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Adventure Pass Check out a family pass to:
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Beaver Creek Book Return The Johnston Public Library is making it more convenient for you to return your items! A new drive-up book return has been installed at Beaver Creek Elementary. learn more »
Book Return
Staff Pick: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Up until senior year, Greg has maintained total social invisibility. He only has one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time-when not playing video games and avoiding Earl's terrifying brothers- making movies, their own versions of Coppola and Herzog cult classics. Greg would be the first one to tell you his... more »

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Digital Magazines The library has digital magazines from Rbdigital and Overdrive.
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Personalized Reading Lists Looking for your next great read?
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Iowa High School Book Awards The purpose of the Iowa High School Book Award is to promote leisure reading among Iowa high school students and to provide students with a diverse, quality reading list. Each year, students in grades 9-12 nominate and vote on their favorite books published within the past three years.
Johnston High School Yearbooks

The library's digital collection includes most yearbooks from 1928, when the yearbook was known as The Beaconite, to 2013.

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