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Read magazines, learn new technology

At Jasper County Public Libraries, you can explore the world of tablet computing in a safe, helpful environment and catch up on your magazine reading at the same time.

Library Celebrates Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week 2014 is October 12-18, and the Jasper County Public Library is celebrating this national event with drawings for prizes and special programs, designed just for teens.

Author Rosemary Gard

Friends of the DeMotte Library host author visit in October

The Destiny Trilogy opens on the lovely Croatian countryside in the late 1800’s, where an infant, near death, miraculously survives. So begins Katya’s journey in “Destiny’s Dowry,” continuing in “Destiny Denied” and concluding in “Destiny’s Dance,” all written by Rosemary Gard.

Edward Cullen (of Twilight) supports voting.

Oct. 6 Last day to register to vote

Monday October 6 is the last day to register to vote in Indiana for the fall election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. For more information about how to register, or to check that you are registered, visit the state's Election Di

Book on a Plate

Great, New Fiction: That's What's On The Menu @ Your Local Branch of JCPL!

Menu: A list of dishes available in a restaurant or any list of items or activities to choose from.

Two DeMotte patrons with red clown noses - part of put your nose in a book.

Take Time Out for Reading this Friday

Celebrate the joy of the written word as we all “Take Time Out for Reading” on Friday, October 3 from 10-10:15 am, when the staff at the Jasper County Public Library will take fifteen minutes to put their nose in a book to observe this honorary tradition.

New app.

Overdrive announces new app

OverDrive has announced that a new version of the OverDrive app for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 8 is here!

With this update, users should no longer need to set up and authorize an Adobe ID during the installation process — one of users most frequently requested enhancements.

Football player reading and pointing at you!

Take Time Out to Tackle Some New Fiction This Fall!

Football: A team of men who run around on a rectangular field in all kinds of weather, chasing whoever is carrying an oval ball from one end to the other in hopes of dancing at the end of the game.

Man listening to audio while working on a computer

Don't have time to read? Try audio books!

If you want to solve the problem of never having enough time to read for pleasure—try an audio book. Audio books easily afford hours of entertainment while multi-tasking.

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10 Reasons to Celebrate National Library Card Month

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Many communities add record number of cards this time of year as families get settled into new communities, new schools, and new libraries.

But whether you are new to JCPL, or have been a patron here since before you could walk, here are 10 reasons why this month is worth celebrating:

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