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Your Community: Black History Month resources at Johnson County Library

“Time for Change: Action Not Words” is the theme for the 2023 Black History Month. Johnson County Library has so many resources it might be hard to choose which to read,

“Time for Change: Action Not Words” is the theme for the 2023 Black History Month. Johnson County Library has so many resources it might be hard to choose which to read,


Your Community: Caregiver workshops at Johnson County Library

Whether it’s finding activities to keep them busy or understanding what’s going on inside their heads, being a caregiver of young children can be challenging. To help you with these

Whether it’s finding activities to keep them busy or understanding what’s going on inside their heads, being a caregiver of young children can be challenging. To help you with these


Your Community: elementia submissions due soon

Teenagers, if you have considered submitting your original poetry, short stories, essays, comics, or artwork for publication, now is the perfect time. Submissions are due soon for elementia—Johnson County Library’s literary arts magazine

Teenagers, if you have considered submitting your original poetry, short stories, essays, comics, or artwork for publication, now is the perfect time. Submissions are due soon for elementia—Johnson County Library’s literary arts magazine


Your Community: Booklist for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. was the most famous leader of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s & 60s. On the third Monday of each year, we celebrate his activism

Martin Luther King Jr. was the most famous leader of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s & 60s. On the third Monday of each year, we celebrate his activism



Your Community: Highlights of 2022 include jubilant return to in-person programming

Johnson County Library celebrated many highlights in 2022, most notably its emergence from COVID-19 pandemic precautions and a joyful return to in-person programming and activities. The Library had a smooth

Johnson County Library celebrated many highlights in 2022, most notably its emergence from COVID-19 pandemic precautions and a joyful return to in-person programming and activities. The Library had a smooth


Your Community: ‘Tis the season for streaming

If you’re looking for movies to enjoy over the holidays, don’t miss Kanopy’s newly expanded Home Viewing for the Holidays collection. Brand new titles, romance under the mistletoe, holiday hilarity,

If you’re looking for movies to enjoy over the holidays, don’t miss Kanopy’s newly expanded Home Viewing for the Holidays collection. Brand new titles, romance under the mistletoe, holiday hilarity,


Your Community: Spring 2023 Guide is in branches now

Johnson County Library’s Spring 2023 Guide is now available at all 14 locations. The Guide is produced three times a year and released before each January, May and September. It

Johnson County Library’s Spring 2023 Guide is now available at all 14 locations. The Guide is produced three times a year and released before each January, May and September. It


Your Community: Kinsley Riggs named Johnson County’s Deputy Librarian

Kinsley Riggs, just promoted as Johnson County’s Deputy Librarian, joins County Librarian Tricia Suellentrop and the leadership team at a pivotal time. They will work to update the strategic plan,

Kinsley Riggs, just promoted as Johnson County’s Deputy Librarian, joins County Librarian Tricia Suellentrop and the leadership team at a pivotal time. They will work to update the strategic plan,


Your Community: Johnson County Library Foundation helps make magic happen

Leila Gallagher and her family have been avid Johnson County Library patrons for years, often visiting Lackman and now the Lenexa City Center branch. When her son Joey was diagnosed

Leila Gallagher and her family have been avid Johnson County Library patrons for years, often visiting Lackman and now the Lenexa City Center branch. When her son Joey was diagnosed




Your Community: Books to Go kits

Johnson County Library’s Books to Go kits support the early literacy initiative 6 by 6, Ready to Read by making it easy and convenient to bring the Library into your

Johnson County Library’s Books to Go kits support the early literacy initiative 6 by 6, Ready to Read by making it easy and convenient to bring the Library into your