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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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Johnston High School Yearbooks

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Staff Pick: California Dreamin'

California Dreamin' from Penelope Bagieu depicts Mama Cass as you've never known her, in this poignant graphic novel about the remarkable vocalist who rocketed The Mamas & the Papas to stardom.
Before she was the legendary Mama Cass of the folk group The Mamas and the Papas, Ellen Cohen was a teen girl from... more »

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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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