Events at the Library

Wednesday, April 21st

  • Register For April 22 Teen Take And Make Craft

    Online Wed., Apr. 21st All Day

    We'll be offering a new Take and Make Craft Kit every week for kids in 6th grade and up. Register to reserve your kit (quantities are limited) Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, pick up your kit on Thursday between 2:00 - 6:00pm. We'll send you an email with details on how to pick up your kit after you've registered. Create your craft at home and then take a pic and tag @jpl_teens on Instagram!

    Category: Teens

Monday, April 26th

  • Virtual Peer Tutoring And Study Group

    Online Mon., Apr. 26th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Whether you need a tutor, someone to check your work, extra practice, or even just someone to talk to about class, we've got you covered! Volunteers from JHS National Honor Society and the Johnston Library Teen Advisory Board will be available via Zoom every Monday from 3:30 - 5:00. Fill out a registration form here bit.ly/3kiB2da or email Jessica at young@johnstonlibrary.com for more information. For students in 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

  • Register For April 29 Teen Take And Make Craft

    Online Mon., Apr. 26th All Day

    We'll be offering a new Take and Make Craft Kit every week for kids in 6th grade and up. Register to reserve your kit (quantities are limited) Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, pick up your kit on Thursday between 2:00 - 6:00pm. We'll send you an email with details on how to pick up your kit after you've registered. Create your craft at home and then take a pic and tag @jpl_teens on Instagram!

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, April 27th

  • Virtual Dungeons And Dragons

    Online Tue., Apr. 27th 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    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. Please plan to attend all of the meetings as our campaign will be ongoing. 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

  • Register For April 29 Teen Take And Make Craft

    Online Tue., Apr. 27th All Day

    We'll be offering a new Take and Make Craft Kit every week for kids in 6th grade and up. Register to reserve your kit (quantities are limited) Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, pick up your kit on Thursday between 2:00 - 6:00pm. We'll send you an email with details on how to pick up your kit after you've registered. Create your craft at home and then take a pic and tag @jpl_teens on Instagram!

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, April 28th

  • Tween Book Box Chat

    Online Wed., Apr. 28th 3:30pm - 4:00pm

    Kids in 6th & 7th grade who have registered for the Tween Book Box are invited to join us on Zoom to chat about this month's selection.

    Category: Teens

  • Teen Book Box Chat

    Online Wed., Apr. 28th 4:30pm - 5:00pm

    Kids in 8th - 12th grade who have registered for the JPL Book Box Club: Teen Edition are invited to join us on Zoom to chat about this month's selection.

    Category: Teens

  • Register For April 29 Teen Take And Make Craft

    Online Wed., Apr. 28th All Day

    We'll be offering a new Take and Make Craft Kit every week for kids in 6th grade and up. Register to reserve your kit (quantities are limited) Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, pick up your kit on Thursday between 2:00 - 6:00pm. We'll send you an email with details on how to pick up your kit after you've registered. Create your craft at home and then take a pic and tag @jpl_teens on Instagram!

    Category: Teens

Monday, May 3rd

  • Virtual Peer Tutoring And Study Group

    Online Mon., May. 3rd 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Whether you need a tutor, someone to check your work, extra practice, or even just someone to talk to about class, we've got you covered! Volunteers from JHS National Honor Society and the Johnston Library Teen Advisory Board will be available via Zoom every Monday from 3:30 - 5:00. Fill out a registration form here bit.ly/3kiB2da or email Jessica at young@johnstonlibrary.com for more information. For students in 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, May 4th

  • Jpl Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54

    Category: Teens

Monday, May 10th

  • Virtual Peer Tutoring And Study Group

    Online Mon., May. 10th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Whether you need a tutor, someone to check your work, extra practice, or even just someone to talk to about class, we've got you covered! Volunteers from JHS National Honor Society and the Johnston Library Teen Advisory Board will be available via Zoom every Monday from 3:30 - 5:00. Fill out a registration form here bit.ly/3kiB2da or email Jessica at young@johnstonlibrary.com for more information. For students in 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, May 11th

  • Virtual Dungeons And Dragons

    Online Tue., May. 11th 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    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. Please plan to attend all of the meetings as our campaign will be ongoing. 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Monday, May 17th

  • Virtual Peer Tutoring And Study Group

    Online Mon., May. 17th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Whether you need a tutor, someone to check your work, extra practice, or even just someone to talk to about class, we've got you covered! Volunteers from JHS National Honor Society and the Johnston Library Teen Advisory Board will be available via Zoom every Monday from 3:30 - 5:00. Fill out a registration form here bit.ly/3kiB2da or email Jessica at young@johnstonlibrary.com for more information. For students in 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Monday, May 24th

  • Virtual Peer Tutoring And Study Group

    Online Mon., May. 24th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Whether you need a tutor, someone to check your work, extra practice, or even just someone to talk to about class, we've got you covered! Volunteers from JHS National Honor Society and the Johnston Library Teen Advisory Board will be available via Zoom every Monday from 3:30 - 5:00. Fill out a registration form here bit.ly/3kiB2da or email Jessica at young@johnstonlibrary.com for more information. For students in 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, May 25th

  • Virtual Dungeons And Dragons

    Online Tue., May. 25th 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    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. Please plan to attend all of the meetings as our campaign will be ongoing. 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, June 2nd

  • Teen Summer Book Bag

    Johnston Public Library, Online Wed., Jun. 2nd All Day

    Start your summer reading off right with one of JPL's Teen Summer Book Bags! Each bag will contain a book and a bunch of bookish surprises that you get to keep. Finish the book and complete a book review to receive an exclusive JPL Meme in the Mail and an extra surprise! The theme for our Summer Book Bag is "An Extraordinary Life." For kids in 6th grade and up. Registration begins May 24. Pick up your bag starting June 2.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, June 8th

  • Dungeons & Dragons 101

    Online Tue., Jun. 8th 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Have you always wanted to play D&D but didn't know where to start?Meet with D&D experts via Zoom to learn the basics of the game or get help creating your character. A link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to you after you register. 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

  • Dungeons & Dragons 101

    Online Tue., Jun. 8th 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Have you always wanted to play D&D but didn't know where to start?Meet with D&D experts via Zoom to learn the basics of the game or get help creating your character. A link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to you after you register. 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

  • Dungeons & Dragons 101

    Online Tue., Jun. 8th 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Have you always wanted to play D&D but didn't know where to start?Meet with D&D experts via Zoom to learn the basics of the game or get help creating your character. A link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to you after you register. 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

  • Dungeons & Dragons 101

    Online Tue., Jun. 8th 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Have you always wanted to play D&D but didn't know where to start?Meet with D&D experts via Zoom to learn the basics of the game or get help creating your character. A link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to you after you register. 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, June 9th

  • Virtual Dungeons And Dragons

    Online Wed., Jun. 9th 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    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. If we create a character for you, we will email that to you before the event. Please plan to attend all of the meetings as our campaign will be ongoing. Meeting dates are June 16 & 30 and July 14. 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Thursday, June 10th

  • Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Harry Potter

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jun. 10th All Day

    Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's our favorite boy wizard, Harry Potter!) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, June 15th

  • Teen Tuesday Challenge: Break-In Bags

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jun. 15th All Day

    Can you crack the code? Think escape room but instead of breaking out of a room, you are breaking in to a bag full of goodies! Answer a set of riddles, unlock the lock, then discover what's inside! For kids in 6th grade and up. Registration required and begins June 8. Pick up your bag June 15.

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, June 16th

  • Virtual Board Game Club

    Online Wed., Jun. 16th 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    We're bringing back board games...virtually! Kids in 6th grade and up can join us as we play board games together online via Zoom and en.boardgamearena.com. You will need to create an account on en.boardgamearena.com and join our group to participate. For the best game experience, Google Chrome 10+ or Mozilla Firefox 4+ are recommended. The following browsers are officially supported: Google Chrome 4+, Mozilla Firefox 3.5+, Internet Explorer 11+, Microsoft Edge, or Safari 4+. iPad or similar tablets are also supported. We will send instructions for creating an account and gaining access to the group.

    Category: Teens

Thursday, June 17th

  • Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Disney

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jun. 17th All Day

    Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's everything Disney!) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, June 23rd

  • Virtual Dungeons And Dragons

    Online Wed., Jun. 23rd 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    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. If we create a character for you, we will email that to you before the event. Please plan to attend all of the meetings as our campaign will be ongoing. Meeting dates are June 16 & 30 and July 14. 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Thursday, June 24th

  • Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Star Wars

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jun. 24th All Day

    Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's Star Wars!) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, June 29th

  • Teen Tuesday Challenge: The Great Papercraft Race

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jun. 29th All Day

    Are you a detail-oriented crafter up for a challenge? Are scissors and glue two of your best friends? If you answered yes to those questions, then this is the perfect challenge for you! Register for one of our giant sloth paper craft kits. (FYI- this craft is not for the faint of heart. It will be a challenge!) We'll give you everything you need to construct your very own 3-D sloth entirely out of paper at home! Then, the first person to complete their sloth and bring it back to the library will win a fabulous Sloth Prize Pack including loads of fun sloth stuff and a $15 gift certificate to a really fun place. For kids in 6th grade and up. All participants who complete a sloth will receive a prize. Register beginning June 22. Pick up your sloth kits June 29. Sloths must be complete by July 16.

    Category: Teens

Thursday, July 1st

  • Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Marvel & Dc

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jul. 1st All Day

    Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's Marvel & DC!) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Tuesday, July 6th

  • Teen Tuesday Challenge: Glue Gun Art

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jul. 6th All Day

    Put your creativity and ingenuity to the test! Register for a Glue Gun Art Pack filled with lots of creative supplies and a low temp. glue gun. Then, use the supplies and the glue gun to make something fantastic and incredible. Bring your completed project back to the library so we can put it on display. Everyone who completes a project gets a prize and the most incredible project will win a $15 gift card. For kids entering 6th grade and up. Registration begins June 29; pick up your bag July 6. Projects must be completed by July 16.

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, July 7th

  • Virtual Dungeons And Dragons

    Online Wed., Jul. 7th 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    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. If we create a character for you, we will email that to you before the event. Please plan to attend all of the meetings as our campaign will be ongoing. Meeting dates are June 16 & 30 and July 14. 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Thursday, July 8th

  • Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Book Nerd

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jul. 8th All Day

    Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's all about your favorite books -- Hunger Games, Percy Jackson, Keeper of the Lost Cities, etc.) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens

Wednesday, July 14th

  • Virtual Board Game Club

    Online Wed., Jul. 14th 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    We're bringing back board games...virtually! Kids in 6th grade and up can join us as we play board games together online via Zoom and en.boardgamearena.com. You will need to create an account on en.boardgamearena.com and join our group to participate. For the best game experience, Google Chrome 10+ or Mozilla Firefox 4+ are recommended. The following browsers are officially supported: Google Chrome 4+, Mozilla Firefox 3.5+, Internet Explorer 11+, Microsoft Edge, or Safari 4+. iPad or similar tablets are also supported. We will send instructions for creating an account and gaining access to the group.

    Category: Teens

Thursday, July 15th

  • Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Gamer Edition

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jul. 15th All Day

    Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's all about your favorite games - Zelda, Smash Bros., Minecraft, etc.) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Plus, every pack will contain a book list filled with books and graphic novels that will keep you reading about your fandom all summer long. Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up.

    Category: Teens