What’s Happening at Your Local Library

Teens enjoy various programs and clubs sponsored by Johnston Public Library

Hannah Jensen ’19 balances for tree pose, or the “forbidden forest pose.”

Caroline Christensen, Staff Writer

Caroline Christensen
Hannah Jensen ’19 balances in tree pose, or the “forbidden forest pose” at Harry Potter Yoga.
Charlie, age 11, smiles for the camera. His interests include rolling in, and/or eating snow, chewing on his favorite rubber toy, and comforting frazzled students before finals week.
Heather Debruin ’20 and Owen Smith ’20 study for an AP US History final during the “Paws and Relax” program. Students were provided with caffeine, snacks, and therapy pets from the ARL to relieve stress.
Caroline Christensen
Kaya Young ’20 poses with the book “Truly Devious” by Maureen Johnson. Young highly recommends the book, giving it 4.5 stars out of 5.
Caroline Christensen
Snacks are always provided for book lovers to enjoy.


Caroline Christensen
Hannah Jensen ’19 and yoga instructor Rachel Jensen lunge with wands held high during the “Harry Potter Yoga” event hosted by JPL.
“Harry Potter Yoga” led by instructor Rachel Jensen was hosted Thursday night in a meeting room at JPL. Butterbeer was served to participants, and yoga mats were provided for beginners.
Caroline Christensen
Jessica Young, leader of book club, displays the book she started reading this month entitled, “My Grandmother Told Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Fredrick Backman.