Teens Duct Tape Pouch

Posted by - September 13, 2022

Event Details Teens ages 12-18 can join us in the Jones Meeting Room on Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m. to create multi-use zipper pouches out of duct tape! Use it as a pencil pouch, make-up pouch, or anything else you can think of. Event Type(s): Website Teen Age Group(s): 12-18 Years Amy Taylor (423)

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Adulting 101: Preparing Teens for Adulthood

Posted by - September 2, 2022

Your Library is offering an ongoing series of “adulting” classes for teens ages 12-18! Click the titles below to learn more and register for each session. Class Schedule September 7: Personal Finance September 21: Career Night October 12: Adolescent and Reproductive Health* *A parental permission slip is required, which you can download here. October 19:

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Free Online Resources for High Schoolers

Posted by - August 8, 2022

Can you believe that the new school year is already here? As your teens get back into the rhythm of the academic year, keep in mind that the Library provides free online resources for high school learning, research, testing, and more. Below you’ll find descriptions of a few of these helpful resources, but you can

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LibCon: A Pirate’s Life 4 Me

Posted by - July 5, 2022

Ahoy, me hearties! If the pirate’s life is for you, make for port at Johnson City Public Library on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. LibCon, your Library’s annual fandom convention, is free and family-friendly. LibCon is pirate-themed this year, but all fandom types are welcome. LibCon features all sorts of fandom fun, including

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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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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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