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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

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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 who can commit to attending regular discussion meetings. 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.

Spring 2016 Discussion Books:

The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

March 10, 2016 at 10:30 am

March 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

April 14, 2016 at 10:30 am

April 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

May 12, 2016 at 10:30 am

May 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Previous Titles Discussed:

Fall 2015

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

The Language of Hoofbeats by Catherine Ryan Hyde

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