Summer Reading Program Kick-Off

Posted by - May 19, 2022

Event Details All ages are invited to an evening of fun on Wednesday, June 1 from 5-7 p.m. as we kick off the Summer Reading Program! We’ll have lawn games, bubbles, a chalk obstacle course, and more. Bring your own t-shirt to tie-dye. You can also register yourself and your family for the Summer Reading

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

Posted by - May 19, 2022

Event Details Do you like playing Dungeons & Dragons or want to learn how? Join our Dungeons & Dragons Club that meets twice a month! Ages 10-18 can come to the teen area on Monday, June 6 at 5:30 p.m. to play. No registration is required. Email amy.taylor@jcpl.org or call (423) 434-4349 for more information.

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Teen Book Club

Posted by - May 19, 2022

Event Details Ages 12-18 can join us on Tuesday, June 7 at 6 p.m. to discuss Part of Your World: A Twisted Tale by Liz Braswell. The first six participants to sign up get a free copy of the book to keep! Registration is required and begins on May 15. Email amy.taylor@jcpl.org or call (423)

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Teen De-Stress Week

Posted by - May 6, 2022

In November 2019, your Library’s teen volunteers received an ETSU Elevates grant to host a weeklong program in Spring 2020 about teen mental health and stress management. However, “De-Stress Week” had to be put on hold in 2020 because of the pandemic. A Teen De-Stress Week is more important than ever, so we’re holding it

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Tech Take-Apart Workshop

Posted by - March 15, 2022

Ever wondered what goes on inside your computer, cellphone, or household appliances to make them work? Now is your chance to find out! Ages 10 and older can learn how tech items operate by breaking them open at the Library’s Tech Take-Apart Workshop on Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m. in the Jones Meeting Room.

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Help Choose the Next Volunteer State Book Awards

Posted by - March 10, 2022

Do your kids have favorite books? Would they like to vote for their favorite to win an award? Tennessee gives kids and teens the chance to choose their favorite books every year with the Volunteer State Book Awards! Jennifer Johnson, your Library’s school age program coordinator, says, “The really great thing about these awards is

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Adulting 101: Preparing Teens for Adulthood

Posted by - January 20, 2022

Your Library offers an ongoing series of “adulting” classes for teens ages 12-18. These sessions introduce teens to practical topics they probably haven’t had to deal with yet, such as managing finances and building resumes. They also cover a range of life skills that will serve teens for the rest of their lives, like learning

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JCPL Hosted Book Launch for Raquel Vasquez Gilliland’s New Novel

Posted by - August 8, 2021

Your Library was honored to host the book launch of author Raquel Vasquez Gilliland’s new novel, “How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe”. The book launch was on Saturday, August 14 at 2 p.m. in the Library’s Jones Meeting Room. Gilliland talked about the novel and her writing process, as well as signed

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Reflecting on the Year: A Conversation with Amy T.

Posted by - April 3, 2021

Last March your Library closed to the public. We’ve been reflecting on what this meant for us, both as individuals and as an institution. As we look forward to reopening on Monday, April 19, we also want to reflect on where we’ve come from. We’re capturing individual reflections on working at the Library during this

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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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