Press Releases

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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