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For the next few weeks, area graduates will be focusing on those last steps before they walk down the aisle and get their diploma. But for other high-school-aged students, now is also a good time to be thinking about what happens next.

Summer Reading volunteers serve ice cream at the program kick-off in Rensselaer.

Looking for something to do this summer? Need service hours completed for a school or community group? Want to spend time with friends? Or kids? Then consider becoming a volunteer at your local library for the Summer Reading Program.

May is here and that means time to finish school and get ready for SUMMER! What plans are you and your family making this year? Don't forget about Summer Reading at the Library! Signups for most programs start this month.

Tuesday, May 6 is primary election day in Indiana, and if you are not sure if you are ready, check out this list for your last minute voting needs:

When can I vote: The polls are open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

It was a blast from the past. Scrolling through Facebook this morning, I came across a post that someone had shared that included a video of children who had been given a Walkman, and then asked what it was and how it worked. Remember the Walkman, the best invention to hit the streets in the 80’s?

These are the latest selections from our monthly book drawing hosted by charitable sorority Psi Iota Xi. Stop in the Rensselaer Library at any time and enter these drawings to win a free adult or children's book. Congrats to the lucky winners of these fabulous looking books!

And much thanks to Psi Iota Xi for making this continuing literacy effort possible.

National Library Week honors libraries, librarians, and library staff all across the country, and is celebrated the week of April 14-19.

Heartbleed graphic

If you are connected to the tech world, you have probably already heard about Heartbleed, a fancy name for a recently discovered flaw in website security that may have made several commonly used websites vulnerable to attacks.

Egg Hunt

It's April, and as the area warms back up, there are plenty of things to do. Are you ready to celebrate spring?

Words are like fashion, they come and go and change with the times, and sometimes, they even become popular and important enough in our everyday language to be placed in the dictionary.

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