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Join us for our End of Summer Reading celebration!

Join us for a virtual day of celebrating the end of Summer Reading! Throughout the day we will offer 

Brainfuse now offers FAFSA assistance

Brainfuse HelpNow has launched two special services:

FAFSA Life Help – Just like online tutoring, students and parents can chat with a live tutor to assist at any stage of filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Available Mon-Thurs, 1 – 10 p.m. CDT.

Summer Camp – Elementary through High School students can overcome the “summer slide” to keep key skills fresh in their minds with short lessons, activities, and games. Available 24/7.

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Another virtual book display! Yay!!!

As you know, the theme for Summer Reading 2020 is Imagine Your Story! With fairytales, mythology, and fantasy, we hope you're having a magical summer. Want suggestions about what to read next? Check out this virtual display!

Friday's Featured Artist: Jo MacKenzie

Jo MacKenzie is an immensely talented fifteen-year-old singer-songwriter whose musical accomplishments already belie her age. The past twelve months have shown the fruits of her serious "take time to write everyday" work ethic, with the release of seven ready-friendly pop songs that demonstrate MacKenzie is ready to take on the world with her music. In this interview, MacKenzie describes her approach to songwriting, what she's learned after such a productive and creative year, and how she balances school work with her art, among other topics. We are very fortunate to share an exclusive

Throwback Thursday! Johnson County Dogs: 1900 - 1980

Discover the story behind these images and details at jocohistory.org It's your place for Johnson County, Kansas History! Follow our hashtag on Twitter.

Dungeons and Dragons Episode

We have a number of online events including gaming! What kind of gaming? Well, after watching the epic 80’s-set Sci-Fi series Stranger Things, have you become intrigued about the role-playing game: Dungeons and Dragons? In this episode, we talk a bit about online programs and invite three staffers to show Dave the ropes as they play a round of D&D!

Sparkle the Unicorn Reminds You ...

Sparkle the Unicorn reminds you Summer Reading is coming to an end! 

We have an End of Summer Celebration!

Join us for a virtual day of celebrating Summer Reading! Throughout the day we will offer:

We can't wait to connect one last time this Summer to celebrate the work and creativity of our patrons, and Imagine Our Story together one last time!

Check out Sparkle's End of Summer Reading super-special videos!

Face Masks Now Required in Library

A reminder to patrons, Johnson County Library will start enforcing Governor Laura Kelly’s executive order requiring masks or face coverings in public.  Beginning Tuesday, July 21masks will now be required in all Johnson County Library buildings. Patrons wearing any kind of face covering, including a face shield, is acceptable. Disposable masks will be available if you do not have one.

Library policy requires that patrons comply with all regulations and laws, including the executive orders issued by the governor. Our Suspension, Denial, or Restriction of Library Use policy states, “The County Librarian or his/her designee is authorized to suspend, deny, or restrict an individual's library privileges for (1) violation of federal or state law, local codes, or library regulations.”

 

 

Saturday is a Good Summer Reading Day

As you know, the theme for Summer Reading 2020 is Imagine Your Story! With fairytales, mythology, and fantasy, we hope you're having a magical summer. Want suggestions about what to read next? Check out another of our great virtual book  displays!