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Special Days in 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.

Not a bad way to spend your summer

Don't sit around the house this Summer; sign up for Summer Reading at your local Jasper County library. You'll get the chance to win cash or prizes, as well as take part in some cool teen programs. 

Come meet the NEW Playaway View

Entertainment for the entire family has arrived at the Jasper County Public Library in the form of Playaway View, an all-in-one video player that is ultra-durable and comes pre-loaded with only the best in kids’ video content.

Photography of Terri Ulbrich at Wheatfield Library through June

From flowers to covered bridges to hot air balloons, Terri Ulbrich sees the beauty in everything around her through the lens of her camera. Family and friends depend on this talented photographer to capture special events on film, and Terri never attends special occasions without bringing her camera along.

The Merry Month of May Brings Great Things @ JCPL, Including New Fiction!

"I was walking through the park one day; in the merry, merry month of May..." and so the song goes.

The merry month of May brings great things to the outdoors, but it also brings great things to the indoors of the Jasper County Public Library.

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.”

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