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Johnson County Library

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Date:
Sat Jan 01, 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM
Location:
Johnson County Library
Program Type:
You Schedule It!
Category:
Community Partner
Level:
Junior
 

Johnson County Library got its start in the 1950s in the homes of neighborhood families. Before they had funding, dedicated community members ran volunteer libraries out of their basements, schoolhouses, a barbershop, a plumbing company, a shopping center and a traveling bookmobile. Their hard work and passion soon led to an official Johnson County Library in Merriam, Kansas.

Today, Johnson County Library serves over two million people from 13 library buildings in Northeast Kansas. And one thing hasn't changed — the Library staff are helped by 900 volunteers who donate over 50,000 hours of their time each year!

Current partner programs are listed below. 


Power Sucks

 Junior 

How much power is your home sucking? What is it costing you? Find out by checking out a Kill A Watt® meter (for free, of course) from any Johnson County Library. Plug the meter in to your home appliances and electrical devices to read the wattage used and converted into dollars. This is a great resource for Junior troops working on the Get Moving Journey.

Questions: Call (913) 826-4600

Cost Per Girl: N/A 
Cost Per Adult: N/A

Registration Requirements:  All girls participating as a Girl Scout in this activity must be registered Girl Scout members. If attending as a troop, all volunteers also need to be registered members and/or have completed and approved background checks. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) are allowed to participate in this activity supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to programapprovals@gsksmo.org.

How to Register: Request and pick up at any Johnson County Library. Please request title online at this link.