Recent News & Highlights

Universal Class offers online courses for more than 500 topics, from accounting to chemistry to photography to pet grooming.
Aug 11, 2017

Your kids are heading back to school, and you can get in on the action, too! Universal Class is your online classroom for all the things you really want to learn.

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

The Library Lets Loose
Aug 4, 2017

Save the date! Johnson County Library Foundation announces the return of its annual celebration, The Library Lets Loose!

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

Get tickets now!

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!

Writers Conference
Jul 7, 2017

It's heaven for authors and authors-to-be!

Join us for advice from local and bestselling authors, live editing workshops, genre specific critique sessions and more!

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