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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Tale to Tail

Posted by - December 2, 2019

Event Details Children ages 5 to 10 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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READing Paws

Posted by - November 30, 2019

Event Details Children ages 5 to 10 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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Book Scouts: I Survived Read-Alikes

Posted by - November 28, 2019

Event Details A brand new series of programs for 8-12 year olds featuring subject-based book recommendations and read-alikes for popular series! If you're looking for what to read next, this is the place to start! We will look at picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, non-fiction, and audiobooks, so there is something for every reader!

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Holiday Concert Series

Posted by - November 25, 2019

Your Library is getting into the holiday spirit with music! We have concerts on the next three Mondays at 6 p.m. in the Buffalo Mountain Room. The East Tennessee Children’s Choir (ETCC) will perform on December 2. On December 9, violinists from Harrington Music Studio will play holiday favorites. And Harpstrings harpists will play on

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Family Building Day

Posted by - November 23, 2019

Event Details Bring the whole family to creatively build with Legos and other materials. No registration is required for this drop-in event. Event Type(s): Youth Services Program, Youth Calendar, Website Youth Age Group(s): All Ages View Event On Calendar

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Hour of Code

Posted by - November 18, 2019

Event Details Learn basic coding concepts in our second floor computer lab! Registration is required for this free program. Event Type(s): Youth Services Program, Youth Calendar, Website Youth Age Group(s): 8 – 12 year olds Presenter: Ronnie Johnson Jennifer Johnson (423) 434-4348 jennifer.johnson@jcpl.net Register For Event

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Fall Family Campout!

Posted by - October 29, 2019

It’s time for your Library’s Fall Family Campout, a pretend fall camping event for kids ages 4-12 and their families! On Monday, November 4 at 6 p.m., the Library’s Jones Meeting Room will be transformed into a fall forest scene complete with camping gear and a pretend campfire (but without the mosquitos and other creepy-crawlies

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Book Scouts: Spooky Reads!

Posted by - October 8, 2019

Your Library is excited to offer a new monthly school age program called Book Scouts! Kids ages 8 to 12 will explore reading recommendations and discover new titles based on their interests and favorite books with the help of librarians. The next program is on Thursday, October 17 from 6-7 p.m. and will focus on spooky

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Junior Traveling Tales: Book Club Kits for Kids

Posted by - October 7, 2019

Adults aren’t the only ones who should get to have book discussions! That’s why your Library offers Junior Traveling Tales, which are book club kits for kids. Over 25 novels are available for checkout, including classics such as The Hobbit and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and newer reads like The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary. Find

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Repurposed Play Day!

Posted by - September 15, 2019

Babies 24 months and younger (no older siblings, please) and their caregivers are invited to drop by the Library’s Jones Meeting Room on Thursday, October 3 from 9:30-11 a.m to play with repurposed everyday materials in creative ways. This is our repackaged version of the sensory play days, so if your children enjoyed those events,

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