Recent News & Highlights

Miroslav Volf
Sep 16, 2017

Miroslav Volf visits to help you discern and nurture desires that are truly worth having.

Monday, Oct. 9
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Central Resource Library

The Library Lets Loose
Sep 6, 2017

Groups, teachers, educators, librarians: We've got special discounts for you at The Library Lets Loose!

Saturday, Oct. 14
6 - 9 p.m.
Central Resource Library

Cocktail attire
Find your special ticket price!

Meet the Author
Aug 28, 2017

You can always count on Johnson County Library for great author visits. See who is visiting this fall »

Without the constraint of historical provenance, viewers of the "unknown" objects in the Art of War - Gifts of Peace exhibit have the ability to create their own story or "truth." Join us as we create new stories and truths in Constructing Truth events.
Aug 25, 2017

Please join us as we create new stories and truths for “unknown” objects and host additional programs to explore Constructing Truth »

Learn how to put more money in the bank with the Women and Money series, made by women for women.
Aug 25, 2017

Join us for a free panel discussion and five-part series about finances developed by women for women of all ages and income levels.

Movie in the Park: Mighty Ducks
Aug 22, 2017

Pee-wee hockey? Misfits. Delinquents. Quacking. The Mighty Ducks outdoors under the stars! Free! Perfect for families. 

The Big Read
Aug 22, 2017

The Kansas City area’s six public libraries are joining together for the 2017 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read, promoting community-wide reading and events around Tim O’Brien’s seminal book The Things They Carried.

On Vietnam
Aug 18, 2017

Dr. James H. Willbanks on Vietnam and other conflicts. 

Tuesday, Sept. 5
6:30 p.m.
Central Resource Library

Place of Trust
Aug 17, 2017

The Library is a trusted place where our community can safely and respectfully learn, explore, enjoy, create and connect.

Parents and caregivers, the Library has lots of resources and programs to help you and your kids tackle everything from building early literacy skills to complex science research assignments.
Aug 15, 2017

Parents and caregivers, we know you're carrying quite the cargo when you're caring for kids! If you're at capacity and could use either a clone or a coffee, peruse our calendar of events for caregivers!