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So, What's New?

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?

Visit the library, win free books

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.

Come use our new service during National Library Week

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

Heartbleed graphic

You should change these passwords asap

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

Special Days in April

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

Always Fashionable: New Adult Fiction @ JCPL!

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.

books from the future - what could they be?

Books that will be amazing in the future

I have been lucky enough to get my hands on several advanced reader copies of soon-to-be-published teen books.  It is pretty awesome to have a book in your hands that no one else around you will have.  So here are some books that you should really be keeping an eye out for!

How does library technology help you?

From April 1, 2014 to April 15, 2014 the Jasper County Public Library will be conducting an online survey to find out how our patrons use the library’s computers and Internet connection and how this service has ma

Indiana Memory Reception

Indiana Memory celebrates 5 years

A reception celebrating the five-year anniversary of Indiana Memory will be held in Indianapolis this Friday from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM (EST).

Surprising old tech

Last week we invited local teens and families to check out our old (outdated, ancient) technology for Teen Tech Week. Of the dozens of folks who stopped by, some remembered the tech from their own childhoods, others were seeing it for the very first time.

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