Recent News & Highlights

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!

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!

Sep 1, 2017

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

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