Holiday Concert Series

Posted by - November 25, 2019

Your Library is getting into the holiday spirit with music! We have concerts on the next three Mondays at 6 p.m. in the Buffalo Mountain Room. The East Tennessee Children’s Choir (ETCC) will perform on December 2. On December 9, violinists from Harrington Music Studio will play holiday favorites. And Harpstrings harpists will play on

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An Evening of Hygge: Winter Comfort and Crafting

Posted by - November 25, 2019

Have you ever heard of “hygge” (pronouced “hugh-ga”)? Hygge is a Danish concept that has been rising in popularity in the U.S. over the past few years. It refers to an atmosphere and experience of comfort and cheer, of coziness and contentment, whether you are with loved ones or alone. Because these feelings are often

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Take Time to Listen: New Teen Non-Fiction Audiobooks

Posted by - November 25, 2019

Thanks to our Teen Services Library Clerk, Tiffany Watson, for sharing her thoughts on our new audiobooks in the teen collection! Christmas break is fast approaching, and with school out for a couple weeks, it may be time to try something new to break up the boredom. Come to your Library and check out the

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Food for Fines is Back!

Posted by - November 7, 2019

Have you been avoiding your Library because of overdue fines? Well, starting this Tuesday, November 12, you can give back to your community and pay off your late fees at the same time through Food for Fines, an exchange program in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee. From November 12 until Sunday, December 15,

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Taller Literario en Español / Spanish Literature Club

Posted by - October 22, 2019
Your Library hosts a weekly discussion group about Spanish literature, which is also conducted in Spanish, called Taller Literario. The group meets every Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. in the Library's second floor board room. Registration is required and can be completed on our online calendar. The conversations are facilitated by ETSU Spanish professors Dr. Matthew Fehskens
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Junior Traveling Tales: Book Club Kits for Kids

Posted by - October 7, 2019

Adults aren’t the only ones who should get to have book discussions! That’s why your Library offers Junior Traveling Tales, which are book club kits for kids. Over 25 novels are available for checkout, including classics such as The Hobbit and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and newer reads like The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary. Find

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JCPL’s Weekly Email: Find Out What’s New!

Posted by - October 5, 2019

Do you ever wonder what new materials your Library has on its shelves, but don’t have time to browse our New Books display when you visit? We are continually getting in new books, movies, and music, so we provide a weekly email called Wowbrary to help keep you updated! When you sign up to receive

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Staff Book Review: Nothing Gold Can Stay

Posted by - October 4, 2019

Thanks to Adult Services Librarian Lisa Krekelberg for sharing her thoughts on Ron Rash’s Nothing Gold Can Stay and why she chose it for Tales & Talk, one of your Library’s book discussion groups for adults. When I select titles for the Library’s book discussion groups, I look for forms beyond the standard novel. Last

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Connecting Homeless Veterans with Housing Resources

Posted by - August 30, 2019

Your library is committed to providing every person in our community with free access to information, which is why we recently began partnering with Veteran Affairs (VA) to provide homeless Veterans with information about housing resources. On the first and third Tuesdays of every month from 12:30-1:30 p.m., a VA community outreach social worker is available

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