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I take books along with me everywhere I go; in fact, on a recent visit to the dentist, I took a book along for company, because "I've been to the dentist before, so I know the drill."

We know you’re out there…you’ve been in the library all summer – reading our books, watching our movies, listening to our cds, looking at our magazines. So, where are you when school starts? I know you don’t like school so much that you spend every free hour flipping through your textbooks and figuring out how else to expand your scholastic knowledge.

Summer Reading continues this month with movies and crafts and programs for all ages. The fair happens July 13-19, and for many Jasper County kids and teens, the fair will be their home away from home for that week.

In between all that busy time, read on for some cool links including a video about fireworks, a facebook app featuring Minions, and much much more!

Preschoolers who enjoy attending the Jasper County Fair are invited to take a break and hear stories and participate in other age appropriate activities during “Story Time at the Fair,” offered by the Children’s Department of the Jasper County Public Library.

Moms are spot-on. With eyes in the back of their heads, 365 days a year, they are all-seeing, all-knowing beings whose sixth sense keeps children (and grandchildren) on the straight and narrow (for the most part).

This year, reading isn't just a fun way to explore new worlds or earn fun prizes. This year, some lucky patrons will be able to SLIME A LIBRARIAN at the end of summer reading.

Once one of the largest wetlands in North America, the Grand Kankakee Marsh covered much of present day Northern Indiana and Illinois, and became known as “The Everglades of the North.”

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.

June is a great month to visit your local branch of the Jasper County Public Library, too, because there are so many special events to look forward to and SO MANY new books to read, including these new adult fiction titles!

By the time the year 2013 is over, we’ll look back on whatever momentous occasions happened in the month of June.

School is out and summer vacation is just starting. But as Phineas and Ferb tell us, there are only so many days to do all the stuff there is to do before school starts this fall.

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