Teen Book Club

Posted by - August 12, 2019

Event Details Join us for our monthly book club! For Banned Books Month, we will read a classic banned book, The Diary of Anne Frank. The first 10 participants to register will receive a copy of her diary to keep. Participants who attend this book club will be entered into a drawing to win the

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Back-to-School Databases

Posted by - August 7, 2019

Can you believe that the new school year is already here? As you get back into the rhythm of the academic year, keep in mind that your library provides access to free online resources to assist in your learning, research, testing, and more. Below you’ll find descriptions of a few databases; access these and others

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Posted by - August 6, 2019

Event Details Teen Advisory Board (TAB) volunteers meet in the teen area once a month to share thoughts on how to make the library better. TAB meetings will be held on 8/27, 9/17, 10/29, and 11/26. TAB members must fill out a volunteer application and have membership approved by a Teen Librarian before joining as

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Board Game Cafe

Posted by - July 30, 2019

Event Details Join us for a relaxing time of board games, card games, and coloring fun! Sweet treats will be provided. This program is intended for ages 12-18 and registration is required. Event Type(s): Teen Program, Teen Calendar, Website Teen Age Group(s): 12 – 18 year olds Tiffany Watson (423) 434-4349 tiffany.watson@jcpl.net Register For Event

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Staff Book Review: Bone’s Gift

Posted by - July 25, 2019

Thanks to Teen Services Manager Katelyn Wolfe for sharing her thoughts on this young adult novel! Bone’s Gift by Angie Smibert is the first book in the young adult series Ghosts of Ordinary Objects. The book follows 12-year-old Bone, who lives in a rural Virginia mining town during World War II. With her Mama dead

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Summer Reading is Here!

Posted by - May 24, 2019

There are things that signify the beginning of summer: the last day of school, humidity, lightning bugs, and (best of all!) your library’s Summer Reading Program. Summer Reading is an annual nationwide program that encourages people of all ages to spend their summers reading as much as possible. People register with their library and set

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Calling All Sci-Fi & Comic Fandom Artists!

Posted by - May 12, 2019

Your library is holding an art contest as part of its fandom convention, LibCon III: Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind, on Saturday, June 22! The contest is open to all ages and will be judged in three categories: children (ages 11 and under), teens (ages 12-18), and adults (ages 18+). Submissions should be family-friendly

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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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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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