several teen girls holding up Project Prom dresses in front of the Franklin Branch barn

Going to Prom but don't have formal wear? Project Prom has you covered! Choose from a selection of dresses, tuxes, shoes and accessories. All formal wear is FREE! You do not have to live in Johnson County or have a library card to attend.

Upcoming Events:

Sat • Mar 16 • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun • Mar 17 • 1 - 4 p.m.
Wed • Mar 20 • 3 - 5 p.m.
Sat • Mar 23 • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun • Mar 24 • 1 - 4 p.m.

These events will be held in the barn behind the Franklin Branch. It is open to any teenager attending prom. One free dress or suit per teen.

Please bring a coat or jacket with you - part of this event is held outside. 

Past Events

Thanks to all our sponsors, volunteers and partners who made this year's Project Prom a success!

  • 250 teens were served
  • 227 dresses provided
  • 30 suits provided
  • 21 pairs of shoes provided
  • 88 accessory items provided

 CLICK HERE to see pictures of prom-goers who found the perfect dress at our Franklin Branch.

Project Prom 

collects gently used prom and bridesmaid dresses, tuxedos, shoes and accessories and gives them to teens who are in need of formal wear.

How to Donate:
Donations are accepted year-round at any of the JCPL branches

For more information, please visit the
Project Prom Johnson County Facebook page or contact
our Project Prom team members at

Charissa Senteney -- Franklin Branch
(317) 738-2833

Kristi Fritz -- Franklin Branch
(317) 738-2833

Nicole Caudill -- Clark Pleasant Branch
(317) 535-6206

Josephine Whitaker -- White River Branch
(317) 885-1330

Project Prom gallery