 3 from 10-11:30 a.m., children ages 18 months to 5 years old and their caregivers are invited to drop by the library’s Jones Meeting Room for a spring-themed exploration of their five senses.

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