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100 West Millard Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

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Event Calendar

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Ghost Adventures in the Library After Hours Event Join the Washington County Paranormal Investigators as they explain how they conduct ...


Music Mornings Caregivers and their little ones birth to age 5 are invited to ...


Tale to Tail Children ages 5 to 9 years old can register for a fifteen ...


Reception for Director Bob Swanay The public is invited to an open house celebration of Bob Swanay s ...


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

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Career Center Resources

Johnson City Public Library’s Career Center encourages and supports workers of all kinds:

  • out of work
  • changing careers
  • excelling in a current career
  • starting a small business

A collection of some of the best on-line job searching sites:

Bright  – part of LinkedIn, uses social networking tools to find jobs

Career Builder

Career One Stop

Dice – best for technology jobs


Jobs Network


Simply Hired

Snag A Job

US Jobs

Johnson City area jobs:

Better TC Jobs  – works very well for local area

Jobs 4 TN – need to register here to use any resources of Northeast Tennessee Career Center

Follow Northeast Tennessee Career Center on Twitter @TNCCJohnsonCity for the latest local job postings.

File unemployment in Tennessee

Online Learning

Universal Class   – offers hundreds of online classes taught by dedicated professionals in their fields. With real instructors guiding the video-based lessons, graded lessons & tests, certificates of achievement, and CEUs available for selected courses, students enjoy an engaging learning experience.

 Learning Express Library – Are you preparing for a professional exam? Curious about a particular occupation, or looking to improve your job skills? Use the practice tests, e-books and online courses to begin your path to a bright future.

Career Transitions  – Search for new opportunities, organize job searches, and discover new ways to match your work and military experience with new career options. Build a resume, cover letter, and get interview tips too!  – If you are new to computers,  or just not comfortable with them,  tackle technology at your own pace with this website.

Mouse Skills

Keyboard Tutorial

Laptops, Scanners, Software, Printing

The library has a limited number of laptops that are available for job seeking with NO time limit. These laptops check out with a driver’s license and do not leave the Reference area. An optical scanner is also available.

The library offers a wide range of current software to support job seeking, small business activities, and career development, including Microsoft 2013 Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher, image editing programs, Gimp 2, and Inkscape, and Google apps such as Google Docs,  Google Sheets, and Google Slides.

Network printing is available from the library’s Computer Instruction Lab. These computers require a library card or computer center card to access. Click here for requirements to get a library card. Printing from a wifi connected device is not available. Printing rates are $0.15 per page for black & white, $0.50 per page for color.


Classes and Special Events

The library holds classes on basic computer skills every month. Additionally, special events such as workshops or job fairs are held from time to time. Check our Events calendar for dates and times.


JCPL offers one-on-one tutoring for those who need extra help with submitting online applications, common software programs such as MS Word, and other skills needed for today’s workplaces. Call the Reference Desk at 423-434-4454 to schedule an appointment.