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Event Calendar

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Spanish-Inglés Conversation  Beginning in August the Johnson City Public Library will host Spanish Ingl s Conversation every ...


TEL Talks: Find Your Roots On Mondays at 6 00 p m and Wednesdays at noon in the Computer ...


Mythbusters Test common myths in this experiment based program open to children 10 ...


Makerspace: Adult Coloring The Johnson City Public Library will host a Makerspace event every Thursday ...


Library Closed for Labor Day The Johnson City Public Library will be closed on Monday September 5th ...

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100 West Millard Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604



2016 Election Resources

This year is a presidential election, but there are also important upcoming state and local elections. We have put together a collection of online resources that can help you research the candidates and the issues and prepare to vote. Early voting for the November 8th General Election and Town of Jonesborough and Johnson City Municipal Election will be October 19th to November 3rd.

Spanish-Inglés Conversation

Beginning in August, the Johnson City Public Library will host Spanish-Inglés Conversation every Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the library’s second floor Buffalo Mountain Room. Spanish/Inglés Conversation will feature half an hour of Spanish-only conversation and half an hour of English-only conversation led by a bilingual library volunteer. All ages and all language skill levels are welcome to participate in this conversation group, which will also introduce free language learning resources available to library patrons.

Empezando el 2 de agosto, habrá una reunion de intercambio inglés/español cada martes, de las 6 hasta las 7 por la tarde, en la sala de Buffalo Mountain. Esta reunión consitirá en una media hora de inglés, seguida por una media hora de español, dirigida por un voluntario bilingüe. Todos edades y niveles de hablar son bienvenidos. Además, habrá la oportunidad de explorar los recursos linguisticos disponibles (inglés, español, y mucho más) para los visitantes de la biblioteca.

August 2016 Program Guide

We have activities and events planned for all ages at our library! Click on the link to download our program guide for the month of August.

Friends of the Library Summer Newsletter

The newest Friends of the Library newsletter has been published! If you want to find out more about the Friends of the Library, click Support Us in the menu above and click on any Friends link.

Makerspace: Adult Coloring Every Thursday

The Johnson City Public Library is hosting Makerspace events every Thursday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. and evening at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor Buffalo Mountain Room. The library has coloring sheets and supplies available, but patrons are welcome to bring their own coloring supplies when they join us for these relaxing, creative, and social events. Call 423-434-4454 for more information or to sign up for e-mail alerts.