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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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Tales & Talk Book Discussion Group

Tales & Talk is a book discussion group sponsored by the Johnson City Public Library.

Membership is open to all adults. The group meets 6 times a year on the 2nd or 3rd Thursday of September, October, November, March, April and May. One of the groups meets in the  morning and the other in the evening. Both groups will read the same book.

The books to be discussed will be available to group members to borrow or to purchase.

Group members may continue the discussions on our blog, Tales & Cyber-talk.

For more information call (423)434-4454, send an e-mail to phoneroom or inquire at the Information Desk on the 2nd floor of the library.

Fall 2015 Discussion Books:

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

September 10, 2015 at 10:30 am
September 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Lines of Scrimmage: A Story of Football, Race, and Redemption by Joe Oestreich and Scott Pleasant

Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 10:00 am
*This special event, part of the Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War exhibit, will feature an author talk and book signing with Scott Pleasant.

The Language of Hoofbeats by Catherine Ryan Hyde

November 12, 2015 at 10:30 am
November 19, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Previous Titles Discussed:

Spring 2015

Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan

Sound of a Train by Gilbert Girion

Fall 2014

The Lemon Orchard by Luanne Rice

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Big Brother by Lionel Shriver

Spring 2014

The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien

Defending Jacob by William Landay

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak