Get Your Paws on a New Pet

Posted by - June 11, 2021

If you’re thinking about adding a pet to your family this summer, stop by your Library on Friday, June 18! We’re partnering with The Humane Society of Washington County to connect you with sweet cats and dogs in need of homes. The Humane Society will bring kittens, cats, puppies, and older dogs to the Library

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Tell Your Animal Stories: Art and Short Story Contests

Posted by - June 8, 2021

We all have stories about animals—pets or otherwise—and we want to hear yours! Your Library is holding two creative contests as part of the Summer Reading Challenge for you to share your animal stories in creative ways. We are accepting submissions for both an art and short story writing competition until Wednesday, June 30. The

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Spend This Summer Reading With Your Library!

Posted by - June 4, 2021

The signs of summer are everywhere these days—in the heat and humidity, gardens coming to life, the end of the school year—and of course, the beginning of your Library’s Summer Reading Challenge! If you’re not familiar with Summer Reading, it’s an annual nationwide reading challenge. People set reading goals and spend the summer tracking their

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Online Storytime: Zoo

Posted by - June 4, 2021

Event Details Join Ms. Mandy for stories about the zoo! You can watch storytime on the JCPL Facebook and YouTube pages. It is available for 24 hours beginning on Wednesday, June 16 at 11 a.m. Don’t forget to pick up your craft at curbside or at the Children’s Desk! View Event On Calendar

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Book Scouts: Pet Reads

Posted by - June 4, 2021

Event Details Children 5-12 years old may register to get subject-based book recommendations and read-alikes for popular series! If you’re looking for what to read next, this is the place to start! We will look at picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, non-fiction, and audiobooks, so there is something for every reader! Children will earn

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Tails and Tales Adoption Event

Posted by - June 4, 2021

Event Details Been thinking about a new pet but don’t really know where to start? Drop by the Library and “check out” some of the animals that Washington County Humane Society has to offer. Remember to Adopt, Don’t Shop! Event Type(s): Summer Reading Program Age Group(s): All Ages Amy Taylor (423) 434-4349 amy.taylor@jcpl.org View Event

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Tie-Dye Tote for Teens

Posted by - June 4, 2021

Event Details Join us in the library to create a special, one of a kind tote bag to use for all of your summer needs, including hauling your summer reading books! Event Type(s): Summer Reading Program, Website Teen Age Group(s): 12-18 Years Tiffany Watson (423) 434-4349 tiffany.watson@jcpl.org Register For Event

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Tale to Tail

Posted by - June 4, 2021

Event Details Children ages 5 to 9 years old can register for a 15-minute time slot to read to a trained listening dog in the Children’s Amphitheater on Monday afternoons beginning at 4 p.m. Call (423) 434-4458 to sign up for your time. This program will be held weather permitting. Event Type(s): Summer Reading Program,

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Online Storytime: Arctic

Posted by - June 4, 2021

Event Details Join Ms. Donna for stories about arctic animals! You can watch storytime on the JCPL Facebook and YouTube pages. It is available for 24 hours beginning on Wednesday, June 23 at 11 a.m. Don’t forget to pick up your craft at curbside or at the Children’s Desk! View Event On Calendar

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Online Event: Animal Crossing New Horizons

Posted by - June 4, 2021

Event Details Register for a time slot to visit Ms. Jennifer’s island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons via Nintendo Switch Online. Swap DIY recipes, fossils, and furniture with other players, chat with new friends, visit the virtual library, and much more! You will be given a specific time to enter and sent a Dodo Code

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