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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Jun 21, 2017

It's a night worthy of Veruca Salt's jealousy! Live music and the 1971 Gene Wilder classic, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, outdoors under the stars.

Saturday, July 8
8 p.m., movie at dusk
Two locations

Fringe Fest
Jun 16, 2017

It's almost time for the 2017 KC Fringe Festival! We give you three ways to Fringe. Join us for:

Business isn't a game, so don't leave money matters to chance. Advance to Wall Street Journal for free through the Library!
Jun 11, 2017

Business is more than a game of chance. Advance with this database of full-text articles from Wall Street Journal.

Teen takeover
Jun 11, 2017

Five ... Four ... Three ... Two ... One ... Break-out!

Join us for two special after-hours break-out challenge just for teens!

Monticello Library
Jun 6, 2017

The long-awaited Monticello Library, to be located in Western Shawnee, is at last underway. See what you have to look forward to inside and out in this animated flythrough!

Meet the author of kids' book Pug Meets Pig!
May 31, 2017

Join us for a special storytime with local author Sue Lowell Gallion on Tuesday, June 20!

10:30-11:30 a.m.
Gardner Library

and
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Edgerton Library

Summer fun
May 26, 2017

This summer, we've got activities for families and kids of all ages! 

Movie in the Park: The Lego Movie
May 20, 2017

Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman and Will Ferrell ... as LEGOS!

Come join your neighbors under the stars for this tale of mistaken identity and heroism. Don't miss The LEGO Movie!

Saturday, June 10
8 p.m.
Electric Park - featuring the music Listen Local artist Zachary Burch before the movie
&
Santa Fe Commons Park - featuring the music Listen Local artist Maria the Mexican before the movie

Endless stacks of books frame the phrase "Book Sale" in warm summer colors that sizzle
May 15, 2017

Hot deals at the Friends of Johnson County Library Sizzlin' Summer Book Sale!

Wednesday, June 7 – 3 - 8 p.m. – Friends-Only Preview
Thursday, June 8 – 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday, June 9 – 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, June 10 – 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Johnson County Community College Gym

Morning Brew
May 8, 2017

Come for the coffee and pastries, stay for the conversation with fellow local artists. We're hosting InterUrban ArtHouse's monthly Morning Brew.

Wednesday, May 31
10 - 11 a.m.

Central Resource Library

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