2022 Did you hear? Podcast

Quite simply, the Did you hear? Podcast is your Library insider. It's a fun way to share our passion for what we do. It pulls back the curtain to reveal how we do it. It shines a light on services, events and our collection to illuminate how the Library can help you be your best. 


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Or, wherever you regularly listen to podcasts, you can find us by entering "jocolibrary" into the search bar. You'll find "Did you hear?" Then click subscribe.

Too complicated? No worries. You can find all of our podcast episodes listed at jocolibrary.org/didyouhear. Click and listen. It's that easy!



August - Back to school
With educational resources like those we offer, your child has a real advantage. We explore everything you maybe didn't know the Library had to offer to prepare your child for the coming school year. 


September - Library Lowdown Quiz Showdown
We love radio programs like “Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!” We also live for getting to know everything there is to know about Johnson County Library! What do you know? What do we know? Get ready for a variety of Library games. We’ll play some live and patrons will also have their chance to play along.

Please print out and complete by Friday, 8/26. You can submit your entry for a chance to win fabulous prizes! Just drop your completed puzzle off at any Questions desk at your favorite Johnson County Library location. Winners will be drawn from correct entries and announced during the next Did you hear? Podcast episode: “The Library Lowdown Quiz Showdown.” Be sure to put your name on your entry!


October - JoCo on the Go
Assistant Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Johnson County Government, Theresa Freed, drops by to share her experiences as host of the JoCo on the Go Podcast

November - Kaleidoscope of Sound
Get ready for an auditory exploration of sounds from the Library!

December - The life cycle of a book
In this three-part series, we follow a book from its author's inception to when it is weeded from our collection. December's episode will focus on a book Before the Library. January we will explore what happens once a book has Arrived at the Library and February we will find out what the book's Post Library life looks like.


April - Silver and Gold
We asked the same 10 questions of an employee who just began her career at Johnson County Library and of an employee counting down the days until retirement. Their answers may surprise you!

May - Mesmerizing Memes and More
These days you can't just put up a website and call it good. You have to have a "web presence." Go to where the people are online instead of expecting them to come to you. What's the behind-the-scenes story when it comes to philosophy, strategy and creating social media content for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube?    

June - Summer Reading
Summer Reading 2022: Oceans of Possibilities, runs Saturday, June 4-Friday, July 29. Grab a reading log for your favorite kiddo! We dive deep (see what we did there?) into this Aquatic episode.

July - Make-along
Our friends from the MakerSpace lead us through a hands-on activity. Charles and Dave will make something great and you the listener can make-along as well!