Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at JCPL

Posted by - July 28, 2021

On Monday, August 2, ETSU Health will host a free Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the Library’s Jones Meeting Room from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. This single-dose vaccine is available for free to anyone age 18 and older. No appointment is required, you can just walk in! You don’t need to bring anything with

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Library Reopening Monday, April 19

Posted by - April 13, 2021

We can’t wait to welcome you back into your Library starting Monday, April 19! We’re reopening with limited hours and services for the time being. Keep reading for details on what to expect when you visit. The building will be open to the public Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. And for

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Your Library’s 2019-2020 Annual Report

Posted by - December 18, 2020

For 125 years, your Library has continually adapted and grown to meet the needs of Johnson City residents. Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, this commitment hasn’t wavered. This year we have re-imagined and adapted our services so we can continue reaching the community even while our building is closed. But this year’s

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A toddler participates in an activity at the library. Text: #GivingTuesday

Support Your Library on GivingTuesday

Posted by - November 24, 2020
GivingTuesday is Tuesday, December 1, and is an excellent opportunity for you to donate to your Library. While we do receive funding from the City of Johnson City and Washington County, your Library also depends on generous donors. Your financial gifts help us innovate and adapt our services, grow our collections, and renovate Library spaces.
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Update: Details of Phased Reopening

Posted by - April 30, 2020

UPDATE: PHASED REOPENING We’re excited to say that our regional libraries are working together to implement a coordinated, phased reopening plan! This plan is guided by a deep concern for the health and safety of our communities, from our employees to the vulnerable populations we serve. Along with other area libraries, your Library plans to

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Connecting People, Ideas, and Community since 1895

Posted by - April 18, 2020

As history has proved over and over again, every enduring institution begins with the vision and hard work of a few dedicated people. The story of Johnson City Public Library is no different. Thanks to a small group of women who wanted to expand their educational horizons, who desired a deeper understanding of art, literature

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Continue Using Your Library While We’re Closed!

Posted by - April 17, 2020

Although your Library’s building is closed right now, the good news is we’re still able to connect you with learning and entertainment opportunities. From our website alone, you can explore whole worlds for free! We have digital services that give you access to books, magazines, movies, and TV shows. Through our online databases, you can

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JCPL’s 2018-2019 Annual Report

Posted by - January 3, 2020

For 125 years, your Library has continually adapted and grown to meet the needs of the Johnson City community. The 2018-2019 fiscal year (July to June) was a time of organizational introspection, evaluation, and value clarification. We move into 2020, our 125th anniversary year, with the desire to continue adapting our work to the needs

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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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36 Years of Service: Interview with Gina Thayer-Coleman

Posted by - August 17, 2019

This week we’re honoring Circulation Services Manager Gina Thayer-Coleman, who is retiring after working at your library for 36 years. Gina has been instrumental in implementing and maintaining the library’s automation systems for the last 30 years, and has served as a devoted mentor and leader to her fellow employees. We asked her to reflect on

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