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News about our libraries and our communities.

This month the Jasper County Public Library is kicking off its new Pinterest collection pinterest.com/myjcpl with a Summer Reading photo contest for JCPL card holders: Pin it to Win it.

Entertainment for the entire family has arrived at the Jasper County Public Library in the form of Playaway View, an all-in-one video player that is ultra-durable and comes pre-loaded with only the best in kids’ video content.

From flowers to covered bridges to hot air balloons, Terri Ulbrich sees the beauty in everything around her through the lens of her camera. Family and friends depend on this talented photographer to capture special events on film, and Terri never attends special occasions without bringing her camera along.

Janeen Swart is a retired DeMotte Elementary School teacher who has taken up the art of writing stories in her spare time.

The Friends of the Rensselaer Library are very excited to introduce the community to one of our region's newest assets.

An afternoon of musical entertainment awaits as the Rensselaer Library cordially invites the public to enjoy a performance by the Saint Joseph College Orchestra.

Celebrate National Library Week April 14-20

This week, Jasper County Public Library, located in Rensselaer, DeMotte and Wheatfield, joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers.

In preparing for a Harry Potter-themed party, a staff member this week introduced the rest of us to the wonders of Madam Rosmerta's Butterbeer Cupcakes.

Wheatfield artist Doris Myers is known for capturing the loveliness of her surroundings on canvas.

We are unveiling a brand new catalog next month that we hope will make things easier than ever for you to find and request books and manage your library account.