Pet Adoption at JCPL!

Posted by - April 18, 2019

Teen volunteers from the library’s Stories to Service program are hosting a pet adoption in partnership with the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter on Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Cats will be available in the library’s Jones Meeting Room and dogs will be in the outdoor amphitheater on the far side of the Youth

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Stories to Service Book Club

Posted by - April 16, 2019

Event Details Join us for our spring Stories to Service book club! Stories to Service is a volunteer program for ages 12-18 that combines book clubs with community service events planned by teens. JCPL teen volunteers coordinated an adoption event with the Washington County Animal Shelter. In conjunction with this event, we are reading Rain

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Adulting 101: Sewing Basics

Posted by - April 13, 2019

Event Details Adulting 101 is a series of programs about a variety of topics that cover basic how-tos and skills you might want to know for adulthood. This workshop will focus on sewing basics and techniques for beginners taught by Jennifer Rasnake. This program is intended for ages 12+. Registration is required. Event Type(s): Workshop,

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De-Stress Day for Teens

Posted by - April 1, 2019

The end of the school year is stressful and we want to help teens deal with all that anxiety and stress. On Tuesday, April 16 from 6-7:30 p.m., ages 12-18 are invited to De-Stress Day. They will enjoy a variety of stress-free activities in a relaxing environment as well as learn tips for stress and

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Digital Mapping Workshop for Teens & Adults

Posted by - February 19, 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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Tech Take-Apart Workshop for All Ages!

Posted by - February 19, 2019

Ever wondered what goes on inside your computer, cellphone, or household appliances to make them work? Now is your chance to find out! Come learn how these items operate by breaking them open at the library’s Tech Take-Apart Workshop on Tuesday, March 5 from 6-7 p.m. in the Buffalo Mountain Room. Donated technology items will

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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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