Regular Children’s Events

Posted by - November 3, 2017

Story Times All story times begin the week of Labor Day, September 3, 2018. Mother Goose Time Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 AM in September and again in November. For 18 months and younger 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

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Bilingual Family Storytimes

Posted by - August 2, 2018

Starting in June, we’re kicking off a new storytime designed for Bilingual families. We’re pleased to partner with East Tennessee State University for this series designed for 3-5 year old children. Our Math And Science Story Time (MASST) will be held on Tuesdays at 6:00 in the Storytime Room at the Johnson City Public Library.

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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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Early Literacy Stations

Posted by - January 11, 2018

Over 4,000 learning activities at your child’s fingertips, now available at the Johnson City Public Library. The children’s area of the Johnson City Public Library has included computers meant specifically for children for years, but we just rolled our a new option designed especially for young children–the AWE Early Literacy Stations. These colorful computers are

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Escape Rooms!

Posted by - October 27, 2017

Do you have what it takes to escape? We have escape room scenarios planned November 18, 2017 for all ages at the Johnson City Public Library. For a taste of what’s to come, checkout the descriptions below, and be sure to register for your escape on our digital events calendar at: https://jcpl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar Tween Escape Room: Alien Invasion at 10:30

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Thrill the World

Posted by - August 24, 2017

We’re having another “Thrilling” event in October–Johnson City Thrill the World is starting practices September 6, at 6:00 pm. Learn the moves to the Thriller dance and participate in a world-record dance event. All ages are invited to come to one or more practice sessions, scheduled in the meeting room at the Johnson City Public Library

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Lib Con II: Dynamic Duos

Posted by - August 24, 2017

It’s back! Lib Con II is on Saturday, September 23rd from 10-4, right here at the Johnson City Public Library. We have workshops, a costume contest, gaming events, and more! Lib Con II is a family-friendly event with activities for all ages. Some of our guest speakers/workshop facilitators include game designer Dan Crutchfield, author Jennifer

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