January Book Club

The JPL book club will be reading the first books in the “Chet & Bernie” mystery series this month. On Monday, February 2nd, they will discuss “Dog On It” and “Thereby Hangs a Tail” by Spencer Quinn. Would you like to join? Call 620-856-5591, email johnstonpubliclibrarybsks@gmail.com, or send us a message via Facebook.

The Spooky Library is returning!

The Spooky Library will be open on Thursday, October 30, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Free admission. Come see us….if you dare!

Fall Story Time

Fall Story Time for ages 3-5 is every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

JPL Book Club

The JPL Book Club title for October is “The Vanishing” by Wendy Webb. Call 620-856-5591 today for a copy!

Book Clubs & Story Time Return in January

PreK Storytime will return on Tuesday, January 14, at 10:00 a.m. It is for ages 3-5 and will run for 30 minutes every Tuesday.

The JPL Book Club will meet on January 13 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss “Where the River Ends” by Charles Martin. They will meet on Monday, February 3, at 10:00 a.m. to discuss “The Necklace: Thirteen Women and the Experiment That Transformed Their Lives” by Cheryl Jarvis.

The JPL Online Book Club has returned for 2014! Members will discuss “Buddy: How a Rooster Made Me a Family Man” by Brian McGrory on Facebook throughout January. To join or order this title, call 620-856-5591 or email johnstonpubliclibrarybsks@gmail.com.

Need a holiday reading suggestion?

Follow us on Pinterest or Facebook to learn about JPL’s “25 Novels of Christmas”!

Holiday hours

The library will be closed for Christmas from December 24-27. The library will be open from 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m. on New Year’s Eve and closed on New Year’s Day. Happy Holidays!

Take the Octoberfest Library Challenge!

Each day brings a new trivia question and a new chance to win a prize! Today’s question: Spiders are spinning their webs upstairs & down. Can you find all of them? The first person to visit, call, email, or FB message us with the correct answer wins!

Join us for outdoor game day!

Wear your swimming suit and prepare to have fun on Thursday, July 11th, at 10:00 a.m. There will be fun for the whole family on our lawn!

Don’t miss the Clement McCrae Puppets!

The marionettes were a big hit last year! The free show will begin at 10:00 a.m. on June 13th. All ages are welcome!