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Blue Ribbons Pies with Lois White
Prepare for the Fair by coming to the Johnston Public Library to see Lois White, food editor for Grey Dog Media, Hy-Vee Seasons Magazine and Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, demonstrate how to make mouth-watering homemade fruit pies. Lois will walk you through the steps to make a peach lattice-top pie and her grandmother's famous double-crust apple pie. Please RSVP for this free cooking class here
Let's Talk: English Language Learner Conversation Group
Are you interested in improving your English? We want to help. JPL will host a monthly conversation group from 12:00pm to 1:00pm on the third Thursday of every month. Let's Talk will pair a community volunteer with an English Language Learner to practice conversation skills in English. Discussion prompts will be provided to assist with the learning experience. Johnston Public Library is currently seeking individuals interested in practicing their English, as well as friendly volunteers. Volunteers do not need previous experience. Please contact the library at  for more information. 
Have Old VHS Home Movies, Slides, or Photos?
Need to convert old home movies, slides, records, cassette tapes, or photographs on to a DVD or digital file
for a slideshow or to share with your family?
Convert them all to a dvd or digital file for free at the JPL Tech lab. 
Learn more at


 M-Th: 9-8 | F-Sat: 9-5:30 | Sun: 1-5

6700 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, Iowa 50131-0327