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...

Feb
9
2016

Candy Sushi Making 6th 12th graders can come learn how to make sushi out of your ...

Feb
10
2016

Introduction to Windows 10 Dr Jim Pohle will teach a free class introducing users to the ...

Feb
11
2016

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

Feb
11
2016

What's the Buzz: Storm Water Management to Control Flooding Learn from local experts about historical flooding problems at nbsp ETSU and downtown ...

Feb
13
2016

Teen Comic Club - Sailor Moon Hang out and talk about comics manga and graphic novels with other ...

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

Employment

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

Links:

Jobs: Find and Apply!

Jobs: Interview!

Jobs: Build Skills!

Small Business Guide

 

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!

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 Paint.net, 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.

Books and DVDS

Click for the most recent titles in:

Career Development

Vocational Guidance

Career Changes

Success in Business

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.

Tutoring

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.