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Event Calendar

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2016

Spanish-Ingl├ęs Conversation  Beginning in August the Johnson City Public Library will host Spanish Ingl s Conversation every ...

Sep
28
2016

Mother Goose This program is for birth to 18 month old children and their ...

Sep
28
2016

Toddler Time This 20 minute storytime is appropriate for children who are 18 ...

Sep
28
2016

Preschool Storytime Children ages 3 to 5 years old are invited to attend this ...

Sep
28
2016

Lego at the Library Children ages 5 to 12 years old can engineer Lego R creations ...

Monday-Thursday:
9 to 8
Friday:
9 to 6
Saturday:
10 to 6
Sunday:
Closed

100 West Millard Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

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.

Fall 2016 Discussion Books:

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

September 8, 2016 at 10:30 am

September 15, 2016 at 6:00 pm

H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

October 13, 2016 at 10:30 am

October 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The Grace of Silence by Michele Norris*

November 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm
*This is a special presentation by ETSU history professor Dr. Daryl Carter. Both groups will meet in the evening.

Previous Titles Discussed:

Spring 2016

The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

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

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

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