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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 »
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Staff Pick: The Sculptor

David Smith is giving his life for his art--literally. Thanks to a deal with Death, the young sculptor gets his childhood wish: to sculpt anything he can imagine with his bare hands. But now that he only has 200 days to live, deciding what to create is harder than he thought, and discovering the love of his life at... more »

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Pulitzer Prize - Nonfiction The Pulitzer Prize is awarded for distinguished nonfiction by an American author, typically dealing with American life.
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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