“Only Connect!” – E. M. Forster, Howards End, 1910

The Johnson City Public Library isn’t a place—it’s a dynamic connection.

Be part of the connection. Your tax-deductible contribution will help us provide these connections for you and everyone else in your community. Eighty-seven percent of our $1.8 million-dollar budget go directly to programs, materials, and services, with the remaining 13% going to management and general expenses.

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Contribute today using one of our designated giving options:

Unrestricted: You’ve trusted us to put your gift wherever it’s most needed. Thank you!

Books & Materials: You’re ensuring JCPL’s collection is the best it can be.

Programs for Children: You’re giving children a foundation of literacy through storytimes, book clubs, summer reading and more.

Programs for Teens: You’re helping our teens grow into adulthood with kindness and critical thinking.

Artful Aging: You’re enhancing the lives of adults 55 and older with community, new skills, and art.

If you would like to contribute via mail, please send it to our physical address:

Johnson City Public Library
100 West Millard Street
Johnson City, TN 37604

If you want to donate to ensure future generations will be able to connect, make a tax-deductible gift to our foundation at:

Johnson City Public Library Foundation Fund
c/o East Tennessee Foundation
520 West Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902

For more information on giving, and how you can connect with us, contact Johnson City Public Library assistant director Cathy Griffith at or call 423-434-4463.