New Library Card for Tweens & Teens

Posted by - December 14, 2018

JCPL is now offering JC24U library cards for 5th-12th graders, which makes it possible for tweens and teens to obtain a library card without having to sign up under a parent’s/guardian’s account. With these special cards, students can check out two print materials at a time (this does not include DVDs or physical audiobooks). They

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JCPL’s 2017-2018 Annual Report

Posted by - December 13, 2018

For over 120 years, the Johnson City Public Library has been a vital part of Johnson City. The 2017-2018 fiscal year (July to June) brought new spaces, expanded resources, and updated equipment to your library, giving us ways to serve you, our community, better. Check out the annual report by clicking here to find out

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Food for Fines: Donations So Far!

Posted by - December 9, 2018

We have one more week of Food for Fines 2018, and we want to share with you how much you’ve done to help your community so far! As of last Friday night, December 7, library patrons had donated over 650 canned and non-perishable food items to Second Harvest Food Bank! Not only has this benefited

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Food for Fines is Back!

Posted by - November 13, 2018

Have you been avoiding the library because of overdue fines? Well, starting today, you can give back to your community and pay off your library fees at the same time! We are once again holding Food for Fines, an exchange program in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee and Washington County-Johnson City

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Introducing Niche Academy!

Posted by - November 8, 2018

We are excited to introduce JCPL’s latest digital service, Niche Academy! It is a free online database with succinct tutorials on topics like navigating social media platforms and using digital book and media resources. To access the platform from your computer, visit our E-Resources section of the menu and click on Niche Academy under the

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Getting to Know Julia

Posted by - August 24, 2018

We’re so excited to welcome our new director, Julia Turpin, and we want to introduce her to you! Watch the video to learn some fun facts about her, then come visit us and learn more. (Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel when you watch the video!)

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Mobile printing—now at JCPL!

Posted by - August 9, 2018

You can now print from your own device to the library’s printer. We always strive to save you time and effort, so there’s now no need for you to log in to our computer lab just to print a document. Don’t worry though, we’ll still have computers available on both floors to meet your needs.

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Introducing Julia Turpin, JCPL’s new director!

Posted by - July 31, 2018

The summer may be ending, but we’re beginning a new adventure on August 20. That’s when Julia Turpin joins the JCPL staff as our new library director! Julia comes to us from the Appalachian Regional Library, where she was the Wilkes County Librarian. She has worked in legal libraries and academic libraries, but says “my

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Introducing RB Digital!

Posted by - July 23, 2018

It’s here! RB Digital is our newest service available for every JCPL member. It’s your ticket to streaming video on your computer or mobile device! To access RB Digital on your computer just visit our E-Resources section of the menu and click RB Digital. This will lead you directly to the portal where you can register

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Julia Turpin named as new library director

Posted by - July 16, 2018

After an extensive national search, the Johnson City Public Library Board of Directors announces the hiring of Julia Turpin of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina as the library’s new director. Julia comes to Johnson City from the Appalachian Regional Library, where she has served as Wilkes County Librarian since October 2014. She fills a vacancy created

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