Teen Book Club

Posted by - February 19, 2019

Event Details Join us for our monthly book club! This month, we will discuss Warcross by Marie Lu, a New York Times bestselling sci-fi trilogy opener. The first 10 participants to register will receive a copy of the book to keep. This program is intended for ages 12-18. Registration is required."Teen hacker Emika Chen works

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Teen Coding Course

Posted by - February 18, 2019

Event Details Learn the basics of the Swift coding language in a 6 week course taught by Logan Craft. Classes are offered Mondays from 4-5 starting on January 28 OR on Fridays from 4-5 starting on January 25. Participants need only to attend on Mondays OR on Fridays. This program is intended for ages 12-18.

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Digital Mapping Workshop for Teens & Adults

Posted by - February 15, 2019

Johnson City Public Library will host a digital mapping workshop for teens and adults on Thursday, February 21 from 6-7:30 p.m. The session will be led by Geospatial Project Manager Link Elmore from Johnson City’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Division. Participants will learn how to create interactive maps for the web using the city’s Open

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Digital Mapping

Posted by - February 15, 2019

Event Details Join us as staff from Johnson City's Geospatial division of Information Technology leads a hands-on exercise in creating interactive maps for the web using the City's Open Data site and ArcGIS Online. This program is intended for ages 12+ and registration is required. Event Type(s): Teen Program, Speaker, Teen Calendar, Website Teen, Website

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Mafia Murder Mystery Game Night

Posted by - January 29, 2019

Event Details Join us for a library-favorite murder mystery game! You must solve who is killing the other players before you meet your demise. Mafia is easy to learn, so no prior knowledge of the game is necessary! This program is intended for ages 12-18. Registration is required. Event Type(s): Teen Program, Teen Calendar, Website

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Stories to Service Teens Address Texting & Driving

Posted by - January 11, 2019
Stories to Service is a teen volunteer group at the Johnson City Public Library dedicated to making a difference in the community by connecting literature with service projects. The group's most recent topic focused on raising awareness about the dangers of texting and driving. They read Jeff Zentner's book Goodbye Days to learn more about distracted driving.
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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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Yule Ball: A Harry Potter Celebration

Posted by - December 5, 2018

Teens ages 12-18 are formally invited to a Harry Potter holiday celebration on Tuesday, December 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. Join us for games, trivia, crafts, and food, along with a cosplay contest. Dressing up as a Harry Potter character is not required but it is highly encouraged, because there will be prizes for the top

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Candy Sushi

Posted by - November 14, 2018

On Tuesday, November 27 from 6:00-7:30 p.m., teens 12-18 will gather to create colorful and delicious candy “sushi” rolls that they can take home. Sushi rolls are created using a variety of candies, including Rice Krispies, Fruit Roll-Ups, and Swedish Fish, to name a few. Registration for this free event is currently full, but teens

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Makey Makey Retro Gaming

Posted by - October 31, 2018

International Games Week is November 4-10, and we are celebrating on Tuesday, November 6 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. with a retro gaming night! But, this is not your average gaming experience. Participants will use a unique device called a Makey Makey to power retro video games like Tetris, Super Mario, and Pac-Man. This free event is

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