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...

May
5
2016

Story Stretchers Children will enjoy a story and then will s t r e t c h the story by ...

May
6
2016

Buzz Fest! What's the Buzz Pollination Celebration Experience the buzz as Founders Park comes alive with merrymaking performing arts ...

May
7
2016

Free Comic Book Day While supplies last teens and adults can pick up one free comic ...

May
11
2016

Recover Deleted Items / Troubleshooting Problems You accidentally deleted one or more files from your computer How do ...

May
12
2016

Tales & Talk: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver Tales amp Talk is a book discussion group sponsored by the Johnson ...

Sunday:
12 to 6
Monday-Thursday:
9 to 8
Friday:
9 to 6
Saturday:
10 to 6
Phone:
423-434-4450
Fax:
423-434-4469
Dial-a-Story:
423-928-1159

Employment

Small Business Guide

In times of economic stress, many downsized or underemployed workers make the move to entrepreneurship. Whether you’re contemplating the self-employment route from necessity or fulfilling a lifelong dream, these resources will help you do your research!

Small Business Loans

Small Business Loan Programs  – information from AboutMoney on various types of government programs

 

“How to Finance a Business” video

 

Information About Starting or Expanding a Business

 

Small Business Resource Center  – Get answers to how-to questions about starting and running your own business. Find sample business plans, articles from business magazines and e-books on management.

 

SCORE – SCORE’s mission is to “foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education.”

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development – facts and news about the current business climate in Tennessee

 

Small Business Development Centers – provides a myriad of services for you to take advantage of like free confidential counseling as well as training seminars, both public and private, on many business related topics.

 

Steps in Starting Your Own Business – from The Riley Guide, “… the Web’s premier gateway to job, career, and education information sources available online.”

 

Entrepreneur.com  – ideas, information, and inspiration