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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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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New Map Display

Posted by - May 25, 2018

We’re thrilled to feature cartography (the study of maps) here at the library! You probably already know about Dr. Scott Honeycutt’s “Rambler’s Guides” on display in our first floor galleria. Those are up until the end of the month, with an artist’s reception and map making workshop on May 31. We also have a new

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Mobile printing—now at JCPL!

Posted by - May 24, 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 into 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. In

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Summer Reading Programs

Posted by - May 22, 2018

Jump into summer with a good read! We’re kicking off our summer reading programs for children, teens, and adults Monday June 4. Register now to participate and the chance to win some great prizes! We have a lot of great programs lined up for each of those age groups, plus some all-ages events designed to

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Summer Hours

Posted by - May 21, 2018

The summer schedule has begun at Johnson City Public Library. Starting May 27, the library will be closed on Sundays. All other days of the week will continue with their current hours: 9 AM-8 PM Monday through Thursday, 9 AM-6 PM Friday, and 10 AM-6 PM on Saturdays. The library will resume Sunday operating hours

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JCPL Featured at Bibliotheca!

Posted by - April 6, 2018

We’re being featured by Bibliotheca, the maker of our Automated Materials Handler (AMH) and our self-checkout machines. These two machines are the glue that make our circulation systems work ever since we transitioned to RFID technology in 2016. Thanks to Bibliotheca for making some great technology and for showing us off! Click the links below

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Interim Director Gina Thayer-Coleman

Posted by - April 3, 2018

The Johnson City Public Library would like to announce that Gina Thayer-Coleman will be working as the interim director until a national search for a new permanent director is concluded. Our former director, Robin Westphal, announced in early March that she accepted a position to become the State Librarian of Missouri. Her last day was March

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Amazon Smile supporting JCPL

Posted by - March 13, 2018

Are you familiar with Amazon Smile? This is one of Amazon’s primary philanthropic endeavors and gives every Amazon user a chance to designate .5% of the cost of every item they purchase towards a charity of their choosing. All items available on are available on Amazon Smile as well, and at the same price.

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