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.
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!
Children's picture books and nonfiction will be limited next week while an interior brick wall is repaired. Thanks for your patience!
Have your turned in your summer reading card yet? Don't miss your chance to earn a free book-program ends tomorrow, August 31st!
Join us for our next session of Paws & Pages on Wednesday, September 27th, at 4:00 p.m.! For early readers through 6th grade.
The library will close at 3:00 p.m. this Friday and stay closed Saturday for Cowtown Days.
The Plant Your Roots organization of Baxter Springs celebrated Arbor Day 2023 by planting two trees in honor of Anna Webb and Beulah Cardwell, past JPL librarians.
Join us for Paws & Pages every 4th Monday of the month! Early readers up to age 12 are welcome to come practice their reading skills with certified therapy dogs. Next session: May 22nd, 3:30-4:30.
Need a quiet place to work on your Valentine box or just need some supplies? Our come-and-go decorating station is open during regular library hours. For age 12 & under.