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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: Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales

Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said "I regret that I have but one life to give for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's... more »

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Streaming Video Over 30,000 movies, TV shows, & documentaries
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Digital Magazines The library has digital magazines from Rbdigital and Overdrive.
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Odyssey Award This annual award is be given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.
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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