Teen Coding Course

Posted by - June 19, 2018

Event Details Teens, do you want to learn a real coding language? Look no further! Join us for a coding class at the Johnson City Public Library. In six weeks, you’ll learn the fundamentals of the Swift programming language that is used to design mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Macintosh. You will

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Beat Shazam

Posted by - June 19, 2018

Event Details How well do you know the words to your favorite songs? Are you up for the ultimate song lyric challenge? This event is intended for ages 12-18 and registration is required. Event Type(s): Summer Reading, Teen Program, Teen Calendar, Website Teen Age Group(s): 12 – 18 year olds Katelyn Wolfe (423) 434-4349 katelyn.wolfe@jcpl.net

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The Battle for the Golden Microphone-Teen Lip Sync Battle!

Posted by - June 13, 2018

The battle for the golden microphone is on. Are you game? Strut your stuff and win the prize at our teen lip sync battle July 17 at 6 PM! Katelyn Wolfe, teen librarian at JCPL says this program is perfect for anyone who enjoys singing into a hair brush. “I love the lip sync battles

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Beat Shazam!

Posted by - June 13, 2018

Jamie Foxx may not be in the building, but Katelyn Wolfe is reppin’ the mic! JCPL is hosting a Beat Shazam competition for teens July 10 at 6 PM. Katelyn Wolfe, teen librarian at JCPL, says this event is perfect for the “lyric masters” of the world. Modeled after the hit game show hosted by

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JCPL Block Party

Posted by - June 13, 2018

Break it down and join us for a party! We’re hosting a block party at King Commons Park on Thursday, July 19 at 6:00 PM. This is our summer reading finale, and every one is welcome, whether you participated in summer reading or not. Lisa Krekelberg, Adult Services Librarian, says “you don’t even need to

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Teen Game Night

Posted by - June 12, 2018

Event Details Join us for a music-themed game night! We will be playing Rock Band, Just Dance, and more! This event is intended for ages 12-18 and registration is required. Event Type(s): Summer Reading, Teen Program, Teen Calendar, Website Teen Age Group(s): 12 – 18 year olds Katelyn Wolfe (423) 434-4349 katelyn.wolfe@jcpl.net Register For Event

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Teen Make & Take Crafts

Posted by - June 5, 2018

Event Details Come make and take a variety of music crafts. Every participant will leave with a pair of guitar pick earrings and a key chain, among other crafts if desired! This event is intended for ages 12-18 and registration is required. Event Type(s): Make & Take Craft, Summer Reading, Teen Program, Teen Calendar, Website

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Teen Escape Room: Aca-tastrophe!

Posted by - June 2, 2018

Event Details Your A Capella team “Chord of the Rings” made it through to the National competition! But your rival team “The Tone Wolves” copied your unique mash-ups and vocal runs that you had practiced and saved to shock the judges at the competition. They would have guaranteed your team to win! Your last hope

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Stories to Service

Posted by - March 1, 2018

Inspire service through literature. The Johnson City Public Library is proud to announce that Katelyn Wolfe, our Teen Librarian, secured a grant to do just that, thanks to the YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Symposium. “Stories to service is a teen volunteer program that combines literacy with volunteerism through service projects and book clubs” is

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First Look at Our New Teen Space!

Posted by - February 20, 2018

The library’s teen area renovations are well under-way! The teen area, formerly located in a first-floor alcove in the Youth Services department, has now moved to the second floor of the library, adjacent to the Buffalo Mountain Room. The new area is a much larger space for the library’s growing teen programs and will include

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