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

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Event Calendar

Coming Soon...

Jun
30
2016

Marty Silver Local favorite Marty Silver naturalist at Warrior s Path State Park will present ...

Jul
1
2016

Two's Company This twenty minute storytime is for children who are two years old ...

Jul
1
2016

Preschool Storytime Children ages three through five are invited to attend this half hour program ...

Jul
2
2016

Library Closing at 3 PM The Johnson City Public Library will close early at 3 00 p m on ...

Jul
3
2016

Library Parking Lot Closed The Johnson City Public Library will close early at 3 00 p m on ...

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

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