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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Online Unicorn-ival

Posted by - June 2, 2020

Event Details Ms. Jennifer will present a special online unicorn-themed storytime designed for school age children. She will share some of her favorite unicorn stories and activities for families to enjoy together at home. Share your Unicorn-ival fun with JCPL on Facebook and Instagram @johnsoncitypubliclibrary. Event Type(s): Summer Reading, Youth Services Program, Youth Calendar, Website

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Preschool Summer Reading Activities Zoom Meeting

Posted by - May 29, 2020

Event Details We are eager to see what our preschool friends have been doing in our Preschool Summer Reading Challenge. Do you have some activities you'd like to share with us? Or maybe you just want to say hello. Join some of the Youth Services Staff and your library friends for a Zoom meeting on

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Children’s Favorite Reads Zoom Meeting

Posted by - May 28, 2020

Event Details Hey, Kids! Want to share a favorite book you've been reading? Join friends and some of the Youth Services staff to share with us through a Zoom meeting on Friday, June 12 @ 11 AM . You may inspire someone to read what you've enjoyed and maybe find another book you're interested in

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Summer Reading Zoom Meeting

Posted by - May 28, 2020

Event Details Do you have questions about how Summer Reading is working this year? Do you need clarification about how to log books or minutes? Do you want to know more about how your child can get involved in the online programs we are offering? Questions about getting a library card or curbside service? Want

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Online Book Scouts Blog Post: Magical Reads

Posted by - May 19, 2020

Event Details Via the library blog at www.jcpl.org, Ms. Jennifer will share some of her favorite read-alikes for some of your favorite magical book series, such as Harry Potter, Fablehaven, and more! The list will include picture books, graphic novels, and chapter books, so there will be something for the whole family to enjoy! Share

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Online Choose Your Own Quest

Posted by - May 15, 2020

Event Details As part of your Summer Reading Quest, tune in and join us for a Choose-Your-Own style quest! We will share a series of videos featuring characters who are on an epic journey. Where will they end up? That's up to you! Watch the skit each Thursday in June @ 11 AM on social

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Online Choose Your Own Adventure

Posted by - May 14, 2020

Event Details As part of your Summer Reading Quest, tune in and join us for a Choose-Your-Own style adventure! We will share a series of videos featuring characters who are on an epic journey. Where will they end up? That's up to you! Watch the skit each Thursday in June @ 11 AM on social

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Online Preschool Storytime

Posted by - May 13, 2020

Event Details Join us on Facebook for an abbreviated storytime by Ms. Mandy, Ms. Donna, and Ms. Betty. We'll hear stories, sing songs, and have fingerplays the children can participate in. We'll have a craft you can pick up through our curbside service the week of each storytime. Curbside service is open 11-6 PM Monday

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Poetic Reads & Activities for School Age Kids

Posted by - April 16, 2020

Poetry is all about slowing down, paying attention, and learning how to frame everyday experiences differently so that we can see them with new meaning. As frustrating as these days of social distancing are, they do give us the unique opportunity to slow down and pay closer attention to our lives. We couldn’t think of

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April’s Book Worms Program Goes Online

Posted by - April 9, 2020

This month we’re taking Book Worms online for the first time! For those who aren’t familiar with the program, Book Worms is a monthly book club for ages 5-8. Kids listen to a story and then do a related craft or game. Each month has a theme, and April’s theme is dinosaurs. In our Book

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