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Johnson County Library Celebrates 2013 National Library Week, April 14-20

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Check it out! Relevant and responsive….Not your grandfather’s library! In 2012 the Johnson County Library had 2.52 million visitors to the 13 library locations. That’s more than attended Royals, Chiefs and the Nelson Atkins combined. There were an additional 1.96 million virtual visits through the library’s webpage. The Johnson County Library offers free books... »

JoCo Library Bookmark Contest – Feb. 28th

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Design our Bookmarks! All ages! Win a cash prize, be recognized and have your design printed and available at all locations this summer! Created by you using pens, pencils…here’s the entry form. Turn in your entry form to any Library by Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The Friends of the Johnson County Library Bookmark Design Contest is... »

Library program features Israeli photojournalist Gil Cohen-Magen

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Johnson County Library will host Gil Cohen-Magen, an Israeli photojournalist, whose photographs have graced the front pages of some of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines. He will deliver his provocative lecture Shooting Under Fire at the Corinth Library, 8100 Mission Rd., Prairie Village, KS on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at 3 p.m.... »

Johnson County Library – Community Conversation On the Sandy Hook School Shooting Tragedy

By Alexis | Co-Editor

All around our country there are conversations about the Sandy Hook tragedy.  What caused it? What should our responses be?  How do we ensure safe schools? Join with other members of the community for a conversation on these issues at the Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, on Thursday, January 10,... »

IN THE KNOW: Johnson County Library now offers ebooks…

By Alexis | Co-Editor

By Rachel S.H. Great news: if you use an eReader, tablet or smartphone, the Johnson County Library now has eBooks for you! Now you can download popular fiction and non-fiction for adults and kids from our super easy-to-browse Magic Wall. Some of our favorite features include: • Check out up to three titles at a... »

Upcoming Author Visits At Johnson County Library

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Johnson County Library will host several author programs in November and December that will provide attendees an opportunity to learn about the writing process and to interact with authors who will discuss their published works. Young Adult Author Panel: Drama & Dystopia With Gennifer Albin, Lenore Appelhan and Bethany Hagen Tuesday, Nov. 27... »