Recent News & Highlights

Come to Central Resource Library to work with our Homework Help Coaches or use your library card to access live help from!
Aug 10, 2017

Get a power-up from our Homework Help Coaches or live help from! Bring an assignment you're working on and drop by after school for a boost.

Monday - Thursday (when school is in session)
4 - 7 p.m.
Central Resource Library

Aug 2, 2017

Johnson County Library is a choice volunteer assignment. You can ask any of our 214 teen volunteers – like we did! Meet Priya, Pearse and Conor.

Movie in the Park: The Little Rascals
Jul 28, 2017

Buckwheat and Alfalfa? Does this sound like some crazy diet trend? Maybe, but feast your eyes on this! Devour a movie and gobble up some great music – both are Spanky-approved! 

Saturday, Aug. 12
8 p.m., movie at dusk
Two locations

Speech bubbles wrap around the words Rosetta Stone Library Solution with greetings from different languages floating in the background
Jul 18, 2017

Bonjour, hola, merhaba, hej, hello! Rosetta Stone Library Solution introduces you to 30 different languages, so swing by our website to get your polyglot on »

HeritageQuest online helps you fill in the gaps in your family tree.
Jul 13, 2017

When your family tree seems to be missing a branch or nine, take your genealogy research to the trove of documents in HeritageQuest.

Hogwarts house colors and the sorting hat
Jul 10, 2017

Beginning July 24, join us for a week-long celebration of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Each day one of our Library locations will transform into a Hogwarts house with activities culminating in a Tri-Wizard Tournament at the end of the week!

Jul 7, 2017

Writers conferences come in various shapes and sizes, and take place around the world – including here in Johnson County. A conference is a chance for writers at all stages of your publication journey to come together, improve your craft and get to know writers of all stripes in your community.


Library Night at the K
Jul 7, 2017

Join us and other metro libraries to celebrate summer at the K!

Library Night at the K
Thursday, Aug. 3
7:15 p.m.
Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners

Come meet Ann Ingalls, author of the kids' book Fairy Floss: The Sweet Story of Cotton Candy.
Jun 26, 2017

Kids, step right up and learn about the debut of cotton candy at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair from our visiting author Ann Ingalls! Register now for one of three sessions on Wednesday, July 12!

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