Day Calendar List

November 2020

Tuesday, Nov. 3rd

2:00pm - 6:00pm

Story Time On The Go

Location: Johnston Public Library

Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6.

Tag(s): Kids

Friday, Nov. 6th

10:00am - 5:30pm

Family Game Night To-Go

Location: Johnston Public Library

Spend your Friday nights with family and enjoy a fun family game night in! Each kit includes all you need for a fun filled night of games that are great for all ages! Each week we will feature a new game. Registration required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, Nov. 10th

2:00pm - 6:00pm

Story Time On The Go

Location: Johnston Public Library

Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6.

Tag(s): Kids

Saturday, Nov. 14th

10:00am - 5:30pm

To-Go Adult Craft Kits: Mini Macrame Plant Hanger

Location: Johnston Public Library

Grab a fresh mug of coffee or warm cider and get your craft on. Register to reserve a Take-Home Adult Crafting Kit--this month featuring a Mini Macrame Plant Hanger. All supplies are included in the kit. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram @johnstonpubliclib or on Facebook @johnstonpubliclibrary so we can see your beautiful creations! To-Go Adult Craft Kits are available for contactless curbside pick-up. To reserve your kit, please register beginning November 7 at 9am by visiting johnstonlibrary.com/events or calling the library at 515-278-5233. Included in the kit are written instructions and a video tutorial link featuring super-crafter Abbi Waugh walking you through every step of this craft.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

10:00am - 1:00pm

Take And Make For Troops

Location: Johnston Public Library

Do you have a loved one who is deployed? Pick up a flat-rate box at the library from 10 am - 1 pm on November 14th (while supplies last). Take your box home and fill it with letters or special items that you want to ship. Return your box to the library with an address by Saturday, November 21 at 5:00 pm. We'll also add in some goodies if there is room in your box and we'll ship it for free!

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, Nov. 17th

2:00pm - 6:00pm

Story Time On The Go

Location: Johnston Public Library

Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6.

Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, Nov. 18th

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Stemday Wednesdays

Location: Johnston Public Library

Every Wednesday stop by the library to pick up a take & make STEM Kit. Each kit includes everything you need to create a fun experiment and allows your child to explore science, math, technology, or engineering in a hands-on, fun way. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. For kids in kindergarten-5th grade.

Tag(s): Kids

Friday, Nov. 20th

10:00am - 5:30pm

Family Game Night To-Go

Location: Johnston Public Library

Spend your Friday nights with family and enjoy a fun family game night in! Each kit includes all you need for a fun filled night of games that are great for all ages! Each week we will feature a new game. Registration required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Saturday, Nov. 28th

10:00am - 5:30pm

To-Go Adult Craft Kits: Homemade Holiday Paper Greeting Card

Location: Johnston Public Library

Register to reserve a Take-Home Adult Crafting Kit--this month featuring a homemade holiday paper greeting card. All supplies are included in the kit EXCEPT glue. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram @johnstonpubliclib or on Facebook @johnstonpubliclibrary so we can see your beautiful creations! To-Go Adult Craft Kits are available for contactless curbside pick-up. To reserve your kit, please register on the third Saturday of the month beginning at 9am.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

December 2020

Tuesday, Dec. 1st

2:00pm - 6:00pm

Story Time To-Go Activity Kits

Location: Johnston Public Library

Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6.

Tag(s): Kids

Friday, Dec. 4th

10:00am - 5:30pm

Family Game Night To-Go

Location: Johnston Public Library

Spend your Friday nights with family and enjoy a fun family game night in! Each kit includes all you need for a fun filled night of games that are great for all ages! Each week we will feature a new game. Registration required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, Dec. 8th

2:00pm - 6:00pm

Story Time To-Go Activity Kits

Location: Johnston Public Library

Each Tuesday swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available between 2pm-6pm on Tuesdays while supplies lasts. Geared towards kids ages 2-6.

Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, Dec. 9th

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Dmarc Mobile Food Pantry

Location: Johnston Public Library

Did you know DMARC's Mobile Food Pantry makes bi-monthly stops to the Johnston Public Library parking lot? Stops will be the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 4pm-6pm. Find more information at www.dmarcunited.org/food/mobile/ WHAT CAN I RECEIVE? Once per calendar month, you may receive a 3-day supply of food, measured by family size. Our food follows a healthy food guideline. Select which food items you want with our choice pantry service model. Daily food items are available to anyone, any time the pantry is open. HOW DO I GET HELP? There are no income requirements. Bring a photo ID for every adult member of your household, and some other form of ID for all children in the household. At the Mobile Food Pantry, you will go through a short intake process.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Friday, Dec. 18th

10:00am - 5:30pm

Family Game Night To-Go

Location: Johnston Public Library

Spend your Friday nights with family and enjoy a fun family game night in! Each kit includes all you need for a fun filled night of games that are great for all ages! Each week we will feature a new game. Registration required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, Dec. 23rd

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Dmarc Mobile Food Pantry

Location: Johnston Public Library

Did you know DMARC's Mobile Food Pantry makes bi-monthly stops to the Johnston Public Library parking lot? Stops will be the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 4pm-6pm. Find more information at www.dmarcunited.org/food/mobile/ WHAT CAN I RECEIVE? Once per calendar month, you may receive a 3-day supply of food, measured by family size. Our food follows a healthy food guideline. Select which food items you want with our choice pantry service model. Daily food items are available to anyone, any time the pantry is open. HOW DO I GET HELP? There are no income requirements. Bring a photo ID for every adult member of your household, and some other form of ID for all children in the household. At the Mobile Food Pantry, you will go through a short intake process.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

April 2021

Saturday, Apr. 10th

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Kite Building Workshop

Location: East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large)

Get ready for the 8th Annual Kites on the Green Festival on Saturday, May 1st by attending a free Kite Making Workshop on Saturday, April 10th at Johnston Public Library from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Attendees will receive a free kite-making kit, personal instruction and a chance to test out their new kite.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Saturday, Apr. 24th

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Kite Building Workshop

Location: East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large)

Get ready for the 8th Annual Kites on the Green Festival on Saturday, May 1st by attending a free Kite Making Workshop on Saturday, April 24th at Johnston Public Library from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Attendees will receive a free kite-making kit, personal instruction and a chance to test out their new kite.

Tag(s): Adult & Family