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Three posed dolls from Barbie® representing famous women in history.

Discover women's history, and future, at your library

Posted on Thu 03/8/2018 | in Between the Lines

March is National Women’s History Month, a chance to learn about and celebrate some of the many achievements and contributions women have made throughout history.

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Time Marches On! Celebrate the Month of March With These New Fiction Titles @ JCPL!

Posted on Wed 03/7/2018 | in Good reads @ JCPL

It’s March, and there is so much to celebrate! As Dr. Seuss, one of my most favorite of authors would say, “You’re off to great places, today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!”

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Black and white drawing of a man raising a flag on a bunker above soldiers.

A Jasper by any other name

Posted on Fri 02/9/2018 | in Between the Lines

Did you ever wonder how our county chose its name?

When Indiana was being divided up and organized into counties, they often chose to honor Revolutionary War heroes.  On March 15, 1838 our county was named after Sergeant William Jasper.

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