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...


Teen Comic Club-Attack on Titan Hang out and talk about comics manga and graphic novels with other ...


Library Closed for Labor Day The library nbsp will be nbsp closed for the Labor Day holiday ...


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


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


A Conversation on the Constitution On Saturday September 12th Jeremy Cobb a Johnson City Public Library staff ...

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Job Openings

Job Openings

Library Clerk I Openings

Johnson City Public Library Youth Services Department has two (2) part-time openings for a Library Clerk I. The main function of each position includes assisting children and young adults in finding the books and other library materials they want and need through use of our online catalog, registering children for special programs and assisting with internet use. Included but not limited to this position will be doing preliminary searches in journals, checking out books for librarians, assisting with departmental decorations and other duties as assigned.

We are looking for someone who enjoys educating and encouraging children and wants to be part of a dynamic team dedicated to excellent service.

This is an hourly position with no fringe benefits. Starting pay in this classification is $9.65 per hour. The typical schedule will be 18 hours per week. Evening and weekend work is required.

Anyone interested in applying for this position should complete a Johnson City Public Library Application for Employment and submit it to the Assistant Director for Administrative Services, 100 West Millard Street, Johnson City, TN 37604. Both positions are open until filled.

The Johnson City Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications for employment are accepted throughout the year and remain on file for six months. Anyone interested in employment at the Johnson City Public Library is encouraged to apply. Applications are available at the library’s administrative office and at all library public service desks. The Johnson City Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Title VI Disclosure

The Johnson City Public Library does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of Library services or employment opportunities and benefits.

The Library does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex or disability in its services, programs and activities pursuant to the requirements of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Inquiries and charges of violations concerning Title VI, Section 504, ADA, or Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of any other of the above referenced policies should be directed to the Johnson City Public Library Human Resources Department, 100 West Millard Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 434-4463.