JPL is open by appointment with curbside service available.

    Temporary hours:

Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment or curbside pick-up, call 620-856-5591 or email To reserve a specific item, call or sign in to your library account. To locate your library account: 1) Click on “Library Catalog” in the column on the left. 2) Click on “Log on” in upper right-hand corner. 3) Enter your library card barcode number and password. Please call 856-5591 for assistance with passwords.

Programs & events

Story Time: Tuesdays, 10:00-10:30 a.m. (Age 3 & up)
Building Club: Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (Age 5 & up)
Pins & Needles Craft Group: Thursdays, 2:00-3:00 p.m. (BYOProject)

March 10: Celtic Guitarist Jerry Barlow in concert, 2:00 p.m. (Free admission)
March 11: Board of Trustees meeting, 5:00 p.m.
March 12: JPL Book Club, 2:00-3:00 p.m. “Rich People Problems” by Kevin Kwan
March 18: Pups & Pages, 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Independent & beginning readers)
April 1-20: Come & Go Easter Egg Hunt, 2nd floor (Age 0-5th grade)

Access JPL on the go and at home!

Have you heard the big news? There are new ways to check your library account, search the collection, or reserve items! Just click on Library Catalog on the right side of this page or download the Librista app on your device. Choose Johnston Public Library. Don’t have your username and password yet? Email

Libraries Rock! Summer 2018

Movie Mondays: 2:00 p.m. All ages. (Adults must be accompanied by a child)
Building Club: Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. 5 & up.
Family Day Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. All ages. (With the exceptions of June 21, 11:00 a.m. & July 20th, Friday, 10:00 a.m.)
July 3: JPL Book Club, 10:00 a.m. 18 & up.
July 10: Dog Days of Summer, 2:00 p.m. (Independent readers, sign-up required)
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Complete paper schedules available at JPL.