Food for Fines: Donations so far!

Posted by - December 27, 2017

We’re nearing the end of Food for Fines 2017, and we wanted to share with you how much you have done to help your community. After we made our first donation shipment on December 19, Jennifer Miller, Special Events Coordinator for Second Harvest Food Bank, said, “I wanted to take time to thank you for

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Native Voices

Posted by - December 21, 2017

Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health & Illness is coming to the Johnson City Public Library December 9. This traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness, and cultural life for Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. Honoring the native tradition of oral history, the exhibition features personal

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Food for Fines: Staff Donations

Posted by - December 20, 2017

For the first time the Johnson City Public Library staff is joining in on Food for Fines! Each week the staff has been challenged to donate a different type of items: Week 1 (December 3rd – 9th):  Cereal/Rice/Dried Beans/Pasta/Mac and Cheese Week 2 (December 10th – 16th): Canned Fruits/Veggies/Tuna/Spaghetti Sauce Week 3 (December 17th –

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Food for Fines: Second Harvest Food Bank

Posted by - December 13, 2017

You probably know by now that we’re running Food for Fines through the end of the month: donate 1 can of food or a box of non-perishable food and we’ll take $1.00 off your library fines. But we want to make sure you know that we’re not doing this alone! One of our partners receiving

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JCPL.ORG is here!

Posted by - November 7, 2017

Hi, thanks for stopping in today! We’re rolling out our new website at www.jcpl.org, and we want to help you find the information you need while you’re here. The biggest change might be the first one you noticed when our new page loaded—we’ve put the search bar right at the top and center of the

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RFID–What’s New?

Posted by - November 5, 2017

Since late 2016, the Johnson City Public Library has been transitioning to a new RFID based system. You may sure you remember our self-checkout, installed February of 2017 (or our self-checkout April Fools joke from 2016), but now we are proud to announce our automated check-in machine–AMH (Automated Materials Handler) for short–has been installed and

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Artful Aging

Posted by - October 27, 2017

Our first year of the Artful Aging program is wrapping up. Thanks to a generous grant from Aroha Philanthropies, the Johnson City Public Library offered classes in storytelling, poetry, photography, sculpting, banjo, and mandolin to over 60 people aged 55 or older over the course of 2017. Creating art is one of the most effective means

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Lib Con II: Dynamic Duos

Posted by - August 24, 2017

It’s back! Lib Con II is on Saturday, September 23rd from 10-4, right here at the Johnson City Public Library. We have workshops, a costume contest, gaming events, and more! Lib Con II is a family-friendly event with activities for all ages. Some of our guest speakers/workshop facilitators include game designer Dan Crutchfield, author Jennifer

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Calling all volunteers!

Posted by - August 24, 2017

The Johnson City Public Library is currently looking for volunteers for Lib Con II, our comics/gaming/SF convention. Lib Con volunteers will help facilitate the events the library is hosting that day, including guest speakers, the costume contest/cosplay events, gaming, and kids craft tables. We will work with you to find the right fit for your

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