Events at the Library

Thursday, December 8th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Books, rhymes, music and more for babies 6-24 months, with a caregiver.

    Tag(s): Kids

Saturday, December 10th

  • Jpl Kids' Chess Club

    Story Time Room 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Head to JPL for our monthly Kids' Chess Club for kids in grades 1 through 5. New to chess? No problem. Come to learn the game or come to improve your strategies and tactics. JPL's Kid's Chess Club is taught by Mahanthi Bukkapatnam, a long-time chess enthusiast and collegiate chess champion. Please RSVP for this event at events.johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, December 12th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6; caregivers may join us in the Storytime room or wait in the library. You may register beginning the week of October 24. The session will go from October 31 through December 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6; caregivers may join us in the Storytime room or wait in the library. You may register beginning the week of October 24. The session will go from October 31 through December 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, December 13th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6; caregivers may join us in the Storytime room or wait in the library. You may register beginning the week of October 24. The session will go from October 31 through December 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, December 14th

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • 3Rd-5Th Grade Book Club

    Story Time Room 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Join us on the second early-out Wednesday of each month for books, food, friends, and fun! Please call the library for more info or to let us know you'll be joining us.

    Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, December 15th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Books, rhymes, music and more for babies 6-24 months, with a caregiver.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, January 2nd

  • Little Lotus Yoga I

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-6 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, January 9th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 9 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 1 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, January 10th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 2 through February 14.

    Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, January 11th

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • 3Rd-5Th Grade Book Club

    Story Time Room 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Join us on the second early-out Wednesday of each month for books, food, friends, and fun! Please call the library for more info or to let us know you'll be joining us.

    Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, January 12th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Saturday, January 14th

  • Jpl Kids' Chess Club

    Story Time Room 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Head to JPL for our monthly Kids' Chess Club for kids in grades 1 through 5. New to chess? No problem. Come to learn the game or come to improve your strategies and tactics. JPL's Kid's Chess Club is taught by Mahanthi Bukkapatnam, a long-time chess enthusiast and collegiate chess champion. Please RSVP for this event at events.johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, January 16th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 9 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 1 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Little Lotus Yoga II

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Cooperative games, theme activities, storytelling, music, and art come together in this yoga program for children ages 7-10 years old. Classes explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, visual imagery and relaxation techniques. Registration Required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, January 17th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 2 through February 14.

    Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, January 18th

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, January 19th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, January 23rd

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 9 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 1 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, January 24th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 2 through February 14.

    Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, January 25th

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, January 26th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, January 30th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 9 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 1 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • All Things STEM

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Explore STEM through hands-on activities and creative projects! Each month the library will have an activity focused on science, technology, engineering, and/or math. Registration required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, January 31st

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 2 through February 14.

    Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, February 1st

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, February 2nd

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, February 6th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 9 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 1 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Little Lotus Yoga I

    Story Time Room 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-6 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, February 7th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 2 through February 14.

    Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, February 8th

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • 3Rd-5Th Grade Book Club

    Story Time Room 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Join us on the second early-out Wednesday of each month for books, food, friends, and fun! Please call the library for more info or to let us know you'll be joining us.

    Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, February 9th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Saturday, February 11th

  • Jpl Kids' Chess Club

    Story Time Room 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Head to JPL for our monthly Kids' Chess Club for kids in grades 1 through 5. New to chess? No problem. Come to learn the game or come to improve your strategies and tactics. JPL's Kid's Chess Club is taught by Mahanthi Bukkapatnam, a long-time chess enthusiast and collegiate chess champion. Please RSVP for this event at events.johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, February 13th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 9 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 1 through February 13.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, February 14th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of January 1. The session will go from January 2 through February 14.

    Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, February 15th

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, February 16th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, February 20th

  • Little Lotus Yoga II

    West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Cooperative games, theme activities, storytelling, music, and art come together in this yoga program for children ages 7-10 years old. Classes explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, visual imagery and relaxation techniques. Registration Required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, February 27th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 20 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 20 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • All Things STEM

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Explore STEM through hands-on activities and creative projects! Each month the library will have an activity focused on science, technology, engineering, and/or math. Registration required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, February 28th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 21 through April 25.

    Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, March 1st

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, March 2nd

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, March 6th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 20 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 20 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Little Lotus Yoga I

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-6 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, March 7th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 21 through April 25.

    Tag(s): Kids