Day Calendar List

June 2021

Wednesday, Jun. 2nd

All Day

Teen Summer Book Bag

Location: Johnston Public Library

Start your summer reading off right with one of JPL's Teen Summer Book Bags! Each bag will contain a book and a bunch of bookish surprises that you get to keep. Finish the book and complete a book review to receive an exclusive JPL Meme in the Mail and an extra surprise! The theme for our Summer Book Bag is "An Extraordinary Life." For kids in 6th grade and up. Registration begins May 24. Pick up your bag starting June 2. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens

Thursday, Jun. 10th

All Day

Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Harry Potter

Location: Johnston Public Library

Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's our favorite boy wizard, Harry Potter!) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens

Tuesday, Jun. 15th

All Day

Teen Tuesday Challenge: Break-In Bags

Location: Johnston Public Library

Can you crack the code? Think escape room but instead of breaking out of a room, you are breaking in to a bag full of goodies! Answer a set of riddles, unlock the lock, then discover what's inside! For kids in 6th grade and up. Registration required and begins June 8. Pick up your bag June 15. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens

Thursday, Jun. 17th

All Day

Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Disney

Location: Johnston Public Library

Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's everything Disney!) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens

Tuesday, Jun. 22nd

All Day

Teen Tuesday Challenge: Pringles Ringle

Location: Johnston Public Library

Science and snacks combine in this week's Teen Tuesday Challenge! We'll give you a canister of Pringles. Then, it's up to you to make a 3-D ring out of the tasty chips -- no tape or glue allowed. Take a selfie with your finished Pringles Ringle and email it to young@johnstonlibrary.com by July 6 for a chance to win a $15 gift card! Everyone who submits a Pringles Ringle picture will receive a prize. Register beginning June 15. Pick up your kit June 22. 6th grade and up. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens

Thursday, Jun. 24th

All Day

Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Star Wars

Location: Johnston Public Library

Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's Star Wars!) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens

Tuesday, Jun. 29th

All Day

Teen Tuesday Challenge: The Great Papercraft Race

Location: Johnston Public Library

Are you a detail-oriented crafter up for a challenge? Are scissors and glue two of your best friends? If you answered yes to those questions, then this is the perfect challenge for you! Register for one of our giant sloth paper craft kits. (FYI- this craft is not for the faint of heart. It will be a challenge!) We'll give you everything you need to construct your very own 3-D sloth entirely out of paper at home! Then, the first person to complete their sloth and bring it back to the library will win a fabulous Sloth Prize Pack including loads of fun sloth stuff and a $15 gift certificate to a really fun place. For kids in 6th grade and up. All participants who complete a sloth will receive a prize. Register beginning June 22. Pick up your sloth kits June 29. Sloths must be complete by July 16. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens

July 2021

Thursday, Jul. 1st

All Day

Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Marvel & Dc

Location: Johnston Public Library

Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's Marvel & DC!) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens

Tuesday, Jul. 6th

All Day

Teen Tuesday Challenge: Glue Gun Art

Location: Johnston Public Library

Put your creativity and ingenuity to the test! Register for a Glue Gun Art Pack filled with lots of creative supplies and a low temp. glue gun. Then, use the supplies and the glue gun to make something fantastic and incredible. Bring your completed project back to the library so we can put it on display. Everyone who completes a project gets a prize and the most incredible project will win a $15 gift card. For kids entering 6th grade and up. Registration begins June 29; pick up your bag July 6. Projects must be completed by July 16.

Tag(s): Teens

Thursday, Jul. 8th

All Day

Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Book Nerd

Location: Johnston Public Library

Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's all about your favorite books -- Hunger Games, Percy Jackson, Keeper of the Lost Cities, etc.) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens

Thursday, Jul. 15th

All Day

Teen Random Fandom Party Pack: Gamer Edition

Location: Johnston Public Library

Geek out about the pop culture you love with JPL's Random Fandom Party Packs. We'll be offering a new Party Pack each week filled with everything you need to celebrate your favorite fandom. (This week, it's all about your favorite games - Zelda, Smash Bros., Minecraft, etc.) Packs may contain snacks, crafts, fandom gear, and MORE! Plus, every pack will contain a book list filled with books and graphic novels that will keep you reading about your fandom all summer long. Register to reserve your pack Monday - Wednesday each week. Then, starting on Thursday, swing by the library any time during open hours to pick up your pack. (We'll send you an email notification about how to do this.) For kids entering 6th grade and up. Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens

Thursday, Jul. 22nd

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Epic Fandom Scavenger Hunt Reward Party

Location: Johnston Public Library

Part of the 2021 Summer Library Program: Color Your World

Tag(s): Teens