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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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What are the Ides of March?

You might have heard this strange phrase before, especially if it has to do with bad luck or something spooky, but what does it mean?

It dates back to the time of the Roman Empire, and to the emperor Julius Caesar.

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Capture your shadow

The groundhog isn't the only one casting a shadow in February, and with all the nice weather we keep having, this may be a good time to play around with your shadow a bit.

What you'll need is a place to draw with chalk, like a driveway, or a park sidewalk, some chalk, a friend, and a good sunny day.

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Do Eskimos really have 100 words for snow?

No. That's an exaggeration, also known as stretching the truth a little.

The different languages spoken by the indigenous peoples of Alaska and Canada might have anywhere from 2 to about 15 different words for snow.

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