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JCPL Launching 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program

Posted on Wed 05/4/2016 | in Between the Lines

Beginning May 2, all three branches of the Jasper County Public Library are launching “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten,” a program that encourages children ages birth through preschool to discover the love of reading.

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Active Shooter training offered at libraries

Posted on Wed 04/27/2016 | in Between the Lines

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.

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This April, JCPL 'Showers' Us With New Adult Fiction, and That's No Joke!

Posted on Fri 04/22/2016 | in Good reads @ JCPL

April 1st has come and gone, but my grandkids are firm believers in April Fool’s Day jokes and pranks.

My five year old grandson is just getting his feet wet with the idea of April Fool’s Day, and told me that morning that he is going to ‘pwank me.’ It was too early in the morning to try and decipher what that meant, but I asked him to repeat himself.

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