This Week at the Library

This week at the Library, you can join us at:

Library OnDemand Available anytime you like.

Your doorway into live and archived programs. Arts & Culture, Career & Finance, Community Matters, Writers and more!

Oceans of Possibilities Youth Poetry Contest June 6 – July 6, All Day

Calling all youth writers: submit your original short story in verse based on the theme “Oceans of Possibilities.” Winning writers will receive a prize and their work will appear on the Library’s website for all to enjoy. Open to writers entering 3rd through 12th grade this fall. One submission per writer, please. 

Oceans of Possibilities Youth Sticker Contest June 6- July 7, All Day

Submit your entries for our Youth Sticker Design Contest, open to youth 12 and under. This summer we are looking for sticker illustrations with an “Oceans of Possibilities” theme. Winners will be selected by Library staff in multiple age categories, and the top designs will receive a 500-sticker print run for distribution at local branches. Winners will receive 20 copies of their own stickers to share with friends. 

Citizen Civics Tuesday, June 7, 9:30 – 11 a.m.

Pass the U.S. naturalization interview and citizenship exam with help from the Library. Our free online classes provide two levels of coursework focused on the English language, American history, and civics knowledge. Assistance with the citizenship application (N400) is also available. Participants review citizenship study materials, practice listening and responding to citizenship interview questions, access online practice tests and receive guidance throughout the application process. Register for first class date only.

Personal Branding and Networking Tuesday, June 7, 11 a.m. – noon

How do you present yourself? Join an ICG Professional Certified Coach as she talks about personal development, networking strategies, and ways to best highlight the qualities that make you an excellent employee and coworker.

Juneteenth Walk and ReadJune 11, All Day

Johnson County Library will be posting a Walk and Read in honor of Juneteenth at the Johnson County Museum. The stories posted for this special event will be “Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free” by Alice Faye Duncan and “Change Sings” by Amanda Gorman.

And much more happening this week »