Johnson County Libraries encourage use as cooling centers

With the temperature rising and no sign of relief until the weekend, the Johnson County Library system encourages the public to use the libraries as cooling centers.

The library system consists of 13 branches throughout the county, each of which is open to the public during regular business hours. These hours for the De Soto branch, 33145 W. 83rd St, are:

  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. Thursday
  • 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday

The De Soto branch is close on Sundays and Mondays. Hours for the other branches in the county may be viewed online.

Johnson County, along with the majority of northeast Kansas, is under a heat advisory until Saturday, July 2.


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