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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! 

Good Fiction is "In the Bag" at JCPL!

Once in a blue moon,” you “go for broke” and “race against the clock” to find that perfect book to read, and when you do, you realize that you “can’t judge a book by its cover,” because as you read it, you think to yourself, “it’s all Greek to me.”

Special Days in March

There's plenty to do in March. We change time zones, celebrate Easter and spring, plus there's always something happening at the Library!

DeMotte Library displays artwork of Doris Myers

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

Book Trailers 101

If you love movies (and I do!) when you go to the movies one of the best parts, at least for me- are the trailers for the upcoming new movie releases. 

Try Something New! Check out These New Adult Fiction Titles!

I like to try new things and go to new places, and agree with the late, great Dr. Seuss when he said, “There’s no limit to how much you’ll know depending how far beyond zebra you go.”

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