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...

August
6
2015

Avoid Identity Theft Learn how to deter detect and defend against identity theft This Federal ...

September
7
2015

Regular Library Hours Resume The Johnson City Public Library resumes regular hours from Labor Day through ...

September
7
2015

Library Closed for Labor Day The library is closed for the Labor Day holiday ...

September
10
2015

Abrahan Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, the Constitution and the Civil War History professor Dr Andrew Slap from East Tennessee State University will give ...

September
26
2015

Lincoln film screening Stephen Spielberg s 2012 film Lincoln follows Abraham Lincoln s fight to abolish slavery ...

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

Charges and Fees

Overdue Charges

The fine for all overdue items (except for DVDs and Videocassettes) is 20¢ per day, per item. There is a one day grace period for these items. However, if an overdue item is turned in after the grace period, the patron will be fined for that day as well. The maximum fine for these items is $5.00.

The fine for overdue DVDs and Videocassettes is $1.00 per day. There is no grace period for DVDs or Videocassettes. The maximum fine for a DVD or a Videocassette is $5.00.

Fees for Damaged or Lost Items

Patrons are charged for damaged or lost items. The fee for a damaged item will be the amount required to restore the item to circulating condition (up to the cost of replacement). The fee for a lost item is the replacement cost for the item. In both cases, an additional $5.00 processing fee is charged.

Fee for Reserved Items Not Picked Up

There is a $1.00 fee per item for reserved/hold items that are not picked-up.  If we are notified that the item is no longer needed or can’t be picked-up, there is no charge.

Replacement Card Fees

We charge $1.00 for the first replacement library card, and $5.00 for any other replacement cards.

Returned Check Fee

We charge $20.00 for a Returned Check.

Print and Copy Fees

The charge for Black and White copies and prints is $0.15 per page.  Color copies and prints are $0.50 per page.  Ledger size (11″ X 17″) copies and prints are $0.30 per page for  Black and White, and $1.00 per page for color.