Mary’s Monster, by Lita Judge (and Other Frankensteins We Love)

Posted by - October 21, 2018

Thanks to Katelyn Wolfe, Teen Services Manager, for this great book review and further reading suggestions! Autumn has always been my favorite season, partly because it’s the perfect time to curl up with a good spooky book. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of one of the best spooky books of all

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Makey Makey Retro Gaming

Posted by - October 16, 2018

Event Details Learn how to use a Makey Makey to connect unique objects to function as a computer. To align with International Games Week, we will use the Makey Makey to play retro games, like Teris and Pac-Man. This event is for ages 12-18 and registration is required. Event Type(s): Teen Program, Teen Calendar, Website

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Thrill the World: Join the Global Dance Event!

Posted by - October 9, 2018

Do you remember the first time you saw the groundbreaking music video to Michael Jackson’s song, “Thriller”? Wherever you were, we want to revive that thrill you felt watching those creepy zombies dancing out of the mist led by the man in red. To recreate that experience, we are joining the dance and want you

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Frankenfest

Posted by - October 9, 2018

Event Details Celebrate Frankenweek in honor of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Join us for games, crafts, and food inspired by the monster himself! This event 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

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Life-Size CLUE

Posted by - October 2, 2018

Event Details Find out whodunit as you play in a life-size version of the murder mystery board game CLUE. This event is for ages 12-18 and registration is required. Event Type(s): Teen Program, Teen Calendar, Website Teen Age Group(s): 12 – 18 year olds Katelyn Wolfe (423) 434-4450 ext. 4349 katelyn.wolfe@jcpl.net Register For Event

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Celebrating Banned Books Week

Posted by - September 14, 2018

In 1960, John F. Kennedy said, “If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries. These libraries should be open to all—except the censor. We must know all the facts and hear all the alternatives

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Adulting 101: Budgeting

Posted by - August 10, 2018

Managing personal finances can be overwhelming, but we are here to help! Join us on Tuesday, August 21 from 6:00-7:00 PM for Adulting 101: Budgeting, a class on learning how to take charge of your money. It will be hosted by the Washington County UT Extension Office in JCPL’s computer lab, and is open to

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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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