Events at the Library

Monday, June 7th

  • Maker Monday

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Jun. 7th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    June 7 - Macrame Keychains Create and make on Maker Mondays! Kids in grades 3rd-5th can pick up a fun activity each week to encourage creativity. Each week's kits will include all the things you need to complete the craft. No registration required. First come, first serve. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, June 8th

  • Drive-In Storytime

    Library Parking Lot Tue., Jun. 8th 10:00am - 10:25am

    Join us at the Johnston Public Library for a special Drive-in Storytime! Sing, wiggle and listen to a fun story all from the inside of your car! To maintain social distancing, individuals will stay in their car then tune their FM radio to our channel to be able to hear the stories and songs. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Only one registration per vehicle! Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time To-Go Activity Kits

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jun. 8th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays, while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, June 9th

  • Baby Busy Bags

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Jun. 9th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Busy bags are filled with baby safe activities that work on gross and fine motor skills, sorting, stacking, and encourages exploration! A new activity will be featured each week. Perfect for babies 6 months-18 months old. While supplies lasts. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Thursday, June 10th

  • K-2 Scissors & Glue

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jun. 10th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Get crafty and creative this summer with our activity kits! Each week we will provide a fun and educational kit for those in kindergarten through 2nd grade. We will even dedicate one of the weeks to slime! Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Monday, June 14th

  • Maker Monday

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Jun. 14th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    June 14 - Yarn & Straw Weaving Create and make on Maker Mondays! Kids in grades 3rd-5th can pick up a fun activity each week to encourage creativity. Each week's kits will include all the things you need to complete the craft. No registration required. First come, first serve. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, June 15th

  • Story Time To-Go Activity Kits

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jun. 15th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays, while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

  • Story Stroll

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

    Join us for a self-guided Story Stroll! Families will enjoy strolling along sidewalks near the library while reading "From Head to Toe" by Eric Carle which are displayed on posts along the sidewalk. For all ages. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, June 16th

  • Baby Busy Bags

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Jun. 16th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Busy bags are filled with baby safe activities that work on gross and fine motor skills, sorting, stacking, and encourages exploration! A new activity will be featured each week. Perfect for babies 6 months-18 months old. While supplies lasts. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Thursday, June 17th

  • K-2 Scissors & Glue

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jun. 17th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Get crafty and creative this summer with our activity kits! Each week we will provide a fun and educational kit for those in kindergarten through 2nd grade. We will even dedicate one of the weeks to slime! Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Monday, June 21st

  • Maker Monday

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Jun. 21st 10:00am - 2:00pm

    June 21 - Tote Transfer Art Create and make on Maker Mondays! Kids in grades 3rd-5th can pick up a fun activity each week to encourage creativity. Each week's kits will include all the things you need to complete the craft. No registration required. First come, first serve. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, June 22nd

  • Chalk The Walk

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jun. 22nd 10:00am - 11:00am

    Come on out and help us decorate the sidewalk around the library! Each family will receive a bag of chalk and a designated spot on the sidewalk near the library. Registration required. 1 registration per family or group please! This is a socially distanced program and masks will be required. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time To-Go Activity Kits

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jun. 22nd 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays, while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, June 23rd

  • Baby Busy Bags

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Jun. 23rd 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Busy bags are filled with baby safe activities that work on gross and fine motor skills, sorting, stacking, and encourages exploration! A new activity will be featured each week. Perfect for babies 6 months-18 months old. While supplies lasts. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Thursday, June 24th

  • K-2 Scissors & Glue

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jun. 24th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Get crafty and creative this summer with our activity kits! Each week we will provide a fun and educational kit for those in kindergarten through 2nd grade. We will even dedicate one of the weeks to slime! Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Saturday, June 26th

  • Red, White, & Boom Bags

    Johnston Public Library Sat., Jun. 26th 10:00am - 1:00pm

    Celebrate Independence Day with a bag filled with goodies. The kit will include all you need for crafts, activities, and wearable items to make this 4th of July one to remember! For all ages. While supplies lasts. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Monday, June 28th

  • Maker Monday

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Jun. 28th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    June 28 - Perler Bead Art Create and make on Maker Mondays! Kids in grades 3rd-5th can pick up a fun activity each week to encourage creativity. Each week's kits will include all the things you need to complete the craft. No registration required. First come, first serve. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, June 29th

  • Story Time To-Go Activity Kits

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jun. 29th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays, while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

  • Story Stroll

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

    Join us for a self-guided Story Stroll! Families will enjoy strolling through Terra Park while reading "Hotel Bruce" by Ryan T. Higgins which are displayed on posts along the sidewalk. For all ages. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, June 30th

  • Baby Busy Bags

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

    Busy bags are filled with baby safe activities that work on gross and fine motor skills, sorting, stacking, and encourages exploration! A new activity will be featured each week. Perfect for babies 6 months-18 months old. While supplies lasts. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Thursday, July 1st

  • K-2 Scissors & Glue

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jul. 1st 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Get crafty and creative this summer with our activity kits! Each week we will provide a fun and educational kit for those in kindergarten through 2nd grade. We will even dedicate one of the weeks to slime! Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Monday, July 5th

  • Maker Monday

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Jul. 5th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    July 5 - Air Dry Clay Create and make on Maker Mondays! Kids in grades 3rd-5th can pick up a fun activity each week to encourage creativity. Each week's kits will include all the things you need to complete the craft. No registration required. First come, first serve. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, July 6th

  • Story Time To-Go Activity Kits

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jul. 6th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays, while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, July 7th

  • Baby Busy Bags

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Jul. 7th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Busy bags are filled with baby safe activities that work on gross and fine motor skills, sorting, stacking, and encourages exploration! A new activity will be featured each week. Perfect for babies 6 months-18 months old. While supplies lasts. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Thursday, July 8th

  • K-2 Scissors & Glue

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jul. 8th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Get crafty and creative this summer with our activity kits! Each week we will provide a fun and educational kit for those in kindergarten through 2nd grade. We will even dedicate one of the weeks to slime! Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Monday, July 12th

  • Maker Monday

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Jul. 12th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Create and make on Maker Mondays! Kids in grades 3rd-5th can pick up a fun activity each week to encourage creativity. Each week's kits will include all the things you need to complete the craft. No registration required. First come, first serve. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, July 13th

  • Drive-In Storytime

    Library Parking Lot Tue., Jul. 13th 10:00am - 10:25am

    Join us at the Johnston Public Library for a special Drive-in Storytime! Sing, wiggle and listen to a fun story all from the inside of your car! To maintain social distancing, individuals will stay in their car then tune their FM radio to our channel to be able to hear the stories and songs. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Only one registration per vehicle! Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time To-Go Activity Kits

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jul. 13th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays, while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, July 14th

  • Baby Busy Bags

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Jul. 14th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Busy bags are filled with baby safe activities that work on gross and fine motor skills, sorting, stacking, and encourages exploration! A new activity will be featured each week. Perfect for babies 6 months-18 months old. While supplies lasts. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Thursday, July 15th

  • K-2 Scissors & Glue

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jul. 15th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Get crafty and creative this summer with our activity kits! Each week we will provide a fun and educational kit for those in kindergarten through 2nd grade. We will even dedicate one of the weeks to slime! Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Friday, July 16th

  • Break In Bags: 3Rd-5Th Grade

    Johnston Public Library Fri., Jul. 16th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    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 going into 3rd-5th grade. Registration required. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

    Category: Kids

Monday, August 9th

  • Make-It: In The Mail

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Aug. 9th All Day

    Sign up to have a craft mailed to your house! Craft kits will be mailed out the week of August 16. Craft kits are age specific. Kits are available for ages 3-5 and grade K-5. Registration required and space is limited to 100.

    Category: Kids