Recent News & Highlights

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

The Many in One
Mar 14, 2017

This spring, through a variety of events and exhibitions, we invite you to navigate the many identities that make you "you." 

With the online database of Legal Forms from Gale, you can search for Kansas and Missouri forms to print and use for your needs.
Mar 14, 2017

Renting or buying, living or dying – you'll probably need a form. Take charge of your legal affairs with Legal Forms from Gale.

Meet the Author: Jason Reynolds
Mar 9, 2017

Jason Reynolds is a rad author whose complex and contemporary characters are pulled from real life. Come meet this writer of impactful books for kids and teens.

Thursday, March 30
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Central Resource Library

kids collaborating
Mar 6, 2017

Spanish homework, ¿sí? Research paper due next week, oy! That bibliography assignment, where to begin? And what the heck is a quadratic equation?!?! Pull yourself together! We have the help – Homework Help – you need.

Calling all young cookie lovers, this event has some delicious discoveries in store for you!
Feb 27, 2017

Kids, don't miss your chance to Write Something Delicious!

Second Saturday
March 11