Community Matters

Evaluating Media & Digital Information 

Our Civic Engagement Librarians have produced this Evaluating Media & Digital Information guide to help you with Fact-Checking Resources, Build Your Critical Thinking and Librarian Curated Lists.  

Information for Voters

Voter registration and confirmation, election information, and candidate and ballot research.

State and Local Government

This Local Government Guide provides links to Kansas State Government. You will find quick access to the executive, legislative and judicial branches as well as Johnson County Government. We have also collected links to Municipal Governments in Johnson County, Kansas. Find mayor and city council information, governing bodies, meeting agendas and minutes, municipal ordinances and more. 

Community Matters Events

Check out our Community Matters events for community problem-solving and local politics.

Johnson County Post

Local news covering schools, government, business, events and more in Johnson County, Kansas.

Kansas City Star Image Edition

Flip through full-page images of The Kansas City Star Image Edition, a digital replica of the print newspaper.


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Local Help: My Resource Connection

The purpose of My Resource Connection is to connect individuals needing assistance with local resources.