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JPL adds Library of Things collection!

Introducing JPL's Library of Things collection! Patrons can now check out items such as a disc golf set or stud finder free of charge. For all items, visit the library catalog. This project was made possible by a gift from the John L. Paul Estate.

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JPL Reading Stars!

These little readers are on their way to reading 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten! To sign up: Download the Reader Zone app. Choose "Johnston Public Library 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten". Enter our library's code: bdc5b. Earn your first prize at 100 books!

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Please excuse our mess…

Children's picture books and nonfiction will be limited next week while an interior brick wall is repaired. Thanks for your patience!

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Library Cards


Please review the following before applying for a library card:

  • Library cards are issued one per household.
  • A parent or guardian must fill out an application, provide one reference, and two forms of ID; 1 picture ID and 1 current proof of address.
  • Cards for out-of-state residents are $25 per year.
  • Please allow 24 hours for processing. Materials may be checked out afterward.
  • There is a $2 replacement fee for lost or damaged cards.

Johnston Public Library

210 West 10th
Baxter Springs, KS 66713

► Library Hours

Mon: 9:00 - 6:00
Tue - Fri: 9:00 - 5:00
Sat: 9:00 - 12:00

► Phone

(620) 856-5591

Our Location

Baxter Springs, KS Weather