Events at the Library

Tuesday, May 26th

Wednesday, May 27th

  • [CANCELLED] Teen Scene

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Wed., May. 27th 2:30pm - 4:00pm

    Early-out Wednesday program for kids in grade 6 & up. Play video games on the big screen (usually Smash Bros. or Mario Kart), participate in other fun activities and eat snacks! No registration required. Note: This program only meets on early-out days that school is in session.

    Category: Teens

Thursday, May 28th

Monday, June 1st

  • Reservation

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Mon., Jun. 1st 3:15pm - 8:00pm

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, June 2nd

  • Teen Tuesday: Read What You Want Virtual Book Club 6Th 7Th Grade

    Online Tue., Jun. 2nd 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Want to meet other bookish people and find great new books to add to your TBR (to be read) pile? Come to the Read What You Want Virtual Book Club! At each meeting, members will share a new book they've just discovered or an old favorite with the group. Then, all of the books will be compiled in on online list on the JPL website! For students in 6th & 7th grade. Event will be hosted on Zoom. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Library Program.

    Category: Teens

  • Teen Tuesday: Read What You Want Virtual Book Club 8Th - 12Th Grade

    Online Tue., Jun. 2nd 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Want to meet other bookish people and find great new books to add to your TBR (to be read) pile? Come to the Read What You Want Virtual Book Club! At each meeting, members will share a new book they’ve just discovered or an old favorite with the group. Then, all of the books will be compiled in on online list on the JPL website! For students in 8th – 12th grade. Event will be hosted on Zoom. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Library Program.

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, June 3rd

  • Virtual Anime Club

    Online Wed., Jun. 3rd 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Watch awesome anime, talk about your favorite characters, and learn about Japanese culture. 6th grade and up. Event will be hosted on Zoom. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Reading Program.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, June 9th

  • Teen Tuesday: Totally Paw-Some Virtual Video Festival

    Online Tue., Jun. 9th 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Bring along your pet and watch some favorite cute and funny online animal videos with us! (Because you know you love that video of the cat jumping in and out of the box!) The event will be hosted via Zoom and we'll save some time for everyone to introduce their pet to the group. Have a favorite funny video clip? Send a link to it to young@johnstonlibrary.com and we might include it in the show! For kids in 6th grade and up. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Library Program.

    Category: Teens

  • Reservation

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Jun. 9th All Day

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, June 10th

  • Virtual Dungeons And Dragons

    Johnston Public Library, Online Wed., Jun. 10th 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Play D&D with us online via Zoom! All levels of experience are welcome! Bring a character or use one of our pre-made characters. Registration with valid email address required. A link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. If we create a character for you, we will email that to you before the event as well. We will meet June 10 & 24 and July 8; please plan to attend all of the meetings as our campaign will be ongoing. 6th grade and up. Part of the 2020 Summer Reading Program.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, June 16th

  • Teen Tuesday: Virtual Percy Jackson Escape Room

    Online Tue., Jun. 16th 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Attempt a digital Percy Jackson escape room together in Zoom! Everyone who participates will receive a Percy Jackson Prize Package in the mail and will be entered into a prize drawing for a gift certificate from a local business. 6th grade and up. Event will be hosted on Zoom. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Reading Program. You can also complete the escape room individually. Find it under the "Escape Room" tab on the Teens page on the JPL website starting June 16. Escape the room successfully before June 22 and your name will be entered into a prize drawing for a gift certificate from a local business.

    Category: Teens

  • Reservation

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Jun. 16th All Day

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, June 17th

  • Virtual Anime Club

    Online Wed., Jun. 17th 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Watch awesome anime, talk about your favorite characters, and learn about Japanese culture. 6th grade and up. Event will be hosted on Zoom. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Reading Program.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, June 23rd

  • Teen Tuesday: Virtual Marvel Trivia

    Online Tue., Jun. 23rd 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Test your knowledge of the Marvel Universe against other teens! Winners will receive an exclusive Johnston Library Random Prize Package (including a gift certificate to a local business of your choice) in the mail! Participants must have Zoom and Kahoot downloaded. You can play with each app on a different device (for example, Zoom on your computer, Kahoot on your phone) or find out how to display both apps on the same device here: bit.ly/2Sca4Yu For kids in 6th grade and up. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Library Program.

    Category: Teens

  • Reservation

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Jun. 23rd All Day

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, June 24th

  • Virtual Dungeons And Dragons

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Jun. 24th 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Play D&D with us online via Zoom! All levels of experience are welcome! Bring a character or use one of our pre-made characters. Registration with valid email address required. A link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. If we create a character for you, we will email that to you before the event as well. We will meet June 10 & 24 and July 8; please plan to attend all of the meetings as our campaign will be ongoing. 6th grade and up. Part of the 2020 Summer Reading Program.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, June 30th

  • Teen Tuesday: Virtual Murder Mystery Party

    Online Tue., Jun. 30th 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Who killed High Magus Wilburton? Join other players in trying to solve The Mystery of the High Wizard! The first eight players to register will be assigned roles. Additional registrants will be investigators and allowed to ask questions and help solve the mystery. For students in 6th grade and up. Event will be hosted on Zoom. Email address required. A link to the event and a description of your role in the mystery will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. It will be necessary for players who are assigned roles to refer to their character sheets either on paper or on a device during the game. Part of the 2020 Summer Reading Program.

    Category: Teens

  • Reservation

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Jun. 30th All Day

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, July 1st

  • Virtual Anime Club

    Online Wed., Jul. 1st 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Watch awesome anime, talk about your favorite characters, and learn about Japanese culture. 6th grade and up. Event will be hosted on Zoom. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Reading Program.

    Category: Teens

  • Reservation

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Wed., Jul. 1st 2:30pm - 4:00pm

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, July 7th

  • Teen Tuesday: Read What You Want Virtual Book Club 6Th 7Th Grade

    Online Tue., Jul. 7th 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Want to meet other bookish people and find great new books to add to your TBR (to be read) pile? Come to the Read What You Want Virtual Book Club! At each meeting, members will share a new book theye just discovered or an old favorite with the group. Then, all of the books will be compiled in on online list on the JPL website! For students in 6th & 7th grade. Event will be hosted on Zoom. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Library Program.

    Category: Teens

  • Teen Tuesday: Read What You Want Virtual Book Club 8Th - 12Th Grade

    Online Tue., Jul. 7th 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Want to meet other bookish people and find great new books to add to your TBR (to be read) pile? Come to the Read What You Want Virtual Book Club! At each meeting, members will share a new book they’ve just discovered or an old favorite with the group. Then, all of the books will be compiled in on online list on the JPL website! For students in 8th– 12th grade. Event will be hosted on Zoom. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Library Program.

    Category: Teens

  • Reservation

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Jul. 7th All Day

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, July 8th

  • Virtual Dungeons And Dragons

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Jul. 8th 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Play D&D with us online via Zoom! All levels of experience are welcome! Bring a character or use one of our pre-made characters. Registration with valid email address required. A link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. If we create a character for you, we will email that to you before the event as well. We will meet June 10 & 24 and July 8; please plan to attend all of the meetings as our campaign will be ongoing. 6th grade and up. Part of the 2020 Summer Reading Program.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, July 14th

  • Teen Tuesday: Virtual Harry Potter Trivia

    Online Tue., Jul. 14th 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Muggles! Test your knowledge of the Harry Potter world against other teens! Winners will receive an exclusive Johnston Library Random Prize Package (including a gift certificate to a local business of your choice) in the mail! Participants must have Zoom and Kahoot downloaded. You can play with each app on a different device (for example, Zoom on your computer, Kahoot on your phone) or find out how to display both apps on the same device here: bit.ly/2Sca4Yu For kids in 6th grade and up. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Library Program.

    Category: Teens

  • Reservation

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Jul. 14th All Day

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, July 15th

  • Virtual Anime Club

    Online Wed., Jul. 15th 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Watch awesome anime, talk about your favorite characters, and learn about Japanese culture. 6th grade and up. Event will be hosted on Zoom. Email address required. A link to the event will be emailed by noon on the day of the event. Part of the 2020 Summer Reading Program.

    Category: Teens

  • Reservation

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Wed., Jul. 15th 2:30pm - 4:00pm

    Category: Teens

Friday, July 24th

  • Reservation

    Archive Room, East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), Story Time Room Fri., Jul. 24th 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    Category: Teens