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...

Sep
5
2015

Teen Comic Club-Attack on Titan Hang out and talk about comics manga and graphic novels with other ...

Sep
7
2015

Library Closed for Labor Day The library nbsp will be nbsp closed for the Labor Day holiday ...

Sep
8
2015

Regular Library Hours Resume The Johnson City Public Library resumes regular hours from Labor Day through ...

Sep
10
2015

Abrahan Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, the Constitution and the Civil War History professor Dr Andrew Slap from East Tennessee State University will give ...

Sep
12
2015

A Conversation on the Constitution On Saturday September 12th Jeremy Cobb a Johnson City Public Library staff ...

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Friday:
9 to 6
Saturday:
10 to 6
Sunday:
Closed
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423-434-4450
Fax:
423-434-4469
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Job Openings

Tennessee and Regional Interest

Facts and Statistics

CBER Economic Forecasts for Tennessee

“Published annually since 1975, this report provides an in-depth analysis of national and state economic development based upon ten-year and ten-quarter economic forecasts. The quarterly forecast is designated as the official forecast for Tennessee State government internal programming and future budget planning purposes. The forecast is produced from the Tennessee Econometric Model (TEM), developed and maintained by CBER (the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee).” (from the CBER site 2/11/2015)

Health Information Tennessee

Information on the health of Tennesseans can be found here at the state’s Department of Health website.

JCPL Genealogy Information

Local genealogy resources also provide a great deal of information about the area’s history.

Johnson City and Washington County Property Search

Search by owner’s full name (last first), full address, or parcel ID if known to see a map with your property’s boundary lines and dimensions, assessed value, and zoning information. Note from the website’s disclaimer: “NO GUARANTEES can be made as changes or corrections can occur frequently. All zoning information requests should be checked through the Johnson City Development Services Department or the Washington County Development Services office.”

Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture

The Tennessee Encyclopedia has a vast array of information about both Tennessee history and culture. Find in-depth entries of peoples, places, and events, often accompanied by multimedia files (images and sound recordings).

Tennessee Property Data

Find out how much property in Tennessee is worth, for tax purposes, at the Comptroller of the Treasury site.

Tennessee QuickFacts

Brought to you by the Census Bureau, these are some of the most requested facts from the newest census. Find information by county or city, or search for data on other states.

Tennessee State Data Center

“The Census State Data Center (SDC) program is a State/Census Bureau cooperative program with a mission of providing efficient access to US Census data and products, providing training and technical assistance to data users, and providing feedback to the Census Bureau on data usability, as well as state and local government data needs and operational issues. The State Data Center disseminates Census and other data to the public through a network of over 1,800 state and local agencies, libraries, universities, chambers of commerce, and others. The State Data Centers are the official source of demographic, economic, and social statistics, and redistricting data produced by the Census Bureau.” (from the website, 2/11/2015)

Tennessee Unclaimed Property

Check here to see if you have any unclaimed property or money in Tennessee.

Trulia Neighborhood Information

Trulia.com provides free in depth neighborhood information such as tax records, school ratings, crime reports, hazard maps, and pollen counts. Information about buying and selling a home in the Johnson City area is here.

Governance

City of Johnson City

The website for the City of Johnson City. Local government and services information can be found here.

Tennessee General Assembly

This is the website for the Tennessee State Legislature. Find out who your representative is, or what bills are up for a vote, here.

Tennessee.gov

Browse the official site of the Tennessee state government for important information for Tennessee residents or businesses.

Washington County

Find information about Washington County governance and local court system.

Washington County Economic Development Council

The Washington County Economic Development Council website provides information about the area’s economic health for businesses and individuals.

Tennessee Tourism and Local Events

Johnson City Chamber of Commerce

“The Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote business, enhance economic and community development, and serve as a catalyst for improving the overall quality of life in the community and region” (from the About Us page). The Chamber of Commerce hosts a variety of events and activities, and their Relocation Resources section provides helpful information for anyone moving to Johnson City or new to the area.

Johnson City Convention and Visitors Bureau

Whether you are considering moving to Johnson City, are visiting or new to the area, or you have been a resident for years, you will find some great information about upcoming events and things to do in Johnson City.

Tennessee Vacation

Find out what to do, and where to go, in the state of Tennessee. While this is the official state tourism website, locals can also find events in their communities.

TriCitiesGuide.com

This website provides links to local businesses covering everything from auto-body shops to wedding locations. If you are looking for something to do, or someone to do something for you, this site may be helpful.

TriCitiesNights

For events starting in the early afternoon and evening, find out what is happening at local bars, clubs, and restaurants.

WETS Community Calendar

Find out about upcoming events in the Johnson City area.

 

Return to the Online Information Desk to find more online resources. If you need additional assistance finding information, contact the Johnson City Public Library Information Desk at (423) 434-4454.