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September is

National Library Card Sign Up Month. Get ready for a lifetime of adventure and Get Your Library Card Here! (visit your local library for more information).

Ahoy mateys! September is pirate month, and September 19 be Talk Like a Pirate Day.

We at JCPL invite you to raise the Jolly Roger and get yore sea legs with some pirate-related booty here and abroad on the high seas of the Internet.

September is National Library Card Sign Up Month, and in honor of this special occasion, all three branches of the Jasper County Public Library will be celebrating throughout the month by offering a small prize to everyone signing up for their first library card with JCPL.

School has started! Whether you’re looking forward to the new adventure or you’re already counting down the days until the year is over, there’s one resource you should know about…Homework Hotline!

All year long the library has programs for book lovers of all ages, from infants to seniors. These programs are so ever-present that we just take them for granted. When do you have story time? Oh, there will be a new one any time now.

If you give a mom a muffin, chances are she’ll want a cup of coffee to go with it, and as long as it doesn’t get spilled, she’ll probably want a good book, too.

Maybe it's yesterday's rain that's giving us a mental breather, but amid the increasingly bad news about our drought, I couldn't help laughing at a photo of a man in Indianapolis spray painting grass in front of stores to make the lawns look more attractive.

I love Facebook; not really to report any news of my own, but to look at photographs and funny things that other people post.

This year’s “Dream Big, Read” Summer Reading Program for kids and “Books for Bucks: Own the Night” Summer Reading Program for teens were both a huge success, and we’d like to take this time to congratulate the prize winners for both programs.

How Many Horses Do You See? An Optical Illusion

August is

Children’s Vision and Learning Month. Have fun with some optical illusion and matching games from the Children's Vision Information Network. Also, The American Optometric Association website has links to programs that can help with eye exams.

Get Ready for Kindergarten Month. Check out a book about Kindergarten to get ready!

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