Library EventsAdult & Family »Teens »Kids »

view all library events »

Adventure Pass Check out a family pass to:
  • The Science Center
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Living History Farms
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Reiman Gardens
  • Des Moines Children's Museum
  • Brenton Skating Plaza
  •  
  • get started »
Adventure Pass
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: V for Vendetta

A new trade paperback edition of the graphic novel that inspired the hit movie!
A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet.
In a world without political freedom, personal freedom... more »

view all staff picks »

Streaming Video Over 30,000 movies, TV shows, & documentaries
For your computer, phone, tablet, or TV
get started
Digital Magazines The library has digital magazines from Rbdigital and Overdrive.
  • For your computer, phone, or tablet
  • No checkout limits. No expirations!
  •  
  • get started »
Digital Magazine
Personalized Reading Lists Looking for your next great read?
Tell us what you like.
We’ll send you a list.
get started
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.

view all yearbooks »

Zinio Magazine