Press Releases

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January 2020

Explore Winter at Johnson County Public Library 

Friends of JCPL January Book Sale 

Snuggle Up with a Book Ball 

December 2019

Save the Date for 2020 Friends of JCPL Book Sales

You're Invited to Our Snuggle Up with a Book Ball 

JCPL Christmas Closings 

JCPL New Years Closings 

November 2019 

Authors at JCPL Presents Jan Brett

Authors at JCPL Presents Tomi Adeyemi

Johnson County Public Library Teen Art Contest 

JCPL Professional Development Day Closing 

JCPL Thanksgiving Closings 

October 2019 

Authors at JCPL Presents Lisa Jewell

Get Your Free Flu Shot at JCPL in October

JCPL Has Your Tickets for Heartland Films at the Artcraft Theatre

September 2019 

My Library Rewards 

Labor Day Closing 

Authors at JCPL Presents J.A. Jance

JCPL Presents Explore Summer School Competition Trophy 

August 2019 

Authors at JCPL Presents Susan Wiggs

Register for the ALC's 13th Annual Adult Spelling Bee 

July 2019 

Independence Day Closing

July Friends Used Book Sale 

Visit JCPL's Booth at the Johnson County Fair 

May 2019 

Explore Summer at the Johnson County Public Library 

JCPL Celebrates 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Finishers 

Windisch Park Playground Dedication and StoryWalk Party 

Kick Off Explore Summer with the Water Show 

Johnson County Public Library Memorial Day Closing 

Explore Pioneer Life During Second Annual Library on the Prairie Festival

April 2019 

Shop the Next Friends Used Book Sale at Our Trafalgar Branch

Johnson County Public Library Easter Closing

March 2019 

Authors at JCPL Presents Greg Iles 

JCPL Offers New Items in Library of Things Collection 

Teens Can Find Their Perfect Look During Project Prom

February 2019

Authors at JCPL Presents Greg Iles at Historic Artcraft Theatre 

Clark Pleasant Branch to Host Local Author Fair in March 

Johnson County Public Library Introduces Kanopy

January 2019

Start Your New Year Learning at the Library 

Explore Winter at Johnson County Public Library 

Authors at JCPL Announces Romance Authors Panel 

Fifteen Libraries Including JCPL Chosen to Participate in Harwood Public Innovators Lab 

Take Advantage of JCPL's Curbside Service This Winter

December 2018

Visit JCPL StoryWalks All Year Long

Christmas Closings

New Years Closings

Support the Friends When You Shop with Amazon and Kroger Rewards

Save the Date for 2019 Friends of JCPL Book Sales

Don't Miss These Holiday Programs at the Library

Reserve a JCPL Travel Kit for the Holidays 

November 2018

JCPL Professional Development Day Closing 

At Home in Johnson County Concludes 2018 Program

Register for JCPL's 14th Annual Holiday Cookie Contest on Dec. 1

Bring the Whole Family to Meet Pinkalicious at JCPL

JCPL Teen Art Contest Provides Opportunity for Teens to Showcase Their Work

JCPL Thanksgiving Closings 

October 2018

Get Your Flu Shot and More at the Library

Celebrate All Things Frankenstein at JCPL

Shop the Last Friends Used Book Sale of 2018

JCPL Hosts Frankenfest Read-a-Thon during Halloween Town

JCPL Professional Development Day Closing 

September 2018

Visit Johnson County's StoryWalks This Fall 

Your Money, Your Marriage Book Signing at the Franklin Branch

Free Films and Cultural Spotlights Celebrate Diversity 

JCPL Awarded Funds to Host a "Frankenstein" Community Read

Additional Programs Coming to JCPL This Fall

Friends Host Antiques Appraisal Event

Starling Kits Now Available for Check Out at JCPL 

August 2018

Mobile Hotspots Now Available for Checkout

Homecoming Pop-Up Shop at the White River Branch

County Libraries Partner for Play Your Card Right Program

Register Your Team of Three for the 12th Annual ALC Spelling Bee

Authors at JCPL: Kelsey Timmerman

July 2018

There's Still Time to Explore Summer

July Friends of JCPL Used Book Sale 

Authors at JCPL: Linwood Barclay

Authors at JCPL: Kelsey Timmerman

Authors at JCPL: Tracy K. Smith and Adrian Matejka

May 2018

Explore Summer at Johnson County Public Library

Explore STEAM Programs This Summer

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Little Women

STEAM Programs 

April 2018

Meet New York Times Best-selling Authors During JCPL Events

A Ripple of Hope: Robert F. Kennedy in Indianapolis  

Beverly A. Martin Storytelling Event 

April Friends of JCPL Used Book Sale 

March 2018

Project Prom 

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents Teddy Bear Concerts

Find Entertainment for Your Spring Break Travels

Spring Break Programs 

Spring StoryWalks

Easter Closing 

February 2018

Authors at JCPL: Lisa Scottoline

Authors at JCPL: Edward Kelsey Moore

Celebrate Black History Month at JCPL

Check Out an Experience Pass for Winter Fun

January 2018

Friends of JCPL Seek Volunteers

Our Heritage Revealed: Every Family Has a Story

Queen of Free Presents Budget Basics Series

Quidditch Clinic 

Library Bingo Challenge

January Friends of JCPL Used Book Sale

December 2017

Christmas and Holiday Events

Holiday Travel Kits

AmazonSmile and Kroger Rewards

Christmas Closings

New Years Closings

Library Bingo Challenge

November 2017

Cookie Contest 2017

Winter Formal Pop Up Shop

Friends Used Book Sale at the Clark Pleasant Branch 

Local Author Visit and Book Chat

Professional Development Day Closing

Thanksgiving Closings

October 2017

At Home in Johnson County: Free Film Series

Friends of JCPL Host Antiques Appraisal Event

Check Out a JCPL Travel Kit for Fall Break

Johnson County Public Library is Now Offering New E-Resources

JCPL Participates in Read for the Record 

April 2017

Cake Decorating with To The Nines Restaurant

Celebrate Earth Day at Your Library

Easter Closing

Help Your Child Get Ready to Read With Play & Learn Boxes

Johnson County Public Library Hosts Author Series

New Book Clubs at Johnson County Public Library

March 2017

Celebrate Teen Tech Week at the Library

Check Out Travel Kits for Spring Break

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Teddy Bear Concerts

Learn About Different Scientists at the Trafalgar Branch

Learn About Several Strong Women

Meet Local Author Kimberly Hoffman

Renew a Teen's Style with Project Prom

Your House History Conversation Group

February 2017

Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Valentine's Day

Donate Your Gently Used Formal Wear to the Library

Free SAT Prep at the White River Branch

Trace Your Roots Through Your DNA

Yoga Practice for the Young at Heart

January 2017

Friends Used Book Sale at the Franklin Branch

Find Tax Help at Your Library

Play Library Bingo and Win Prizes Feb. 1-28

JCPL Introduces Lucky 7 Collection

New Year, New You This January

December 2016

Author Talk with Dr. David Carlson

Christmas and New Year's Closings

Get in the Game at the White River Branch

JCPL Joins Statewide Reciprocal Borrowing Program

Join a New Book Club at the Trafalgar Branch

Learn a New Skill Online, On Your Time

Register for the 12th Annual Cookie Contest

Reindeer Prancing to a Branch Near You

Roll Up Your Sleeve While You Read

November 2016

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at JCPL

Crochet for a Cause at the Clark Pleasant Branch

Don't Miss the Last Friends Used Book Sale of 2016

JCPL Adult Learning Center Coordinator Receives Statewide Library Award

Meet Author Adam Henze

Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

Social Media for Genealogists

Thanksgiving and Professional Development Day Closings

October 2016

An Evening with the Freetown Village Singers

Author Sue Stewart Ade to Visit Franklin Branch

BooWalk: StoryWalk Grand Opening Celebration

Celebrate Booktoberfest This October at JCPL

Hear Paranormal Haunting Stories

JCPL Precision Book Cart Drill Team Rides Again

Make Christmas Cards for Members of the Military

Meet Author Devon Kondaki

Pumpkin Trail at the Urban Forest

Special Friends Used Book Sale

September 2016

Sign Up for a Library Card and Play Your Card Right

Johnson County Public Library Labor Day Closing

Franklin Branch Adulting 101

Finding Your Next Read Just Got Easier

Edgar Allan Poe – Alive!

Job and Volunteer Opportunity Fairs at the Library

Register Now for the Annual Adult Spelling Bee

Digging Up Your Family Roots

Urban Forest’s Little Free Library Ribbon Cutting

JCPL Announces School Competition Winner

August 2016

DIY Canning and Household Hacks: Useful Canning and Cleaning Tips at the Library

Friends Used Book Sale at the White River Branch

Tips and Tricks for Healthy School Lunches: Learn How to Prepare Healthy Meals for the School Year

Challenge Your Family to Fun Games: Experience the Olympics by Learning and Playing

Play Your Card Right This September: Local Businesses Offer Discounts to Library Card Holders