February 8, 2016

Libraries available as cooling centers

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, in cooperation with the Johnson County Library, encourages citizens who need a place to cool down during hot days to visit one of 13 library branches. All of these facilities will be available during normal business hours. Libraries offer many services in addition to a cool place Continue Reading

Why will the Gardner branch of the Johnson County Library be closed April 4-5?

Library staff will do inventory while the library is closed. In addition to taking stock of all library materials, the library staff will install a new checkout system, which includes anti-theft devices. All other Johnson County libraries will be open during normal hours on those two days, and books can still be returned via the Continue Reading

Few taking advantage of chance to keep cool at library

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com Employees at two area branches of the Johnson County Library report that few people have taken advantage of the opportunity to come in and cool off. The Johnson County Health Department, in the middle of last month, announced that all 13 library branch locations throughout the county would be open as Continue Reading

Few taking advantage of library cooling centers

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com Employees at two area branches of the Johnson County Library report that few people have taken advantage of the opportunity to come in and cool off. The Johnson County Health Department, in the middle of last month, announced that all 13 library branch locations throughout the county would be open as Continue Reading