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Composting Made Easy with Master Gardener Megan Will
Learn how to turn yard and food waste into rich humus to restore vitality to depleted soil. Master Gardener Megan Will will talk about how to compost for both large and small scale yards and gardens and will detail how to use worms and containers for composting. Attendees can also enter to win a free Yimby Tumbling Composter provided by Metro Waste Authority. Reserve your spot at this free workshop 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