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 - April 22, 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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Family Lego Day

Posted by - April 20, 2019

Event Details Bring the whole family to creatively build with Legos. 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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Register Soon for Mother Goose Storytime!

Posted by - April 19, 2019

We are currently taking registration for our Mother Goose Storytime program in May, which is for children from birth to 18 months old and their caregivers. The program is from 9:30-10 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays between May 1-23. When registering, you will sign up for either Wednesday or Thursday every week, and your registration

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Sculpture Unveiling & Mayoral Proclamation

Posted by - April 18, 2019

Event Details Join us for a sculpture unveiling ceremony on the library's front lawn. The ceremony will include a proclamation by Mayor Jenny Brock designating the library as a pollinator-friendly site. The sculpture, called “Pollination,” was created by local artist and ETSU art professor emerita Catherine Murray and will be installed in the library's pollinator

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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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Librarians in Training

Posted by - March 22, 2019

In January, your library started a mentoring program called Librarians in Training, which gives students an in-depth look at how libraries function. JCPL’s School Age Program Coordinator Jennifer Johnson says that the main goal “is to inspire the next generation of library employees who are committed to fostering a life-long love of reading and learning

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Repurposed Play Day!

Posted by - March 21, 2019

All babies 24 months and younger (no older siblings, please) and their caregivers are invited to drop by the library’s Jones Meeting Room on Friday, March 22 from 9:30-11 a.m to play with repurposed everyday materials in a creative way. This is our repackaged version of the sensory play day, so if your children enjoyed

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Tech Take-Apart Workshop for All Ages!

Posted by - February 19, 2019

Ever wondered what goes on inside your computer, cellphone, or household appliances to make them work? Now is your chance to find out! Come learn how these items operate by breaking them open at the library’s Tech Take-Apart Workshop on Tuesday, March 5 from 6-7 p.m. in the Buffalo Mountain Room. Donated technology items will

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Magic Tree House Program

Posted by - January 18, 2019

On Thursday, January 24 from 6-7 p.m., 5-12 year olds are invited to join us in the Jones Meeting Room for a celebration of books 5-8 in the Magic Tree House series. Registration is required and can be completed here. To celebrate, there will be crafts, games, and snacks themed around each book. Because the four

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Cherished Mom Perinatal Support Group

Posted by - January 7, 2019

Beginning on Monday, January 14, the library is hosting a bimonthly support group for women who are preparing for or adjusting to motherhood and are struggling with feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, and exhaustion. The group is organized and led by facilitators from Appalachian Perinatal Mental Health Alliance (APMHA), and meets on the second and fourth

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