Community Forum with New Director Candidates

Posted by - June 20, 2018

The Johnson City Public Library Board of Directors invites the community to meet final candidates for its library director position at a special public event on Thursday, June 28. The event starts at 6:30 PM in the Jones Meeting Center on the first floor of the library. This special event is an opportunity for the

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Library Closed for Independence Day

Posted by - June 20, 2018

The library will be closed Wednesday, July 4, for Independence Day. Regular operating hours will resume at 9:00 AM Thursday, July 5. Although the library is closed, all of our digital materials and services are still available! Click here for more on how to use our digital materials listed in the catalog. We also have

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Kids Summer Reading Shows: Zig Wajler’s Musical Journey

Posted by - June 16, 2018

Travel through music with Zig Wajler’s Musical Journey! This is a highly interactive contemporary and multicultural music experience features a battery of percussion that introduces rhythms, sounds, and song-styles from around the world with traditional and contemporary instruments and original compositions. Zig Wajler will have shows Thursday, June 21 at 11:00 AM and 1:30 PM in

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Acoustic Escape

Posted by - June 15, 2018

Can you escape? Give it your best shot in our escape room for adults, “Acoustic Escape” at noon on June 23. Lisa Krekelberg, Adult Services Librarian at JCPL, says it was a fun challenge to create this escape room. “It’s a lot of fun to come up with a cohesive storyline and background for something

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Musical Game Night

Posted by - June 15, 2018

Draw on your music knowledge and reign supreme at our musical game night Wednesday, June 27 at 6:00 PM! We’ll have four different games for adults to play: Music-themed pictionary, Name That Tune, music trivia, and a song-name improv dance challenge. Everyone will get a chance to play every game if they want to, and

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Kids Summer Reading Shows: Magician Scott Humston

Posted by - June 14, 2018

Have a magical time at the library with Scott Humston! Scott Humston will bring his mastery of illusions peppered with puppets, stories, music and comedy for a high energy, entertaining hour. Scott Humston will have shows Thursday, June 28 at 11:00 AM and 1:30 PM in the Jones Meeting Room. This program is free and

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The Battle for the Golden Microphone-Teen Lip Sync Battle!

Posted by - June 13, 2018

The battle for the golden microphone is on. Are you game? Strut your stuff and win the prize at our teen lip sync battle July 17 at 6 PM! Katelyn Wolfe, teen librarian at JCPL says this program is perfect for anyone who enjoys singing into a hair brush. “I love the lip sync battles

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Beat Shazam!

Posted by - June 13, 2018

Jamie Foxx may not be in the building, but Katelyn Wolfe is reppin’ the mic! JCPL is hosting a Beat Shazam competition for teens July 10 at 6 PM. Katelyn Wolfe, teen librarian at JCPL, says this event is perfect for the “lyric masters” of the world. Modeled after the hit game show hosted by

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JCPL Block Party

Posted by - June 13, 2018

Break it down and join us for a party! We’re hosting a block party at King Commons Park on Thursday, July 19 at 6:00 PM. This is our summer reading finale, and every one is welcome, whether you participated in summer reading or not. Lisa Krekelberg, Adult Services Librarian, says “you don’t even need to

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Kids Summer Reading Shows: Bright Star Theatre

Posted by - June 8, 2018

Find a new tune from the other side of the world with Bright Star Theatre! Bright Star Theatre will give two different shows on Thursday, July 5. Old MacDonald’s Sing-Along Farm at 11:00 AM and American Tales & Tunes at 1:30 PM in the Jones Meeting Room. These programs are free and open to the public, and

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