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...

Feb
9
2016

Candy Sushi Making 6th 12th graders can come learn how to make sushi out of your ...

Feb
10
2016

Introduction to Windows 10 Dr Jim Pohle will teach a free class introducing users to the ...

Feb
11
2016

Makerspace: Adult Coloring The Johnson City Public Library will host a Makerspace event on Thursday ...

Feb
11
2016

What's the Buzz: Storm Water Management to Control Flooding Learn from local experts about historical flooding problems at nbsp ETSU and downtown ...

Feb
13
2016

Teen Comic Club - Sailor Moon Hang out and talk about comics manga and graphic novels with other ...

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Friday:
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Saturday:
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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

 

Books and DVDs

 

Click here to see items at JCPL

 

Printable List of Small Business Books