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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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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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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Toddler Time

Posted by - August 7, 2017

Children 18 – 36 months with their caregivers are welcome to attend this 20 minute storytime. We will share stories, flannelboard games, songs and fingerplays. This program is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:15 am.

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