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Photo of a girl making a triumphant fist at a county fair.

Special Days in July

Summer Reading continues this month with movies and crafts and programs for all ages. The fair happens July 12-18, and for many Jasper County kids and teens, the fair will be their home away from home for that week. Don't forget to stock up on movies and books at your library to relax in the evenings.

July is...

National Parks and Recreation Month. Learn about the National Parks Junior Ranger Program.

Word of the month: delicious. Very pleasing, especially to taste or smell; delightful. Fresh blueberries taste delicious!

July is National Blueberry Month. Pick a tasty treat at a local blueberry grower!
 


July 1 It’s Emily Arnold McCully’s birthday. The first...

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Children's Book Week Winners

Children's Book Week 2012 is over, and we hope you had a chance to vote for your favorite books. Here are some of the winners in our collection:

Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year -- Okay for Now -- by Gary D. Schmidt

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Children's Book Week May 7-13

Teachers, librarians, parents, publishers - they're all focused on you this week! Children's Book Week is the time to celebrate the amazing choices you have at the library and bookstore. From comics to mysteries, from magic to history...you can find anything between the pages of a book!

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Special Days in May

May is

Get Caught Reading Month. Check out KidsReads.com and discover a new author today. Be sure to sign up for Summer Reading this month!

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You Belong @ Your Library

Come find out why You Belong @ Your Library April 9-14 during National Library Week.

Enter our week-long Coloring Contest, open to ages 3-11.

To enter, pick up a coloring sheet at any branch of JCPL and return it by April 14. Coloring pages will be judged by age category.

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Special Days in April

April is

National Poetry Month. Learn how to make your own I SPY riddles with author Jean Marzolo. Read poems told from the point of view of pieces of clothing in Alice Schertle's Button Up!

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