The library will be closed Monday, February 20 in observance of Washington's Birthday. close

Events at the Library

Sunday, February 19th

  • High School Mt Practice

    West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 1:00pm - 5:00pm

    practice

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Spotlight On Series: Book Talk Group

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Can't wait to get your hands on the latest Jack Reacher novel? Are you lost to the outside world until you know how the Elm Creek Quilt Series ends? JPL's new book talk group is for people who love to read (or listen to) books in series. You're invited for snacks and discussion about the series books and authors you read and love. Share your current can't-put-it-down series and get ideas for new series you might want try. This month's focus is Hooked on Series. How did you get hooked on reading series fiction? Spotlight on Series is facilitated by Missy Schwebach and Dreama Deskins, both of whom work at JPL and are avid series readers. Dreama says she wants to live in a world populated by characters in her favorite series. When she's not reading, Dreama enjoys crafting and gardening. Missy likes to read past her bedtime and since fourth grade has aspired to be a junior sleuth, just like kid crime solver, Abby Jones. Join this laid back group and share your love for series fiction. No reservation is necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, February 20th

  • Library Is Closed

    Archive Room, Commons, East Tower Area, East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), Story Time Room, Youth Computer Lounge, Johnston Public Library All Day

    The library is closed.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, February 21st

Wednesday, February 22nd

Thursday, February 23rd

Friday, February 24th

Saturday, February 25th

Sunday, February 26th

Monday, February 27th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • All Things STEM

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Explore STEM through hands-on activities and creative projects! Each month the library will have an activity focused on science, technology, engineering, and/or math. Registration required.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, February 28th

  • Early Childhood Iowa Stakeholders Alliance

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Monthly meeting of the Early Childhood Iowa Stakeholders Alliance.

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 25.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Green Meadows North Townhomes Board Meeting

    Archive Room 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Green Meadows North Townhomes Board Meeting

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Well Red Book Club

    Gusto Pizza in Johnston 6:45pm - 7:45pm

    Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club that meets at Gusto Pizza in Johnston. Come for the book, come for the conversation, come for a glass of wine or boutique beer. This month's book is "The Art of Fielding" by Chad Harbach. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk while supplies last. No registration necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, March 1st

  • Des Moines K-9 Department

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 9:30am - 11:30am

    A police officer will describe and demonstrate the use of dogs in police work in Des Moines

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Novel Knitting

    Johnston Public Library 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    Are you a knitter or want to become one? Join Dagmar Scheel to learn how to knit or crochet or to share ideas, patterns and help with other knitters. The Novel Knitting group meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 4:00pm to 5:30pm by the lounge area outside of the Archive Room at Johnston Public Library. Beginners welcome! No registration necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, March 2nd

  • Easter Seals Iowa Wellness Bookclub

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 9:00am - 11:30am

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Saturday, March 4th

  • Make & Take Craft

    Youth Services Area 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Stop by the children's area to make a fun craft. All supplies are provided. No registration is needed.

    Tag(s): Kids

Sunday, March 5th

Monday, March 6th

  • Iowa Virtual Academy

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Holding Tiny Hands

    Archive Room 5:00pm - 8:00pm

    Meeting

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Little Lotus Yoga I

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-6 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, March 7th

  • Iowa Virtual Academy--Invoice at Ref Desk

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 25.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Hea Meeting

    Archive Room 4:30pm - 6:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Johnston Running Club Informational Meeting

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Informational meeting for parents about the upcoming youth track and field season.

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Silent Book Club

    Johnston Public Library 6:30pm - 7:45pm

    Shhhhh...it's the JPL Silent Book Club. A Silent Book Club is an event where people meet for an hour dedicated to reading quietly in community. Here's how it works: *6:30pm to 6:45pm: Grab coffee or tea and a treat and share what you're reading *6:45pm to 7:45pm: Enjoy an hour of quiet reading with the book of your choice Come be alone together with other readers!

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, March 8th

Thursday, March 9th

  • Lineage Partners Llc

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Thursday Night Book Club @ Southeast Corner

    Johnston Public Library, Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:45pm

    Join fellow book lovers for coffee, treats and lively discussion at Johnston Public Library. This month's book is The Past by Tessa Hadley. Books are available a month in advance at the circulation desk, while supplies last.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Saturday, March 11th

  • Jpl Kids' Chess Club

    Story Time Room 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Head to JPL for our monthly Kids' Chess Club for kids in grades 1 through 5. New to chess? No problem. Come to learn the game or come to improve your strategies and tactics. JPL's Kid's Chess Club is taught by Mahanthi Bukkapatnam, a long-time chess enthusiast and collegiate chess champion. Please RSVP for this event at events.johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Kids

Sunday, March 12th

Monday, March 13th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Aheinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport

    Archive Room 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Grant Team Meeting

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, March 14th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 25.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Smash Bros. Mario Kart Video Tournament

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 4:30pm - 6:00pm

    Kids in 6th grade and up can join other gaming enthusiasts in a Smash Bros. Mario Kart Video Games Tournament. You may register beginning March 7.

    Tag(s): Teens

  • Rhode Island Worm Farmers Cooperative Board Meeting

    Archive Room 5:30pm - 8:00pm

    This is our monthly board meeting. I try to schedule the library in different areas of the state to distribute travel time among members over the course of a year. We have 11 board members and have invited two guests. If all board members attended we could be 13 people it is unlikely that would be the case, but would 13 in the room be acceptable to you?

Wednesday, March 15th

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Children In The Middle (Cim)

    Archive Room 5:00pm - 8:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

Thursday, March 16th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Lunchtime Lit Book Club

    Southeast Corner 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Come for a bounty of good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. Brown-bag a lunch if you like, or just come for the discussion. Coffee, tea and treats will be provided. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. This month's book is Get in Trouble: Stories by Kelly Link. No reservation is necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Library Board Meeting

    Archive Room 5:30pm - 8:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

Saturday, March 18th

Sunday, March 19th

  • High School Mt Practice

    West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    practice

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Spotlight On Series: Book Talk Group

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Can't wait to get your hands on the latest Jack Reacher novel? Are you lost to the outside world until you know how the Elm Creek Quilt Series ends? JPL's new book talk group is for people who love to read (or listen to) books in series. You're invited for snacks and discussion about the series books and authors you read and love. Share your current can't-put-it-down series and get ideas for new series you might want try. This month's focus is G is for Genre. What are your favorite genres to read? What makes books in different genres, for example, thrillers or cozy mysteries, alike or different? Spotlight on Series is facilitated by Missy Schwebach and Dreama Deskins, both of whom work at JPL and are avid series readers. Dreama says she wants to live in a world populated by characters in her favorite series. When she's not reading, Dreama enjoys crafting and gardening. Missy likes to read past her bedtime and since fourth grade has aspired to be a junior sleuth, just like kid crime solver, Abby Jones. Join this laid back group and share your love for series fiction. No reservation is necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, March 20th

  • Dept Of Education State Mediators

    Archive Room 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Quarterly meeting of the State Special Education Mediators for the Iowa Department of Education.

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • English As A Second Language Class

    West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 11:00am

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • State Library Plow Event

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 4:30pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Little Lotus Yoga II

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Cooperative games, theme activities, storytelling, music, and art come together in this yoga program for children ages 7-10 years old. Classes explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, visual imagery and relaxation techniques. Registration Required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, March 21st

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 25.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Aarp Jsida

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Job Search in the Digital Age

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Tuesday Book Club: 6Th-8Th Grade

    Story Time Room 5:15pm - 6:15pm

    Join us for food, fun, and friends on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5:15 pm in the Storytime Room. For 6th grade through 8th grade.. Questions? Call 278-5233 or stop by the Youth Services Desk.

    Tag(s): Teens

  • Dust Jacket Divas March Book Club

    Archive Room 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Book club meeting for March

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Green Meadows North

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Tuesday Book Club: 9Th Grade & Up, 6:30 Pm

    Story Time Room 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Join us for food, fun, and friends on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm in the Storytime Room. For 9th grade & up. Questions? Call 278-5233 or stop by the Youth Services Desk.

    Tag(s): Teens

Wednesday, March 22nd

Thursday, March 23rd

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Pinewood Glen Townhomes Board Meeting

    Archive Room 5:00pm - 8:00pm

    Pinewood Glen Townhomes Board Meeting

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

Friday, March 24th

Saturday, March 25th

Sunday, March 26th

Monday, March 27th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • English As A Second Language Class

    West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 11:00am

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • All Things Stem

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Explore STEM through hands-on activities and creative projects! Each month the library will have an activity focused on science, technology, engineering, and/or math. Registration required.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, March 28th

Wednesday, March 29th

Thursday, March 30th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Saturday, April 1st

  • Make & Take Craft

    Youth Services Area 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Stop by the children's area to make a fun craft. All supplies are provided. No registration is needed.

    Tag(s): Kids

Sunday, April 2nd

Monday, April 3rd

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • English As A Second Language Class

    West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 11:00am

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Delta Kappa Gamma

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Little Lotus Yoga I

    Story Time Room 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-6 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, April 4th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 25.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • State Library Planning Meeting

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Strategic planning for the State Library

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Hea Meeting

    Archive Room 4:30pm - 6:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Silent Book Club

    Johnston Public Library 6:30pm - 7:45pm

    Shhhhh...it's the JPL Silent Book Club. A Silent Book Club is an event where people meet for an hour dedicated to reading quietly in community. Here's how it works: *6:30pm to 6:45pm: Grab coffee or tea and a treat and share what you're reading *6:45pm to 7:45pm: Enjoy an hour of quiet reading with the book of your choice Come be alone together with other readers!

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, April 5th

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:00am - 10:25am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • English As A Second Language Class

    West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 11:00am

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Wee Read

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by an adult.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Novel Knitting

    Johnston Public Library 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    Are you a knitter or want to become one? Join Dagmar Scheel to learn how to knit or crochet or to share ideas, patterns and help with other knitters. The Novel Knitting group meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 4:00pm to 5:30pm by the lounge area outside of the Archive Room at Johnston Public Library. Beginners welcome! No registration necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Timberline Village Homeowners Association Meeting

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Thursday, April 6th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Saturday, April 8th

  • Jpl Kids' Chess Club

    Story Time Room 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Head to JPL for our monthly Kids' Chess Club for kids in grades 1 through 5. New to chess? No problem. Come to learn the game or come to improve your strategies and tactics. JPL's Kid's Chess Club is taught by Mahanthi Bukkapatnam, a long-time chess enthusiast and collegiate chess champion. Please RSVP for this event at events.johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Kite Building Workshop

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Get ready for the 4th Annual Kites on the Green Festival on Saturday, May 6th by attending a free Kite Making Workshop on Saturday April 8th at Johnston Public Library from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Attendees will receive a free kite-making kit, personal instruction and a chance to test out their new kite.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, April 9th

Monday, April 10th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • English As A Second Language Class

    West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 11:00am

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • The Neighborhood At 86Th St Homeowners Association

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Board Meeting

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, April 11th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 25.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Meadow Park Townhome Assoc. Board Meeting

    Archive Room 1:00pm - 3:00pm

    BOARD MEETING

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    Make a difference @ your library! Teen Advisory Board is open to students in grades 6 - 12. Suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. TAB meets once a month for about an hour and includes a fun activity and yummy snacks. Complete a TAB application today! Find the application online https://goo.gl/WkbUwU Applications are also available at the Youth Services Desk. Call 278-5233 or email Jessica at young@johnstonlibrary.com with your application or for more info.

    Tag(s): Teens

Wednesday, April 12th

Thursday, April 13th

Friday, April 14th

Sunday, April 16th

  • Library Is Closed

    Archive Room, Commons, East Tower Area, East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), Story Time Room, Youth Computer Lounge, Johnston Public Library All Day

    The library is closed.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, April 17th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • English As A Second Language Class

    West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 11:00am

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Little Lotus Yoga II

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Cooperative games, theme activities, storytelling, music, and art come together in this yoga program for children ages 7-10 years old. Classes explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, visual imagery and relaxation techniques. Registration Required.

    Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, April 18th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 25.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Tuesday Book Club: 6Th-8Th Grade

    Story Time Room 5:15pm - 6:15pm

    Join us for food, fun, and friends on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5:15 pm in the Storytime Room. For 6th grade through 8th grade.. Questions? Call 278-5233 or stop by the Youth Services Desk.

    Tag(s): Teens

  • Tuesday Book Club: 9Th Grade & Up, 6:30 Pm

    Story Time Room 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Join us for food, fun, and friends on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at6:30 pm in the Storytime Room. For 9th grade and up. Questions? Call 278-5233 or stop by the Youth Services Desk.

    Tag(s): Teens

Wednesday, April 19th

Thursday, April 20th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Lunchtime Lit Book Club

    Southeast Corner 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Come for a bounty of good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. Brown-bag a lunch if you like, or just come for the discussion. Coffee, tea and treats will be provided. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. This month's book is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. No reservation is necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Library Board Meeting

    Archive Room 5:30pm - 8:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

Saturday, April 22nd

  • The Belin Blank Center

    Archive Room 9:00am - 11:00am

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Kite Building Workshop

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Get ready for the 4th Annual Kites on the Green Festival on Saturday, May 6th by attending a free Kite Making Workshop on Saturday April 22nd at Johnston Public Library from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Attendees will receive a free kite-making kit, personal instruction and a chance to test out their new kite.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, April 23rd

  • Spotlight On Series: Book Talk Group

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Can't wait to get your hands on the latest Jack Reacher novel? Are you lost to the outside world until you know how the Elm Creek Quilt Series ends? JPL's new book talk group is for people who love to read (or listen to) books in series. You're invited for snacks and discussion about the series books and authors you read and love. Share your current can't-put-it-down series and get ideas for new series you might want try. This month's focus is Writing Styles. How do your favorite authors deal with common issues like character development, publishing one book a year and continuity? Spotlight on Series is facilitated by Missy Schwebach and Dreama Deskins, both of whom work at JPL and are avid series readers. Dreama says she wants to live in a world populated by characters in her favorite series. When she's not reading, Dreama enjoys crafting and gardening. Missy likes to read past her bedtime and since fourth grade has aspired to be a junior sleuth, just like kid crime solver, Abby Jones. Join this laid back group and share your love for series fiction. No reservation is necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, April 24th

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • English As A Second Language Class

    West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 10:00am - 11:00am

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 10:30am - 11:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 24.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • All Things Stem

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Explore STEM through hands-on activities and creative projects! Each month the library will have an activity focused on science, technology, engineering, and/or math. Registration required.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Village At Johnston Station Board Meeting

    Archive Room 6:45pm - 8:00pm

    Village at Johnston Station Board Meeting

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

Tuesday, April 25th

  • Bankers Trust

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Storytime

    Story Time Room 9:30am - 10:30am

    Stories and literacy activities for kids ages 3-6. You may register beginning the week of February 20. The session will go from February 27 through April 25.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Green Meadows North Townhomes Board Meeting

    Archive Room 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Green Meadows North Townhomes Board Meeting

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Holiday Music City Tour

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Well Red Book Club

    Gusto Pizza in Johnston 6:45pm - 7:45pm

    Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club that meets at Gusto Pizza in Johnston. Come for the book, come for the conversation, come for a glass of wine or boutique beer. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk while supplies last. No registration necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, April 26th

Thursday, April 27th

  • Babies & Books

    Story Time Room 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy a specially designed storytime to enhance bonding with your baby while experiencing books, songs, and rhymes. Storytime is followed by open playtime! For babies up to 24 months old; siblings are welcome.

    Tag(s): Kids

Friday, April 28th

Saturday, April 29th

  • Free Shred Day At Johnston Public Library

    Johnston Public Library 12:00pm - 3:00pm

    Get rid of your old confidential documents in a safe and secure way at Johnston Public Library's free Shred Day. THE SHREDDER company will be in the JPL parking lot from 12:00pm to 3:00pm for on-site document destruction with three of their mobile document-shredding vehicles. THE SHREDDER is AAA certified by the National Association for Information Destruction. Please limit material to be shredded to 2 boxes or containers that need not be returned per household. No registration is necessary. This event is sponsored by AARP in conjunction with Money Smart Week.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, May 1st

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, May 2nd

  • Hea Meeting

    Archive Room 4:30pm - 6:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Silent Book Club

    Johnston Public Library 6:30pm - 7:45pm

    Shhhhh...it's the JPL Silent Book Club. A Silent Book Club is an event where people meet for an hour dedicated to reading quietly in community. Here's how it works: *6:30pm to 6:45pm: Grab coffee or tea and a treat and share what you're reading *6:45pm to 7:45pm: Enjoy an hour of quiet reading with the book of your choice Come be alone together with other readers!

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, May 3rd

  • Novel Knitting

    Johnston Public Library 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    Are you a knitter or want to become one? Join Dagmar Scheel to learn how to knit or crochet or to share ideas, patterns and help with other knitters. The Novel Knitting group meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 4:00pm to 5:30pm by the lounge area outside of the Archive Room at Johnston Public Library. Beginners welcome! No registration necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Friday, May 5th

Saturday, May 6th

Monday, May 8th

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, May 10th

  • 3Rd-5Th Grade Book Club

    Story Time Room 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Join us on the second early-out Wednesday of each month for books, food, friends, and fun! Please call the library for more info or to let us know you'll be joining us.

    Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, May 11th

Saturday, May 13th

  • Jpl Kids' Chess Club

    Story Time Room 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Head to JPL for our monthly Kids' Chess Club for kids in grades 1 through 5. New to chess? No problem. Come to learn the game or come to improve your strategies and tactics. JPL's Kid's Chess Club is taught by Mahanthi Bukkapatnam, a long-time chess enthusiast and collegiate chess champion. Please RSVP for this event at events.johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, May 15th

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, May 16th

Wednesday, May 17th

Thursday, May 18th

  • Lunchtime Lit Book Club

    Southeast Corner 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Come for a bounty of good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. Brown-bag a lunch if you like, or just come for the discussion. Coffee, tea and treats will be provided. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. This month's book is The Past by Tessa Hadley. No reservation is necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Library Board Meeting

    Archive Room 5:30pm - 8:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

Monday, May 22nd

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, May 23rd

Thursday, May 25th

Monday, May 29th

  • Library Is Closed

    Archive Room, Commons, East Tower Area, East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), Story Time Room, Youth Computer Lounge, Johnston Public Library All Day

    The library is closed.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, May 30th

  • Well Red Book Club

    Gusto Pizza in Johnston 6:45pm - 7:45pm

    Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club that meets at Gusto Pizza in Johnston. Come for the book, come for the conversation, come for a glass of wine or boutique beer. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk while supplies last. No registration necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, June 5th

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, June 6th

  • Silent Book Club

    Johnston Public Library 6:30pm - 7:45pm

    Shhhhh...it's the JPL Silent Book Club. A Silent Book Club is an event where people meet for an hour dedicated to reading quietly in community. Here's how it works: *6:30pm to 6:45pm: Grab coffee or tea and a treat and share what you're reading *6:45pm to 7:45pm: Enjoy an hour of quiet reading with the book of your choice Come be alone together with other readers!

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, June 8th

Saturday, June 10th

  • Jpl Kids' Chess Club

    Story Time Room 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Head to JPL for our monthly Kids' Chess Club for kids in grades 1 through 5. New to chess? No problem. Come to learn the game or come to improve your strategies and tactics. JPL's Kid's Chess Club is taught by Mahanthi Bukkapatnam, a long-time chess enthusiast and collegiate chess champion. Please RSVP for this event at events.johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, June 12th

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, June 15th

  • Lunchtime Lit Book Club

    Southeast Corner 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Come for a bounty of good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. Brown-bag a lunch if you like, or just come for the discussion. Coffee, tea and treats will be provided. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. No reservation is necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Library Board Meeting

    Archive Room 5:30pm - 8:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

Saturday, June 17th

Sunday, June 18th

  • Library Is Closed For Green Days

    Archive Room, Commons, East Tower Area, East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), Story Time Room, Youth Computer Lounge, Johnston Public Library All Day

    The library is closed.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, June 19th

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, June 20th

  • Kitchen Science With Grout Museum

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Get excited about science as you watch and participate in experiments using materials found in everyday life.

    Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, June 21st

Thursday, June 22nd

Monday, June 26th

  • Blank Park Zoo: Show And Tell

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    See different animals up close and learn about what they eat, where they live and other fun facts! Program is open to all ages! Part of the Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World.

    Tag(s): Kids

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, June 27th

  • Alaska Pre-Departure Meeting

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

  • Well Red Book Club

    Gusto Pizza in Johnston 6:45pm - 7:45pm

    Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club that meets at Gusto Pizza in Johnston. Come for the book, come for the conversation, come for a glass of wine or boutique beer. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk while supplies last. No registration necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, June 29th

Monday, July 3rd

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, July 4th

  • Library Is Closed

    Archive Room, Commons, East Tower Area, East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), Story Time Room, Youth Computer Lounge, Johnston Public Library All Day

    The library is closed.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, July 5th

  • Novel Knitting

    Johnston Public Library 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    Are you a knitter or want to become one? Join Dagmar Scheel to learn how to knit or crochet or to share ideas, patterns and help with other knitters. The Novel Knitting group meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 4:00pm to 5:30pm by the lounge area outside of the Archive Room at Johnston Public Library. Beginners welcome! No registration necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Saturday, July 8th

  • Jpl Kids' Chess Club

    Story Time Room 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Head to JPL for our monthly Kids' Chess Club for kids in grades 1 through 5. New to chess? No problem. Come to learn the game or come to improve your strategies and tactics. JPL's Kid's Chess Club is taught by Mahanthi Bukkapatnam, a long-time chess enthusiast and collegiate chess champion. Please RSVP for this event at events.johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, July 10th

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, July 13th

Monday, July 17th

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, July 19th

Thursday, July 20th

  • Lunchtime Lit Book Club

    Southeast Corner 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Come for a bounty of good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. Brown-bag a lunch if you like, or just come for the discussion. Coffee, tea and treats will be provided. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. No reservation is necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Library Board Meeting

    Archive Room 5:30pm - 8:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

Friday, July 21st

Monday, July 24th

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, July 25th

  • Well Red Book Club

    Gusto Pizza in Johnston 6:45pm - 7:45pm

    Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club that meets at Gusto Pizza in Johnston. Come for the book, come for the conversation, come for a glass of wine or boutique beer. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk while supplies last. No registration necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, July 31st

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, August 1st

  • Silent Book Club

    Johnston Public Library 6:30pm - 7:45pm

    Shhhhh...it's the JPL Silent Book Club. A Silent Book Club is an event where people meet for an hour dedicated to reading quietly in community. Here's how it works: *6:30pm to 6:45pm: Grab coffee or tea and a treat and share what you're reading *6:45pm to 7:45pm: Enjoy an hour of quiet reading with the book of your choice Come be alone together with other readers!

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, August 7th

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, August 8th

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    Make a difference @ your library! Teen Advisory Board is open to students in grades 6 - 12. Suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. TAB meets once a month for about an hour and includes a fun activity and yummy snacks. Complete a TAB application today! Find the application online http://goo.gl/hHBTN2 Applications are also available at the Youth Services Desk. Call 278-5233 or email Jessica at young@johnstonlibrary.com with your application or for more info.

    Tag(s): Teens

Thursday, August 10th

Saturday, August 12th

  • Jpl Kids' Chess Club

    Story Time Room 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Head to JPL for our monthly Kids' Chess Club for kids in grades 1 through 5. New to chess? No problem. Come to learn the game or come to improve your strategies and tactics. JPL's Kid's Chess Club is taught by Mahanthi Bukkapatnam, a long-time chess enthusiast and collegiate chess champion. Please RSVP for this event at events.johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Kids

Monday, August 14th

  • Let's Talk: English Conversation Group

    Southeast Corner 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Come to Johnston Public Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm for a fun and relaxed environment for English conversation. English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. All levels of English speakers are welcome. No registration is necessary. For more information, email info@johnstonlibrary.com.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, August 17th

  • Lunchtime Lit Book Club

    Southeast Corner 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Come for a bounty of good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. Brown-bag a lunch if you like, or just come for the discussion. Coffee, tea and treats will be provided. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. No reservation is necessary.

    Tag(s): Adult & Family

  • Library Board Meeting

    Archive Room 5:30pm - 8:00pm

    Tag(s): Non-Library/Community

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