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Get beneath the surface this summer at your library

Can you believe it’s almost summer? I know I can’t – this year has flown quicker than a jet plane.

Soon we will be enjoying the late nights, warm breezes, bonfires, and everything else that that the season brings. But there’s one more summer tradition I want to remind you of…Summer Reading at the library!

Special Days in May

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!

Get to know a local author at the DeMotte Library in May

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

SJC Orchestra to perform at Rensselaer Library Sunday

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.

It's Only Human to Love JCPL's New Fiction Titles!

Kids are people too. I know this to be a fact, because my seven year old granddaughter tells me so.

She is observant and comes up with some very thought provoking statements. When she was four years old and her baby brother, Eli, was born, in a very mature voice she said, “You know, baby Eli won’t be a baby forever.”

Communities matter @ your library

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.

Special Days in April

April 2013 means spring has finally come to the area. What spring activities can you get involved in?

Madam Rosmerta's Butterbeer cupcakes

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.

Teen literature is brilliant

April 14-20 is National Library Week. You may wonder to yourself what the big deal is.  Well I’ll tell you why it’s a big deal.  Libraries are awesome! 

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