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...

Sep
26
2016

Music Mornings Caregivers and their little ones birth to age 5 are invited to ...

Sep
26
2016

Tale to Tail Children ages 5 to 9 years old can register for a fifteen ...

Sep
27
2016

Spanish-Ingl├ęs Conversation  Beginning in August the Johnson City Public Library will host Spanish Ingl s Conversation every ...

Sep
28
2016

Mother Goose This program is for birth to 18 month old children and their ...

Sep
28
2016

Toddler Time This 20 minute storytime is appropriate for children who are 18 ...

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