The library will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Events at the Library

Saturday, January 16th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Sat., Jan. 16th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Sunday, January 17th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Sun., Jan. 17th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Monday, January 18th

Tuesday, January 19th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jan. 19th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Wednesday, January 20th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Jan. 20th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, January 21st

Friday, January 22nd

  • Family Game Night To-Go

    Johnston Public Library Fri., Jan. 22nd 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Spend your Friday nights with family and enjoy a fun family game night in! Each kit includes all you need for a fun filled night of games that are great for all ages! Each week we will feature a new game. Registration required.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Fri., Jan. 22nd All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Saturday, January 23rd

  • To-Go Adult Craft Kits: Homemade Paper Valentine

    Johnston Public Library Sat., Jan. 23rd 10:00am - 5:30pm

    Stop by Johnston Public Library to pick up a Take-Home Adult Crafting Kit--this month featuring the supplies to make a homemade paper valentine. All materials are included in the kit EXCEPT glue. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram @johnstonpubliclib or on Facebook @johnstonpubliclibrary so we can see your beautiful creations! To-Go Adult Craft Kits are available for contactless curbside pick-up while supplies last. These kits will go fast and are available on a first come, first-served basis. No appointment necessary.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Sat., Jan. 23rd All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Sunday, January 24th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Sun., Jan. 24th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Monday, January 25th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Jan. 25th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Silent Book Club

    Online Mon., Jan. 25th All Day

    Flirting with the idea of a book club, but not interested in peopling or meeting? We get you. Silent Book Club is all of the book club with none of the meeting. Print copies of the Silent Book Club book of the month will be available at JPL beginning the 8th of the month, while supplies last. If you're feeling social, (as in, social media social), join the JPL Silent Book Club Facebook group and chat with fellow readers about characters, plot, how that one character really bothered you, or whatever else you need to get off your chest. Yep, it's that simple and that silent. For this month, we will be reading "The Buried" by Peter Hessler. Discussion begins online on the Last Monday of each month.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Let's Talk English Conversation Program

    Online Mon., Jan. 25th 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Conversation groups will be held using the Zoom app. Text 515.216.3822 or email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information.

    Category: Adult & Family

Tuesday, January 26th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Jan. 26th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Well Red Book Club

    Online Tue., Jan. 26th 6:45pm - 7:45pm

    Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club, meeting virtually during recommended social distancing. To reserve a book club book, arrange a book pickup time, and get Zoom meeting invite details, email deskins@johnstonlibrary.com. This month's book selection is "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng.

    Category: Adult & Family

Wednesday, January 27th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Jan. 27th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, January 28th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Jan. 28th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Adult Beginner Esl Class - Online

    Online Thu., Jan. 28th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Professional ESL teacher, Debora Strong, will be teaching FREE ESL classes online. Please text 515.216.3822 or email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for login information.

    Category: Adult & Family

Friday, January 29th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Fri., Jan. 29th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Saturday, January 30th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Sat., Jan. 30th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Sunday, January 31st

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Sun., Jan. 31st All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Monday, February 1st

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Feb. 1st All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Let's Talk English Conversation Program

    Online Mon., Feb. 1st 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Conversation groups will be held using the Zoom app. Text 515.216.3822 or email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information.

    Category: Adult & Family

Tuesday, February 2nd

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Feb. 2nd All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Wednesday, February 3rd

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Feb. 3rd All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, February 4th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Feb. 4th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Adult Beginner Esl Class - Online

    Online Thu., Feb. 4th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Professional ESL teacher, Debora Strong, will be teaching FREE ESL classes online. Please text 515.216.3822 or email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for login information.

    Category: Adult & Family

Friday, February 5th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Fri., Feb. 5th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Saturday, February 6th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Sat., Feb. 6th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Sunday, February 7th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Sun., Feb. 7th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Monday, February 8th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Feb. 8th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Let's Talk English Conversation Program

    Online Mon., Feb. 8th 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Conversation groups will be held using the Zoom app. Text 515.216.3822 or email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information.

    Category: Adult & Family

Tuesday, February 9th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Feb. 9th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Wednesday, February 10th

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Wed., Feb. 10th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, February 11th

  • Adult Beginner Esl Class - Online

    Online Thu., Feb. 11th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Professional ESL teacher, Debora Strong, will be teaching FREE ESL classes online. Please text 515.216.3822 or email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for login information.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Feb. 11th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Thursday Night Book Club

    Online Thu., Feb. 11th 6:30pm - 7:45pm

    Join fellow local book lovers online to discuss great books and enjoy lively conversation. This month's book is "Carnegie's Maid" by Marie Benedict. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance while supplies last. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list for Zoom invites.

    Category: Adult & Family

Friday, February 12th

  • Family Game Night To-Go

    Johnston Public Library Fri., Feb. 12th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Spend your Friday nights with family and enjoy a fun family game night in! Each kit includes all you need for a fun filled night of games that are great for all ages! Each week we will feature a new game. Registration required.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Jpl's Winter Challenge

    Johnston Public Library Fri., Feb. 12th All Day

    There's no better time to snuggle up with a good book than during the cold winter months. Join us for JPL's Winter Challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and runs from Jan 15-Feb 12. Pick up an age appropriate bingo card and a goodie bag during open hours. Read books and complete fun activities to complete a bingo horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

    Category: Adult & Family

Monday, February 15th

Thursday, February 18th

Monday, February 22nd

  • Silent Book Club

    Online Mon., Feb. 22nd All Day

    Flirting with the idea of a book club, but not interested in peopling or meeting? We get you. Silent Book Club is all of the book club with none of the meeting. Print copies of the Silent Book Club book of the month will be available at JPL beginning the 8th of the month, while supplies last. If you're feeling social, (as in, social media social), join the JPL Silent Book Club Facebook group and chat with fellow readers about characters, plot, how that one character really bothered you, or whatever else you need to get off your chest. Yep, it's that simple and that silent. This month's book is "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou. Discussion begins online on the Last Monday of each month.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Let's Talk English Conversation Program

    Online Mon., Feb. 22nd 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Conversation groups will be held using the Zoom app. Text 515.216.3822 or email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information.

    Category: Adult & Family

Tuesday, February 23rd

  • Well Red Book Club

    Online Tue., Feb. 23rd 6:45pm - 7:45pm

    Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club, meeting virtually during recommended social distancing. To reserve a book club book, arrange a book pickup time, and get Zoom meeting invite details, email deskins@johnstonlibrary.com. This month's book selection is The Girl with all the Gifts by Mike Carey.

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, February 25th

Friday, February 26th

  • Family Game Night To-Go

    Johnston Public Library Fri., Feb. 26th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Spend your Friday nights with family and enjoy a fun family game night in! Each kit includes all you need for a fun filled night of games that are great for all ages! Each week we will feature a new game. Registration required.

    Category: Adult & Family

Monday, March 1st

Thursday, March 4th

Monday, March 8th

Thursday, March 11th

Friday, March 12th

  • Family Game Night To-Go

    Johnston Public Library Fri., Mar. 12th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Spend your Friday nights with family and enjoy a fun family game night in! Each kit includes all you need for a fun filled night of games that are great for all ages! Each week we will feature a new game. Registration required.

    Category: Adult & Family

Monday, March 15th

Thursday, March 18th

Monday, March 22nd

Thursday, March 25th

Friday, March 26th

  • Family Game Night To-Go

    Johnston Public Library Fri., Mar. 26th 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Spend your Friday nights with family and enjoy a fun family game night in! Each kit includes all you need for a fun filled night of games that are great for all ages! Each week we will feature a new game. Registration required.

    Category: Adult & Family

Monday, March 29th

  • Silent Book Club

    Online Mon., Mar. 29th All Day

    Flirting with the idea of a book club, but not interested in peopling or meeting? We get you. Silent Book Club is all of the book club with none of the meeting. Print copies of the Silent Book Club book of the month will be available at JPL beginning the 8th of the month, while supplies last. If you're feeling social, (as in, social media social), join the JPL Silent Book Club Facebook group and chat with fellow readers about characters, plot, how that one character really bothered you, or whatever else you need to get off your chest. Yep, it's that simple and that silent. This month's book selection is "One Day" by Gene Weingarten Discussion begins online on the Last Monday of each month.

    Category: Adult & Family

  • Let's Talk English Conversation Program

    Online Mon., Mar. 29th 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Conversation groups will be held using the Zoom app. Text 515.216.3822 or email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information.

    Category: Adult & Family

Tuesday, March 30th

  • Well Red Book Club

    Online Tue., Mar. 30th 6:45pm - 7:45pm

    Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club, meeting virtually during recommended social distancing. To reserve a book club book, arrange a book pickup time, and get Zoom meeting invite details, email deskins@johnstonlibrary.com. This month's book selection is Brain on Fire by Susannah Callahan.

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, April 8th

  • Thursday Night Book Club

    Online Thu., Apr. 8th 6:30pm - 7:45pm

    Join fellow local book lovers online to discuss great books and enjoy lively conversation. This month's book is "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance while supplies last. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list for Zoom invites.

    Category: Adult & Family

Saturday, April 10th

  • Kite Building Workshop

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Sat., Apr. 10th 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Get ready for the 8th Annual Kites on the Green Festival on Saturday, May 1st by attending a free Kite Making Workshop on Saturday, April 10th 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.

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, April 15th

  • Lunchtime Lit Book Club

    Online Thu., Apr. 15th 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Meet up online with fellow book lovers for good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. This month's book is "Carnegie's Maid" by Marie Benedict. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list for Zoom invites.

    Category: Adult & Family

Saturday, April 24th

  • Kite Building Workshop

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Sat., Apr. 24th 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Get ready for the 8th Annual Kites on the Green Festival on Saturday, May 1st by attending a free Kite Making Workshop on Saturday, April 24th 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.

    Category: Adult & Family

Monday, April 26th

  • Silent Book Club

    Online Mon., Apr. 26th All Day

    Flirting with the idea of a book club, but not interested in peopling or meeting? We get you. Silent Book Club is all of the book club with none of the meeting. Print copies of the Silent Book Club book of the month will be available at JPL beginning the 8th of the month, while supplies last. If you're feeling social, (as in, social media social), join the JPL Silent Book Club Facebook group and chat with fellow readers about characters, plot, how that one character really bothered you, or whatever else you need to get off your chest. Yep, it's that simple and that silent. This month's book selection is "My Sister, the Serial Killer" by Oyinkan Braithwaite. Discussion begins online on the Last Monday of each month.

    Category: Adult & Family

Saturday, May 1st

  • Kites On The Green

    Commons, Johnston Public Library Sat., May. 1st 10:00am - 5:00pm

    Join us for the 8th annual Kites on the Green Festival featuring giant show kite displays, celebrity bol races, free kite building, live kids' music, sidewalk art, face painting, and delicious food!

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, May 13th

  • Thursday Night Book Club

    Online Thu., May. 13th 6:30pm - 7:45pm

    Join fellow local book lovers online to discuss great books and enjoy lively conversation. This month's book is "Radioactive: A Tale of Love & Fallout" by Lauren Redniss. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance while supplies last. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list for Zoom invites.

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, May 20th

  • Lunchtime Lit Book Club

    Online Thu., May. 20th 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Meet up online with fellow book lovers for good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. This month's book is "Conviction" by Denise Mina. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list for Zoom invites.

    Category: Adult & Family

Monday, May 31st

  • Silent Book Club

    Online Mon., May. 31st All Day

    Flirting with the idea of a book club, but not interested in peopling or meeting? We get you. Silent Book Club is all of the book club with none of the meeting. Print copies of the Silent Book Club book of the month will be available at JPL beginning the 8th of the month, while supplies last. If you're feeling social, (as in, social media social), join the JPL Silent Book Club Facebook group and chat with fellow readers about characters, plot, how that one character really bothered you, or whatever else you need to get off your chest. Yep, it's that simple and that silent. This month's book selection is "The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes" by Leonard Goldberg. Discussion begins online on the Last Monday of each month.

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, June 17th

  • Lunchtime Lit Book Club

    Online Thu., Jun. 17th 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Meet up online with fellow book lovers for good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. This month's book is "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list for Zoom invites.

    Category: Adult & Family

Thursday, July 15th

  • Lunchtime Lit Book Club

    Online Thu., Jul. 15th 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Meet up online with fellow book lovers for good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. This month's book is "Radioactive: A Tale of Love & Fallout" by Lauren Redniss. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list for Zoom invites.

    Category: Adult & Family