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Boards, Commissions, and City Events

  1. Planning and Zoning Commission

    October 27, All Day @ Johnston City Hall

Community Events

  1. Beggars' Night

    October 30, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ City-wide

    It is a long tradition in Johnston to celebrate Beggars' Night on October 30. This year, Beggars' Night falls on a Thursday. Be safe and have fun as you trick-or-treat through Johnston's neighborhoods! Be sure to post your best photos on our Facebook page and Twitter feed!

Library Adult & Family Programs

  1. NaNoWriMo Kickoff Party

    October 26, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Johnston Public Library
    6700 Merle Hay Road
    Johnston, IA 50131

    NaNoWriMo, short for National Novel Writing Month, is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing where participants work towards the goal of writing a 50,000 word novel in one month. NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought fleetingly about writing a novel. It's easy and free to participate. Come to this kickoff party hosted by Central Iowa Authors to sign-up, get pumped up, and begin your writing adventure.

  2. Prohibition in Eastern Iowa

    October 29, 3:00 PM @ Large Meeting Room

    Iowa author Linda McCann will be here to talk about her book, "Prohibition in Eastern Iowa". RSVP here

Library Kids Programs

  1. Pumpkin Patch

    October 27, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Large Meeting Room

    Wear your costume and join us for treats, stories, games, and a craft! You may arrive anytime during the scheduled time. All ages; RSVP here or call 515-278-5233 to register.

  2. Babies & Books

    October 30, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Storytime Room

    Books, rhymes, music, and more for babies 6-24 months, with a caregiver. This new session of Babies & Books starts today and goes through December 11.

  3. Trick or Treat at the Library

    October 30, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Make the Library one of your Beggar's Night stops! We'll have treats and a craft ready for little tricksters. No need to register.

Library Teen Programs

  1. 3rd Tuesday Book Club for 6th & 7th grade

    October 28, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM @ Storytime Room

    Tuesday Book Club is a fun way to talk about the best new books and hang out with friends at the same time. Snacks are provided, a new theme will be decided for each month. You may call the library at 515-278-5233 for more information.

  2. 3rd Tuesday Book Club for 8th grade & Up

    October 28, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Storytime Room

    This book club is a great way to hang out with friends and enjoy talking about the best new books. Each month we will choose a new theme to read about. You will also enjoy tasty snacks at each meeting. Call the library at 515-278-5233 for more information