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Paintsville 1914

Did you ever wonder about the 2’x 10’ panoramic picture that is on the side of the library between the two entrances? It was taken in the fall of 1914 and produced on 3 (6x4) photos. The photographer stood at the edge of the Johnson County Cemetery that is on Church Street facing south to capture this image. Stop by the library and you can see what Paintsville looked like 100 years ago.

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  • You can now download books, music, and movies onto your electronic devices. The first step is to make sure your have a library card at the Johnson County Public Library. You will need to determine if your device is compatible with Overdrive Media Console. You can click on this link and search for your device. The next step is to setup your device to download your items. You can click on this link to watch a video on how this is done. You are now ready to download ebooks onto your devices.

    *Not all devices work the same way, so there are different setups.

    *Not all features will work on some of the devices.

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  • The library will be closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day.
  • There will be a booktalk for this Thursday, May 21st strating at 6:00 p.m. The book, The Most They Ever Had by Rick Bragg, will be discussed at the Johnson County Public Library. For more information call the library at 789-4355.
  • Check out our calendar section for the computer classes offered at the library.
  • A Needlework Circle Class will be held at the library, Saturday, May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th from 10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. All materials will be provided to first time participants. We are taking donations for yarn and yarn remnants. For more information call the library at 789-4355.
  • The Johnson County Public Library will host a Sack Lunch Book Talk at the library Thursday, May 14th from 12:10 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. We will be discussing the book True Grit by Charles Portis. If you have any questions contact the library at 789-4355.
  • The Johnson County Public Library will host a Sack Lunch Book Talk at the library Thursday, May 28th from 12:10 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. We will be discussing the book The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck. If you have any questions contact the library at 789-4355.
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