JCPL is a member of OWL, the Organization of Watauga Libraries. All public libraries in Carter, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties share a common computerized catalog system. With this system, patrons can find and request books from any OWL library.

OWL Catalog


Event Calendar

Coming Soon...

May
24
2015

Library Closed and Summer Hours Start The library s summer hours begin Memorial Day weekend and end Labor Day ...

May
25
2015

Library Closed for Memorial Day The Johnson City Public Library will be closed Sunday May 24th and ...

June
1
2015

Summer Reading Begins! Summer reading begins for Youth Services Teens and Adults on June 1 ...

June
8
2015

Bright Star Theatre presents "Happily Ever After" An hilarious rendition of some of the best from the Grimm Brothers ...

June
27
2015

Comic Con! Join us for special guest speakers an art contest children s activities prizes ...

Monday-Thursday:
9 to 8
Friday:
9 to 6
Saturday:
10 to 6
Sunday:
Closed
Phone:
423-434-4450
Fax:
423-434-4469
Dial-a-Story:
423-928-1159

Job Openings

About the Friends of the Library

The purpose of the Friends of the Library is to maintain an association of people interested in the programs and welfare of the Johnson City Public Library that:

  • promotes the improvement of the facilities and services of the library so as to increase its value to the community
  • carries on interpretive, literary or educational activities related to the functions of the public library
  • furthers cooperation among local citizens, library officials and government officials
  • increases knowledge and better understanding of the functions, resources, services, needs and mutual problems of the library
  • does any and all things necessary to carry on the above purposes.

How Can You Become Involved?

There are several ways you can become involved in the Friends of the Johnson City Public Library.

Become a member: for as little as $15 for an individual membership, you can join the Friends of the Library organization. Your membership helps support our programs and entitles you to our newsletter and a special preview at our book sales. Download our Membership Form to get started.

Volunteer: There are many opportunities to help out. Volunteers are always needed and welcomed at our book sales as well as other special programs.

Friends Board of Directors: We are looking for folks who are interested in the library and its programs, and who want to work to promote and support our library. If you’d like to be considered for the Friends board, please contact us.