Johnson County Public Library-Monticello | Kids Out and About Kansas City

Johnson County Public Library-Monticello

22435 W. 66th St
Shawnee , KS , 66226
Phone: (913) 826-4623
39° 0' 30.1068" N, 94° 50' 48.534" W
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Johnson County Public Library-Monticello
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Come fly with us! The long-awaited Monticello Library, to be located in Western Shawnee, is at last underway. Have a look at what the Monticello Library will look like inside and out! Your tour is narrated by none other than County Librarian Sean Casserly. Like what you see? Share with other future Monticello patrons!

In this wonderful animated flythrough, you'll see all kinds of new features!


  • Large and lively Kids area
  • Variety of sizes and types of public meeting rooms for community use
  • Up-to-date technology allowing students to learn and adults to thrive
  • A sculpture to greet you
  • A sculpture by Beth Nybeck can be enjoyed from many angles
  • A Storywalk path helps little kids learn about letters and sounds with their families
  • Drop off at the curb
  • About 100 parking places
  • Handicap parking as close to the door as possible!
  • Pick up your holds and self-check right inside the door
  • Kids activity room hosts storytimes and our successful 6 by 6 early literacy programs
  • Plenty of seating
  • Charging counter and excellent wi-fi for your devices
  • Easy to use AV equipment in our meeting spaces
  • An elevator, and the bright, clean rest rooms
  • A drive-up service window!
  • Collaborative tech spaces
  • Reconfigurable spaces to meet changing community needs
  • Large study rooms
  • An environmentally-conscious green roof

Visit us at the New Monticello Library – opening in 2018.

Library Services Until the New Building is Completed


We continue to offer storytimes for kids, infants and toddlers at the Mill Creek Activity Center. See a full listing of upcoming storytimes. Return Library items at the nearby Shawnee Library!

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