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Storytime Room

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100 West Millard Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 United States
423-434-4458

The Storytime Room is located in the Youth Services department on the first floor of the Johnson City Public Library.  It seats up to fifty people in a circular amphitheater setting.  Recently it was updated to include a large format digital display with access to Blu-Ray, streaming Internet media, and a Windows PC.

Upcoming Events

September 2014

Mother Goose Time

September 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

One-year-old children will enjoy fingerplays, nursery rhymes, songs, and books with a parent or guardian.  There will be an opportunity to share board books and socialize after the storytime.  This program is offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m in September.  The next session will be in November.  Space is limited; registration is required. Please call 434-4458 to register.

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Two’s Company

September 17 @ 10:10 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

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Preschool Storytime

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

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Mother Goose Time

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

One-year-old children will enjoy fingerplays, nursery rhymes, songs, and books with a parent or guardian.  There will be an opportunity to share board books and socialize after the storytime.  This program is offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m in September.  The next session will be in November.  Space is limited; registration is required. Please call 434-4458 to register.

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Two’s Company

September 18 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

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Preschool Storytime

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

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READing Paws

September 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The JCPL is part of this nationally known program that enhances children’s literacy through the assistance of registered therapy dogs.  Children may register to read to a dog beginning at 11:30 a.m. for a 15 minute time slot on Saturdays, September 20, October 18, November 15, and December 20.  Please pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 for each date.  

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Tale to Tail

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

Pajama Storytime

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Children three to six years old may attend this thirty-minute program to enjoy stories and music before bedtime.  Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal.  This program is offered on the following Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m.:  September 8 & 22, October 6 & 20, and November 3 & 17.  

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Preschool Storytime

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

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Mother Goose Time

September 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

One-year-old children will enjoy fingerplays, nursery rhymes, songs, and books with a parent or guardian.  There will be an opportunity to share board books and socialize after the storytime.  This program is offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m in September.  The next session will be in November.  Space is limited; registration is required. Please call 434-4458 to register.

Find out more »

Two’s Company

September 24 @ 10:10 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

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Preschool Storytime

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

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Mother Goose Time

September 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

One-year-old children will enjoy fingerplays, nursery rhymes, songs, and books with a parent or guardian.  There will be an opportunity to share board books and socialize after the storytime.  This program is offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m in September.  The next session will be in November.  Space is limited; registration is required. Please call 434-4458 to register.

Find out more »

Two’s Company

September 25 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

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Preschool Storytime

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

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Tale to Tail

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

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October 2014

Two’s Company

October 1 @ 10:10 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

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Preschool Storytime

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Two’s Company

October 2 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

October 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

Pajama Storytime

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Children three to six years old may attend this thirty-minute program to enjoy stories and music before bedtime.  Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal.  This program is offered on the following Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m.:  September 8 & 22, October 6 & 20, and November 3 & 17.  

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

Find out more »

Two’s Company

October 8 @ 10:10 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Two’s Company

October 9 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 9 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

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Book Discussion Group

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We will be discussing Sylvia and Aki by Winifred Conkling on October 14 at 4:00 p.m.  Children in third – fifth grade who register will receive a free book for attending the program.  Please call 434-4458 to pre-register for the program.

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Two’s Company

October 15 @ 10:10 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Two’s Company

October 16 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

Find out more »

READing Paws

October 18 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The JCPL is part of this nationally known program that enhances children’s literacy through the assistance of registered therapy dogs.  Children may register to read to a dog beginning at 11:30 a.m. for a 15 minute time slot on Saturdays, September 20, October 18, November 15, and December 20.  Please pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 for each date.

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

Pajama Storytime

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Children three to six years old may attend this thirty-minute program to enjoy stories and music before bedtime.  Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal.  This program is offered on the following Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m.:  September 8 & 22, October 6 & 20, and November 3 & 17.  

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

Find out more »

Two’s Company

October 22 @ 10:10 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Two’s Company

October 23 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

This twenty-minute storytime is for children who are two years old.  Children accompanied by a parent or guardian hear stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, and flannelboard activities.  This program is offered every week at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays from September 3 – December 18.  Parental participation is encouraged.  Registration is not required.  No Storytimes the week of October 26.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

Children ages three to five are invited to attend this half-hour program to listen to stories and participate in songs and fingerplays.  This program is offered each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday at 11:00 a.m. from September 3 – December 18.    Parent participation is encouraged. No Storytimes the week of October 26.  

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

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Halloween Preschool Party

October 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Children will enjoy a special Halloween program followed by a craft time.  This program will be Thursday, October 30 at 10:30 a.m.  Please pre-register to give us an idea of how many will attend.

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November 2014

Tale to Tail

November 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

Pajama Storytime

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Children three to six years old may attend this thirty-minute program to enjoy stories and music before bedtime.  Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal.  This program is offered on the following Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m.:  September 8 & 22, October 6 & 20, and November 3 & 17.  

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

November 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

READing Paws

November 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The JCPL is part of this nationally known program that enhances children’s literacy through the assistance of registered therapy dogs.  Children may register to read to a dog beginning at 11:30 a.m. for a 15 minute time slot on Saturdays, September 20, October 18, November 15, and December 20.  Please pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 for each date.

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

Pajama Storytime

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Children three to six years old may attend this thirty-minute program to enjoy stories and music before bedtime.  Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal.  This program is offered on the following Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m.:  September 8 & 22, October 6 & 20, and November 3 & 17.  

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

November 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »
December 2014

Tale to Tail

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

READing Paws

December 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The JCPL is part of this nationally known program that enhances children’s literacy through the assistance of registered therapy dogs.  Children may register to read to a dog beginning at 11:30 a.m. for a 15 minute time slot on Saturdays, October 18, November 15, and December 20.  Please pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 for each date.

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

December 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

Find out more »

Tale to Tail

December 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade may read to a trained listening dog, in the Storytime Room every Monday beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This is great for those who don’t like to read orally, have low reading self-esteem, or just love dogs.  Pre pre-register by calling 423-434-4458 to reserve your 15 minute time slot.

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