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...

July
28
2015

DC Arrow Verse Event Do you love The Flash and Arrow Come to this special event ...

July
31
2015

Teen Summer Reading Finale It s time to celebrate Join us as we wrap up the 2015 ...

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 ...

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

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Get a Library Card

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Qualifying area applicants may apply for a free library card. Cards are available to Non-residents for a $25.00 per year fee. Children 3 to 15 may obtain a card when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

To obtain a library card, you must:

  1. Fill out an electronic registration form using the link below
  2. Appear in person at the Circulation Desk
  3. Provide current photo identification (with BIRTHDATE)
  4. Provide an additional form of recently dated current address verification (such as a utility bill)

Most first time borrowers are allowed to check out two items. The charge for the first replacement card is $1.00. Additional replacement cards will be $5.00.

We ask that you bring your library card each time you wish to check out materials and remind you that library cards are necessary for using computers at the library.

Register for a Library Card