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Photo of officer crouching with gun and bullet in foreground

In the event that an active shooter was to enter your place of work, school, shopping or areas of recreation, would you be prepared?

The Jasper County Public Library has partnered with Troopers Jacob Raupp and Ryan Hovarter of the Indiana State Police to offer two opportunities for you to attend ISP’s Unarmed Response to the Active Shooter training.



 

Photography display

Tracy Grace is the photographer behind Graceful Images Photography. She is a married mother of three and works part time as a travel agent.

Her love affair with photography began when her husband gave her a DSLR camera as a gift in 2012 - she hasn't been able to put it down since. She taught herself by taking photos constantly of everyone and everything.



 

Stuffed animals wearing superhero costumes.

Hello boys and girls!

My name is Darby and I live in the big doghouse over at the Wheatfield Library. I spend most of my time lying on top of the dog house roof, but last month we had a bit of excitement at the library. 



 

Close up photo of a painting of a llama in front of a barn

Living on a llama farm has been rewarding in many ways for Sharon Bolt. After being in the llama business for over 20 years, Sharon found herself enamored with their grace and beauty and became inspired to try her hand at painting. Beginning with acrylics, Sharon’s visions became a reality on canvas and she sold out of her llama paintings in only twenty minutes during her first show.



 

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.



 

Summer is here this month, and so is summer reading. There is a lot of science going on this year with FIZZ BOOM READ, so be sure to check out the exciting programs and events happening at your local library.



 

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



 

Barb Lucas

Barb Lucas has a passion for bird-watching and combines this passion with another; her joy for photographing nature. Our national bird, the Bald Eagle, and its return to the Northwest Indiana after many years on the endangered species list, is also a passion for Barb Lucas.



 

Mary Ann VanSoest

Mary Ann VanSoest started seriously working with art after retiring from a career in real estate. She experiments with different ideas and crafts her art sometimes using unusual elements.



 

Photo of the library's snow-themed winter wall

Create a snowflake at the Wheatfield library and help decorate for winter! Children are invited to make a paper snowflake this month and to show off their artwork on the library's winter wall. The wall needs plenty of snowflakes to stay cold, so be sure to stop by and help! For more information about this free program, visit or call the Wheatfield Library at 956-3774.



 

On Saturday, September 21 from 10-4, many booths and vendors will be open to visitors of the annual Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show.

The Wheatfield Library invites everyone to stop by the library’s booth for face painting, and a variety of freebies, and the Friends of the Wheatfield Library will also host an informational booth during the festival.



 

The Jasper County Public Library would like to thank the community for the success of this year’s Summer Reading Programs! These programs would not be possible without the donations received from local businesses and organizations, the volunteers who help each week, and the excited patrons who participate!



 

Preschoolers who enjoy attending the Jasper County Fair are invited to take a break and hear stories and participate in other age appropriate activities during “Story Time at the Fair,” offered by the Children’s Department of the Jasper County Public Library.



 

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.



 

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. 



 

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