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Scammers and Scoundrels

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Johnston Community Read Join us for a summer of thinking about family stories by reading–with your family, friends, and neighbors–a moving story about a family in transition. Come to Johnston Public Library Saturday, August 17th, 1pm – 4pm for the Community Read Fest featuring a virtual author visit with author Thanhha Lai.

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Inside Out & Back Again
Adventure Pass Check out a family pass to:
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  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Living History Farms
  • Des Moines Children's Museum
  • Brenton Skating Plaza
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Playaway

A pocket-sized device preloaded with an audiobook.
No downloads, no set-up, and no need for Wi-Fi.
Plug it into your car, a speaker, or headphones and press play.

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Playaway
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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Zinio Magazine
Staff Pick: The Planetary Omnibus

PLANETARY has been hailed as a timeless story that turned modern superhero conventions on their heads.Written by Warren Ellis (TRANSMETROPOLITAN) and with stunning art by John Cassaday (Astonishing X-Men), this critically acclaimed, landmark series took a look at the inter-dimensional peace-keeping force known as... more »

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Book Bike Ever seen a librarian pop a wheelie?
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Hugo Awards The Hugo Awards are awards for excellence in the field of science fiction and fantasy. They were first awarded in 1953, and have been awarded every year since 1955. The awards are run by and voted on by fans.
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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Zinio Magazine