Recent News & Highlights

Dec 12, 2017

Our teen literary magazine, elementia, is pondering time this year, and we invite teens submit art, poetry and short-form prose through Feb. 1, 2018.

Dec 4, 2017

Stream the perfect mood music for your party with Naxos Music Library Jazz.

Documentary Day
Nov 19, 2017

Join us for a day of documentary films on Saturday, Dec. 9, where we search for truth within the world we live.

Retro thumb's up
Nov 17, 2017

Traumatized by bad gift-giving experiences? Peruse Consumer Reports for free.

Give today
Nov 4, 2017

If you see a movie at various local AMC theaters this Fall, you'll see Johnson County Library Foundation's short video celebrating the Library and its patrons. We hope you enjoy it!

New York Times
Nov 1, 2017

Use our daily pass to get The New York Times online and in the app.

Karen Remmler
Oct 30, 2017

Dr. Karen Remmler on Remembering the War Dead in the Digital Age

Mount Holyoke Professor Karen Remmler’s research and teaching focuses on the politics and cultures of transnational memory in the aftermath of atrocity and war. Images of the war dead circulate to a wider public, making private mourning a collective memory, prone to manipulation. 

Big Fall Booksale
Oct 27, 2017

It's the BIG Fall Kids Book Sale!  Friends of the Library can hit up a special preview sale, too.

Thursday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Central Resource Library – Carmack Community Room

Gather at the Table
Oct 25, 2017

Friendships and communities grow from conversations. Drop in and converse!

Tuesday, Nov 14
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Central Resource Library 

Learn about real lives of people young and old around the world with CultureGrams.
Oct 10, 2017

Where is the oldest roller coaster in the world? Who's national dish is "mountain chicken" (aka frog)? On what holiday did Nevada become a state? Find out with CultureGrams!