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.

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Event Calendar

Coming Soon...

Jun
27
2016

Tale to Tail Would you like to read to a friendly patient furry listener Kids ...

Jun
28
2016

Mother Goose Storytime A fun lap sit storytime for you and your 12 to 24 month ...

Jun
28
2016

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

Jun
28
2016

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

Jun
28
2016

BFG Book Club We ll be reading The BFG by Roald Dahl and discussing it together ...

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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Tennessee Room

The Tennessee Room is a collection of books and periodicals on the history of Tennessee with particular strength in the Northeast Tennessee region. These research materials are used by genealogists, local historians, and anyone interested in the peoples and places of Johnson City and its environs. Due to the unique nature of many of the items, Tennessee Room books are available for on-site reference only. Search the catalog for available materials in the Tennessee Room. The library also houses files of unpublished genealogical resources (such as pedigree charts). These folders are stored in a filing cabinet and are arranged by surname.

Library reference staff can provide basic help locating resources. Watauga Association of Genealogists (WAGS) volunteers are available in the Tennessee Room to offer more in-depth genealogy research assistance from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.

Photograph of he Tennessee Room, located on the second floor of the Johnson City Public Library.

The Tennessee Room, located on the second floor of the Johnson City Public Library