Day Calendar List

July 2021

Saturday, Jul. 24th

10:00am - 5:30pm

To-Go Adult Craft Kits: Homemade Paper Greeting Card

Location: Johnston Public Library

Stop by Johnston Public Library to pick up a Take-Home Adult Crafting Paper Greeting Card. All materials 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 while supplies last. These kits will go fast and are available on a first come, first-served basis. No appointment necessary.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, Jul. 27th

11:30am - 12:45pm

Johnston Kiwanis Club Board Meeting

Location: Archive Room

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

August 2021

Monday, Aug. 9th

All Day

Make-It: In The Mail

Location: Johnston Public Library

Sign up to have a craft mailed to your house! Craft kits will be mailed out the week of August 16. Craft kits are age specific. Kits are available for ages 3-5 and grade K-5. Registration required and space is limited to 100.

Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, Aug. 10th

10:00am - 4:00pm

Uspo Meeting

Location: Archive Room

Off-site meeting of professionals to discuss pretrial services.

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

Thursday, Aug. 12th

6:30pm - 7:45pm

Thursday Night Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Join fellow local book lovers to discuss great books and enjoy lively conversation. This month's book is "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance while supplies last. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list for Zoom invites.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Saturday, Aug. 14th

10:00am - 5:30pm

To-Go Adult Craft Kits: Macrame Key Chains

Location: Johnston Public Library

Get your craft on with us. Stop by Johnston Public Library on Saturday, August 14 to pick up a Take-Home Adult Crafting Kit, this month featuring Macrame Key Chains. Included in the kit are written instructions from super-crafter Erica Carnes, plus all supplies needed for the craft except scissors. 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 on Saturday, August 14 beginning at 10:00am and will be available while supplies last. These kits will go fast and are available on a first come, first-served basis. No appointment necessary.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, Aug. 15th

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Dust Jacket Divas

Location: Archive Room

book club

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

Thursday, Aug. 19th

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Lit Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Meet up with fellow book lovers for good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. This month's book is "Queen's Gambit" by Walter Tevis. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list for Zoom invites.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Polk County Master Gardeners

Location: Archive Room

Meeting of subcommittee

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Library Board Meeting

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

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, Aug. 29th

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Emoa Condo's

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

Special All Home Owner Meeting.

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Sundaes On Sunday With The Belin Quartet

Location: Johnston Public Library

Come to the Johnston Public Library for a free outdoor concert with the Belin Quartet. Bring your lawn chairs and yard blankets and enjoy family-friendly classical music and a free sundae ice cream cone from the Johnston Public Library. This concert is sponsored by Civic Music.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, Aug. 30th

9:30am - 10:00am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, Aug. 31st

11:30am - 12:45pm

Johnston Kiwanis Club Board Meeting

Location: Archive Room

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

September 2021

Wednesday, Sep. 1st

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, Sep. 2nd

11:00am - 11:30am

Bouncing Babies

Location: Story Time Room

Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

Tag(s): Kids

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, Sep. 6th

All Day

Library Closed For The Observance Of Labor Day

Location: Archive Room,Commons,East Tower Area,East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),Story Time Room,Youth Computer Lounge

Wednesday, Sep. 8th

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, Sep. 9th

11:00am - 11:30am

Bouncing Babies

Location: Story Time Room

Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

Tag(s): Kids

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:30pm - 7:45pm

Thursday Night Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Join fellow local book lovers to discuss great books and enjoy lively conversation. This month's book is "The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance while supplies last. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Saturday, Sep. 11th

All Day

Food For Fines

Location: Johnston Public Library

Pay your overdue fees with non-perishable food items and more. One item pays $1 in fees. Fees for damaged or lost items cannot be paid with food or other items. Items support the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community. Here is a list of the most-needed items: toilet paper, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap/body wash, toothpaste, baby wipes, kleenex, deodorant, paper towels, diapers (size 4-pullups), and feminine hygiene products.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, Sep. 12th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Can You Find It?

Location: Youth Services Area

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

Tag(s): Kids

All Day

Food For Fines

Location: Johnston Public Library

Pay your overdue fees with non-perishable food items and more. One item pays $1 in fees. Fees for damaged or lost items cannot be paid with food or other items. Items support the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community. Here is a list of the most-needed items: toilet paper, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap/body wash, toothpaste, baby wipes, kleenex, deodorant, paper towels, diapers (size 4-pullups), and feminine hygiene products.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, Sep. 13th

9:30am - 10:00am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

All Day

Food For Fines

Location: Johnston Public Library

Pay your overdue fees with non-perishable food items and more. One item pays $1 in fees. Fees for damaged or lost items cannot be paid with food or other items. Items support the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community. Here is a list of the most-needed items: toilet paper, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap/body wash, toothpaste, baby wipes, kleenex, deodorant, paper towels, diapers (size 4-pullups), and feminine hygiene products.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, Sep. 14th

All Day

Food For Fines

Location: Johnston Public Library

Pay your overdue fees with non-perishable food items and more. One item pays $1 in fees. Fees for damaged or lost items cannot be paid with food or other items. Items support the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community. Here is a list of the most-needed items: toilet paper, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap/body wash, toothpaste, baby wipes, kleenex, deodorant, paper towels, diapers (size 4-pullups), and feminine hygiene products.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, Sep. 15th

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

All Day

Food For Fines

Location: Johnston Public Library

Pay your overdue fees with non-perishable food items and more. One item pays $1 in fees. Fees for damaged or lost items cannot be paid with food or other items. Items support the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community. Here is a list of the most-needed items: toilet paper, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap/body wash, toothpaste, baby wipes, kleenex, deodorant, paper towels, diapers (size 4-pullups), and feminine hygiene products.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, Sep. 16th

11:00am - 11:30am

Bouncing Babies

Location: Story Time Room

Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

Tag(s): Kids

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Lit Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Meet up with fellow book lovers for good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. This month's book is "Sophie's World" by Jostein Gaarder. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Library Board Meeting

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

Tag(s): Adult & Family

All Day

Food For Fines

Location: Johnston Public Library

Pay your overdue fees with non-perishable food items and more. One item pays $1 in fees. Fees for damaged or lost items cannot be paid with food or other items. Items support the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community. Here is a list of the most-needed items: toilet paper, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap/body wash, toothpaste, baby wipes, kleenex, deodorant, paper towels, diapers (size 4-pullups), and feminine hygiene products.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Friday, Sep. 17th

All Day

Food For Fines

Location: Johnston Public Library

Pay your overdue fees with non-perishable food items and more. One item pays $1 in fees. Fees for damaged or lost items cannot be paid with food or other items. Items support the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community. Here is a list of the most-needed items: toilet paper, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap/body wash, toothpaste, baby wipes, kleenex, deodorant, paper towels, diapers (size 4-pullups), and feminine hygiene products.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Saturday, Sep. 18th

All Day

Food For Fines

Location: Johnston Public Library

Pay your overdue fees with non-perishable food items and more. One item pays $1 in fees. Fees for damaged or lost items cannot be paid with food or other items. Items support the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community. Here is a list of the most-needed items: toilet paper, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap/body wash, toothpaste, baby wipes, kleenex, deodorant, paper towels, diapers (size 4-pullups), and feminine hygiene products.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, Sep. 19th

All Day

Food For Fines

Location: Johnston Public Library

Pay your overdue fees with non-perishable food items and more. One item pays $1 in fees. Fees for damaged or lost items cannot be paid with food or other items. Items support the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community. Here is a list of the most-needed items: toilet paper, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap/body wash, toothpaste, baby wipes, kleenex, deodorant, paper towels, diapers (size 4-pullups), and feminine hygiene products.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, Sep. 20th

9:30am - 10:00am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Little Lotus Yoga

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

Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, Sep. 22nd

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, Sep. 23rd

11:00am - 11:30am

Bouncing Babies

Location: Story Time Room

Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

Tag(s): Kids

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, Sep. 26th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Can You Find It?

Location: Youth Services Area

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

Tag(s): Kids

Monday, Sep. 27th

9:30am - 10:00am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

5:30pm - 7:30pm

North Glenn Townhome Homeowners Association Annual Meeting

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

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, Sep. 28th

11:30am - 12:45pm

Johnston Kiwanis Club Board Meeting

Location: Archive Room

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

6:45pm - 7:45pm

Well Red Book Club

Location: Johnston Public Library

Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club that meets on the last Tuesday of every month. This month's book is "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles. Email Dreama at deskins@johnstonlibrary.com to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, Sep. 29th

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, Sep. 30th

11:00am - 11:30am

Bouncing Babies

Location: Story Time Room

Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

Tag(s): Kids

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

October 2021

Monday, Oct. 4th

9:30am - 10:00am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Little Lotus Yoga

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

Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, Oct. 6th

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

5:00pm - 7:30pm

Get A Flu Shot With Polk County Health Department

Location: Archive Room

Flu season is coming and this year it's more important than ever to be prepared. Come to JPL Wednesday, October 6 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm to get flu shots for the whole family. Most major insurance cards are accepted and flu shots for uninsured individuals are available for a suggested donation of $25.00, but no one will be turned away because of inability to pay. Quadravalent flu vaccine will be available in injection form only. A higher dosage flu shot for individuals 65 and older will also be available. Due to a cost increase in this high dose vaccine for individuals 65+, the Polk County Health Dept asks for a donation of $50 for the higher dose vaccine, but also will never turn anyone away.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, Oct. 7th

11:00am - 11:30am

Bouncing Babies

Location: Story Time Room

Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

Tag(s): Kids

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, Oct. 10th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Can You Find It?

Location: Youth Services Area

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

Tag(s): Kids

Monday, Oct. 11th

9:30am - 10:00am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, Oct. 13th

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, Oct. 14th

11:00am - 11:30am

Bouncing Babies

Location: Story Time Room

Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

Tag(s): Kids

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:30pm - 7:45pm

Thursday Night Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Join fellow local book lovers to discuss great books and enjoy lively conversation. This month's book is "Hamnet" by Maggie O'Farrell. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance while supplies last. Thursday Night Book Club is now meeting in person at JPL and online via Zoom. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, Oct. 18th

9:30am - 10:00am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Little Lotus Yoga

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

Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

Tag(s): Kids

Wednesday, Oct. 20th

10:00am - 10:30am

Story Time Together

Location: Story Time Room

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

Tag(s): Kids

Thursday, Oct. 21st

11:00am - 11:30am

Bouncing Babies

Location: Story Time Room

Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

Tag(s): Kids

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Lit Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Meet up with fellow book lovers for good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. This month's book is "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Library Board Meeting

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

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, Oct. 24th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Can You Find It?

Location: Youth Services Area

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

Tag(s): Kids

Monday, Oct. 25th

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Northglenn Homeowners Association

Location: Archive Room

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

5:30pm - 6:15pm

Sensory Friendly Boo Bash

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

Wear your costume and join us for a sensory friendly trick or treating experience. RSVPs appreciated. *Please note: This time is for our patrons with special needs and their families. If you and your family do not meet these requirements, please join us for the Boo Bash event that starts at 6:30PM.

Tag(s): Kids

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Boo Bash

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

Wear your costume and join us for trick or treating throughout the library. Enjoy a delicious treat and take pictures in the photo booth.

Tag(s): Kids

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, Oct. 26th

11:30am - 12:45pm

Johnston Kiwanis Club Board Meeting

Location: Archive Room

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

6:45pm - 7:45pm

Well Red Book Club

Location: Johnston Public Library

Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club that meets on the last Tuesday of every month. This month's book is "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin. Email Dreama at deskins@johnstonlibrary.com to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, Oct. 28th

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

November 2021

Monday, Nov. 1st

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Little Lotus Yoga

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

Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

Tag(s): Kids

Tuesday, Nov. 2nd

All Day

School Election

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

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, Nov. 4th

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, Nov. 8th

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, Nov. 11th

All Day

Library Closed For The Observance Of Veteran's' Day

Location: Archive Room,Commons,East Tower Area,East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),Story Time Room,Youth Computer Lounge

Sunday, Nov. 14th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Can You Find It?

Location: Youth Services Area

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

Tag(s): Kids

Monday, Nov. 15th

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Little Lotus Yoga

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

Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

Tag(s): Kids

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, Nov. 18th

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Lit Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Meet up with fellow book lovers for good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. This month's book is "The Lion's of Fifth Avenue" by Fiona Davis. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Library Board Meeting

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

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:30pm - 7:45pm

Thursday Night Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Join fellow local book lovers to discuss great books and enjoy lively conversation. This month's book is "Many Hands Make Light Work" by Cheryl Stritzel McCarthy. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance while supplies last. Thursday Night Book Club is now meeting in person at JPL and online via Zoom. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, Nov. 22nd

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Northglenn Homeowners Association

Location: Archive Room

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Wednesday, Nov. 24th

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Library Closing For The Observance Of Thanksgiving

Location: Archive Room,Commons,East Tower Area,East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),Story Time Room,Youth Computer Lounge

Thursday, Nov. 25th

All Day

Library Closed For The Observance Of Thanksgiving

Location: Archive Room,Commons,East Tower Area,East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),Story Time Room,Youth Computer Lounge

Friday, Nov. 26th

All Day

Library Closed For The Thanksgiving Holiday

Location: Archive Room,Commons,East Tower Area,East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),Story Time Room,Youth Computer Lounge

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, Nov. 28th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Can You Find It?

Location: Youth Services Area

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

Tag(s): Kids

Monday, Nov. 29th

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, Nov. 30th

11:30am - 12:45pm

Johnston Kiwanis Club Board Meeting

Location: Archive Room

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

6:45pm - 7:45pm

Well Red Book Club

Location: Johnston Public Library

Join the Johnston Public Library's Well Red Book Club that meets on the last Tuesday of every month. This month's book is "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean. Email Dreama at deskins@johnstonlibrary.com to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

December 2021

Thursday, Dec. 2nd

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, Dec. 6th

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Little Lotus Yoga

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

Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

Tag(s): Kids

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, Dec. 9th

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:30pm - 7:45pm

Thursday Night Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Join fellow local book lovers to discuss great books and enjoy lively conversation. This month's book is "Rules for Visiting" by Jessica Francis Kane. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance while supplies last. Thursday Night Book Club is now meeting in person at JPL and online via Zoom. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Sunday, Dec. 12th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Can You Find It?

Location: Youth Services Area

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

Tag(s): Kids

Monday, Dec. 13th

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, Dec. 16th

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Lit Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Meet up with fellow book lovers for good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. This month's book is "Hamnet" by Maggie O'Farrell. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. Lunchtime Lit Book Club is now meeting in person at JPL and online via Zoom. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Library Board Meeting

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

Tag(s): Adult & Family

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Monday, Dec. 20th

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, Dec. 23rd

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Friday, Dec. 24th

All Day

Library Closed For The Observance Of Christmas

Location: Archive Room,Commons,East Tower Area,East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),Story Time Room,Youth Computer Lounge

Saturday, Dec. 25th

All Day

Library Closed For The Observance Of Christmas

Location: Archive Room,Commons,East Tower Area,East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),Story Time Room,Youth Computer Lounge

Monday, Dec. 27th

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Northglenn Homeowners Association

Location: Archive Room

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Let's Talk English Conversation Program

Location: Southeast Corner

Let's Talk is a casual program designed for non-native English speakers to practice their English conversation skills with a native English speaker. Discussions center around current events, holidays, famous individuals, American customs and traditions. Let's Talk is held both in-person and online via Zoom, for those who would rather join the class virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. The program is free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Tuesday, Dec. 28th

11:30am - 12:45pm

Johnston Kiwanis Club Board Meeting

Location: Archive Room

Tag(s): Non-Library / Community

Thursday, Dec. 30th

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Adult Esl Class - Online

Location: Southeast Corner

Adult ESL is an ongoing program designed for English language learners. Lessons focus on reading to improve vocabulary, speaking to improve pronunciation, and listening to improve comprehension. Lessons have every day, functional English in mind. Lessons are led by trained volunteers and follow-up digital materials are available for interested students. Classes meet both in-person and online using the Zoom app, for those who prefer to join virtually. Email rasmussen@johnstonlibrary.com for sign-in information. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Friday, Dec. 31st

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Library Closing For The Observance Of New Year's Eve

Location: Archive Room,Commons,East Tower Area,East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large),Story Time Room,Youth Computer Lounge

January 2022

Thursday, Jan. 13th

6:30pm - 7:45pm

Thursday Night Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Join fellow local book lovers to discuss great books and enjoy lively conversation. This month's book is "The Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive" by Stephanie Land. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance while supplies last. Thursday Night Book Club is now meeting in person at JPL and online via Zoom. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

Thursday, Jan. 20th

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Lit Book Club

Location: Archive Room

Meet up with fellow book lovers for good books and good discussion at this lunchtime book club. This month's book is "Many Hands Make Light Work" by Cheryl Stritzel McCarthy. Books are available a month in advance at the Circulation Desk. Lunchtime Lit Book Club is now meeting in person at JPL and online via Zoom. Email Beth at stevens@johnstonlibrary.com for info about picking up a book club book and to be added to the email list.

Tag(s): Adult & Family

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Library Board Meeting

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

Tag(s): Adult & Family