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Coming Soon...

Jul
23
2014

Science in (Cyber)Space: Learn Science Using the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) Learn how to do science research in TEL ...

Jul
26
2014

Teen Movie: Young Frankenstein (1974) PG Come see this hilarious cinematic take on the Frankenstein story ...

Jul
28
2014

Movie Monday 

Jul
29
2014

Teen Summer Reading Finale Join us as we wrap up the 2014 Teen Summer Reading Program ...

Monday-Thursday:
9 to 8
Friday:
9 to 6
Saturday:
11 to 6
Sunday:
Closed
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423-434-4469
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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