Current Library Services

Current Library Services

Current Services Page - 1B2A4717

Your Library is open, and we can’t wait to see you! As we continue our phased reopening, we’ll update this page with the most current information about our hours, services, and COVID requirements.

Everyone is required to wear a mask inside the building. If you need a mask, we’re happy to provide it! You can stop by any service desk to pick one up.

Your Library is open Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.;  Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 12-6 p.m.

Curbside pickup is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Beginning Saturday, September 18, our public computers and faxing service will be unavailable for a few weeks. You can still access our free WiFi on your personal devices.

We have a variety of events for all ages, both in-person and online. Storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers meet in the Natural Adventure Area across the street from the Library. Please visit our calendar to find upcoming events.

The Friends of the Library are hosting an expanded, ongoing book sale in the Polly Peterson Room (the area directly to the right when you enter the Library).

We’re excited to see you next time you visit your Library!

Updated September 10, 2021

More Information

Let us know how we can help! Reach us at (423) 434-4450 or send your questions here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers meet in the Natural Adventure Area across the street from the Library.

We have a variety of other events for all ages, both in-person and online. Please visit our calendar to find upcoming events.

Click here to preregister for a library card, then call (423) 434-4475 or visit the Circulation Desk to finalize your registration. You can pick up your card after showing a current photo ID at curbside pickup or the Circulation Desk.

If you receive a message that your library account is expired, don’t worry! It’s very quick and easy to renew your account. Call (423) 434-4475 or visit the Circulation Desk and we’ll renew your card. Please call during Library hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

We are waiving most overdue fines right now. However, bills for items that are lost or damaged will not be waived. Click here and scroll down to the bottom of the page for more information on fees for lost or damaged items.

We can’t accept returns at curbside pickup. You can return items in the Library or at the outdoor drive-up drop box located near the curbside pickup parking spaces. If you’re returning items in the Library, place them in the returns slot just past the Circulation Desk to your left.

Yes, we are accepting donations of books and media items. Click here to learn what we accept.

Donations that are small enough for one person to carry in one trip may be brought to curbside pickup or the Library’s Circulation Desk. Any donation drop-offs larger than that must be prearranged by emailing the Friends of the Library.

 

Yes, we’re here to help! Ask a librarian for recommendations next time you visit the Library. Or you can call (423) 434-4450 and follow the instructions to reach the department with which you want to speak.

You can also click here to request a Book Bundle put together specifically for you by our librarians.

Everyone is required to wear a mask inside the building. If you need a mask, we’re happy to provide it! You can stop by any service desk to pick one up.

We also encourage social distancing and frequently clean commonly-touched surfaces.

We don’t offer notary services, but the UPS store on West State of Franklin Road in Johnson City does. Click here or call the store at (423) 979-7122 with questions.

We offer the TWRA boating exam by appointment at the Library or over Zoom. Call (423) 434-4454 to schedule an appointment.

Click here for an online study guide.

Visit the Tennessee Department of Health’s COVID-19 website for current statistics, a list of testing and vaccine sites across the state, and useful public health information.

You can receive assistance with job searching or filing for unemployment on the American Job Center of Johnson City’s website. For help by phone, call (423) 610-0222.