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Overdrive eBooks and eAudiobooks

Through OverDrive, you can check out popular eBook and eAudiobook titles with your library card and enjoy them for a two week lending period. Titles automatically expire at the end of the lending period, so there are no late fees. For more information, check out our databases page or get started with the link below.

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Chat & Chew

Special programs are scheduled for teens every month at the Rensselaer Library during the school year. This program is free and open to all interested teens. All materials will be provided. Space is limited.

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Student Portal at JCPL

Find information to help with homework and school assignments online at our JCPL Student Portal. Free for use from home or school with your Digital Access Card or JCPL Library Card.

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What do I do after High School?

Explore links to state and federal resources to help you prepare for life after high school. Includes dates and places for local SAT testing, updated annually.


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More Homework Help

More links and guides to help students of all ages with lots of different subjects, from science and math to essay writing and basic study skills.

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Things to do at the library

Facebook Live Trivia

Apr 27, 7-7:45pm

Join us the last Tuesday of March and April from 7-7:45pm for trivia on Facebook live. All you need to join us is a Facebook account. Top three winners can stop by the Rensselaer Library to pick up a prize. Contact Mel for more info at 219-866-5881.
March 30th: Marvel Movie Trivia
April 27th: Little House on the Prairie Trivia

Magnificent Monday

May 3, 10am

Registration required. Call 219-987-2221 or Register Online.

Themed stories and a craft for all individuals with developmental disabilities.

Teen Volunteer Training

May 27, 4pm

Registration required. Call 219-987-2221 or Register Online.

The DeMotte Library is looking for teens to help with the children's summer reading program.