Programs for Adults

Special Events

Book Discussions

Fiction Book Discussions

With staff fiction specialist Kevin Broccoli

For more information contact Kevin.

Computer Help

You can request on-the-spot basic help using our computers and other technology. We also offer workshops.

Knitting Group

Friday, 10 am to noon

Join a regular group of people who gather to knit together, most Fridays from 10am until noon. See calendar or call to confirm.

colored pencils Coloring for Grownups

Every Monday from 6-8pm

Enjoy a therapeutic, relaxing and enjoyable evening. Many choices of designs including stylized drawings, florals, mandalas along with 100 beautiful markers and 100 colored pencils to choose from. Come early or late: the program is FREE!


Genealogy Group

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4:30pm. Free and open to the public. New topics each month are outlined in the Genealogy newletter.

Also, one-on-one sessions on basic use of Ancestry for Libraries, an online genealogy resource available in the library. Saturdays by appointment only

For more information about the Genealogy Group and to receive the monthly newsletter email gmoorehead at or contact the reference desk.

Literary Readings

heartbooksPlay Reading Series

On the last Tuesday of every month, we bring in local actors to read a fantastic piece of theater. We've read everything from Chekhov to brand new plays.

For more information contact Kevin.

On Display

Historic photographs and other memorabilia from the Johnston Public School system. Prepared by Lou McGowan of the Johnston Historical Society.

For more information about the library, or to receive email notices of library events, contact us.