Tales & Talk Spring 2018

Posted by - February 22, 2018

We’re excited to start up Tales & Talk, our adult book club! Tales & Talk is a dedicated group that reads 3 books every spring and fall, with a discussion led by our adult services librarians. “We try to pick books that are well-reviewed, timely, and with a balance of subjects and styles” says Lisa

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First Look at Our New Teen Space!

Posted by - February 20, 2018

The library’s teen area renovations are well under-way! The teen area, formerly located in a first-floor alcove in the Youth Services department, has now moved to the second floor of the library, adjacent to the Buffalo Mountain Room. The new area is a much larger space for the library’s growing teen programs and will include

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Teen Tech Week

Posted by - February 20, 2018

Teen Tech week is coming March 4-10 to the Johnson City Public Library. This is your chance to compete to win $500 in Maker Space tools for the Johnson City Public Library! Katelyn Wolfe, Teen Services Librarian at the Johnson City Public Library, has been working with JCPL’s Teen Advisory Board to rise to the

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Libby, by Overdrive!

Posted by - February 13, 2018

We’re featuring our favorite new app this week: Libby, by Overdrive. Libby is your gateway to free audiobooks and ebooks from JCPL. If you’ve ever used READS, the Regional Ebook and Audiobook Download Service, then you owe it to yourself to give Libby a try. Overdrive has put together a fantastically easy-to-use app. To get

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Automatic Renewals are here!

Posted by - February 9, 2018

Starting February 9, 2018, your books will be automatically renewed at the Johnson City Public Library! We always try to save your time, so from now on we’re taking an extra step on your behalf. We’ll still send you reminder texts or emails 3 days before your items are due, but now the next day

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Preschool Repurposed Play Day

Posted by - February 6, 2018

Get down and play! We’re having our first preschool repurposed play day of the year February 20 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM in the Jones Meeting Room. This is our repackaged version of the sensory play day, so if you’ve been a fan of those events, make sure to come to this too! We’re

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Computer Classes at JCPL

Posted by - January 18, 2018

Computer classes at JCPL are back! Starting February 1, the Johnson City Public Library will host free computer classes in the library’s second floor computer lab. Classes will be held Thursdays at 3:00 PM on a variety of topics. These classes are free and open to the public, and will last 1 hour each. Participants

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Spanish – Ingles Conversation Group

Posted by - January 16, 2018

Looking to brush up your Spanish or English skills? Come to the Johnson City Public Library! Our Spanish – Ingles conversation group is now meeting on Thursday nights from 6:00-7:00 PM in the Blue Plum study room. All skills levels are welcome for this free event open to the public, and no registration is required.

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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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Teen Bookend Design Contest

Posted by - January 3, 2018

We love teens at the Johnson City Public Library, which is why we’re opening up a brand new space for teens on the second floor. It’ll be bigger and better than our current teen space on the first floor, and we hope to have the teen collection and some basic furniture installed within the first

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