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.

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Event Calendar

Coming Soon...

Jul
25
2016

Tale to Tail Would you like to read to a friendly patient furry listener Kids ...

Jul
25
2016

TEL Talks: Vitamin Wise On Mondays at 6 00 p m and Wednesdays at noon in the Computer ...

Jul
26
2016

Teen Book Club Join us for a discussion of The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson The ...

Jul
29
2016

Adult Summer Reading Ends Sign up for the 2016 Adult Summer Reading Program Exercise Your Mind ...

Aug
8
2016

TEL Talks: Life Skills On Mondays at 6 00 p m and Wednesdays at noon in the Computer ...

Monday-Thursday:
9 to 8
Friday:
9 to 6
Saturday:
10 to 6
Sunday:
Closed

100 West Millard Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

Phone:
423-434-4450
Fax:
423-434-4469
Dial-a-Story:
423-928-1159

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Mission and Values

cat-in-the-hatMission Statement

Through both traditional materials and emerging technologies, Johnson City Public Library offers a multitude of learning opportunities and entertainment choices in a dynamic center for the community.

–Approved by the Board of Directors, July 14, 2009

Statement of Organizational Values

  1. Customer Focus: We value delivering high quality and speedy customer service in a friendly, good-humored atmosphere.
  2. Freedom of Information: We value providing materials of sound factual data and honest opinion representing all points of view on topics of public interest and importance.
  3. Quality: We value quality in all aspects of the library experience, including delivering knowledgeable service and maintaining the best possible collection of materials.
  4. Respect and Integrity: We value upholding the highest standards of integrity and credibility and place a high premium on honesty and responsibility, respecting our patrons and each other. We make every effort to be the best possible stewards of public resources.
  5. Education and Learning: We value learning opportunities and support formal education and lifelong learning.
  6. Adaptability: We value our willingness and ability to recognize and adapt to new circumstances and opportunities. We accept change as a natural element of our 21st century library.

–Approved by the Board of Directors, July 14, 2009