library events

We typically head to the library for books and other media, but southside libraries are full of surprises. Join your friends at these libraries and turn the page on fitness, formal wear and frightful fun.

Healthy Habits: Walking Book Club
10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 16 through May 9, Greenwood Public Library,

Reduce stress, improve cardiovascular fitness and increase your life expectancy by walking with the Greenwood Public Library’s casual Walking Book Club. It’s a chance to walk and talk about books as you discover trails around Greenwood. Each session will include prizes, and you’ll earn miles toward GPL’s Walking Book Club map challenge.

Project Prom
March 26 through 31, various JCPL locations

Ah prom: A night of beautiful memories, time with friends and a chance to dress up. But if you’re going to the big dance and don’t have the formal wear, check out Johnson County Public Library’s Project Prom, where you can browse its selection of free dresses, tuxedos, shoes and accessories. Got a dress that’s just hanging out in the closet? Donate it to Project Prom and give it new life. For more information, including hours and locations, visit

Set Sail for Disaster: An Adult Murder Mystery Event
7 p.m. April 24, Greenwood Public Library
One hopes you never expected to find murder at the library, but here it is. Join friends for this interactive murder mystery game, as a tropical cruise full of dinner and dancing turns to disaster when murder is on deck. Refreshments will be provided. Participants should register and pick up their character packet by April 10. Costumes are not required, but encouraged. Ages 18 and older. Registration is required at