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...

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 ...

September
10
2015

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

September
26
2015

Lincoln film screening Stephen Spielberg s 2012 film Lincoln follows Abraham Lincoln s fight to abolish slavery ...

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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Policies and Guidelines

General Library Policies

The following documents explain library policies and guidelines. They are recorded in Portable Document Format (PDF). If your computer is not able to open these PDF files, you may download Adobe Reader to view them.

Code of Conduct Policy

The goal of this code is to make everyone’s use of the library as pleasant and as productive as possible.

Privacy Policy

Johnson City Public Library makes every effort to protect the privacy of library users.

Public Use of Children’s Area Policy

This document explains library policy in terms of public use of the children’s area of Youth Services.

Children in the Library Policy

This policy and associated guidelines govern the safety of children visiting the library.

Public Use of Teen Area Policy

This document explains library policy in terms of public use of the teen area of Youth Services.

Collection Development Policy

The Collection Development Policy is based on the library’s mission statement to guide its librarians in the selection of materials, and to inform the public about the principles upon which the library’s collection is developed and maintained.

Meeting Room Policy

Our Meeting Room Policy outlines the ways the public may use the meeting facilities at Johnson City Public Library.

Internet Use Policies and Guidelines

Internet Access Policy

The Internet Access Policy details library policy in regards to patron access to the internet.

Social Media Policy

This policy discusses the Social Media Policy used by the Johnson City Public Library for handling
social media sites it sponsors.

Guide to the Internet and Computer Use

This is our general guide to internet and computer use for electronic resources made available to the public in the library.