Recent News & Highlights

Anticipation builds during National Library Week when we'll announce the winners of our annual Friends of the Library bookmark contest!
Apr 11, 2017

Happy National Library Week! One of our favorite ways to celebrate is the much anticipated announcement of the winners of our annual Bookmark Contest!

Winners will be recognized during a special presentation at the upcoming Library Board of Directors meeting.

Thursday, April 13
4 - 6 p.m.

Antioch Library

Dystopian section
Apr 1, 2017

Let it be known henceforth, the Johnson County Library is no longer responsible for injuries incurred by patrons entering the DYSTOPIAN COLLECTION SECTION.

Apr 1, 2017

Dewey? Phooey! We're not selfish. We've gone Shelf-less!

More edible than ever!
Apr 1, 2017

Get your fill of books – literally! Edible books are now a reality!

Meet the Actor
Apr 1, 2017

Meet the Actor: Benedict Cumberbatch

Saturday, April 1
6 - 6:15 a.m.
Edgerton Library

Give you up???
Apr 1, 2017

We've made a big change to our music section.

Mar 31, 2017

Give your time to local organizations! Check out our Teen Volunteer Fair for the opportunity that fits you best.

Saturday, April 15
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Blue Valley Library

Colleen Oakley
Mar 26, 2017

Romantic comedy set in a library? Yes! Meet author Colleen Oakley in a conversation with Vivien B. Jennings, founder and president of Rainy Day Books, Inc.

Monday, April 10
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Central Resource Library

The graphic novel American Born Chinese reached new heights for the genre, and now you can meet the creator, Gene Luen Yang.
Mar 24, 2017

Join us at a special event to hear acclaimed ​Gene Luen Yang speak about reading without walls and his creative process as a comic artist and writer. 

Wednesday, April 12
10 - 11 a.m.

Johnson County Community College – Yardley Hall

This is your chance to meet Bob Shea, creator of toddlers' favorite Dinosaur and many other fun books for kids!
Mar 15, 2017

Start your day with a laugh and dose of inspiration from kids' author and illustrator Bob Shea!

Wednesday, March 29
10 - 11 a.m.
Central Resource Library