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Free kids eBooks for summer reading

Capstone Digital and the Indiana Department of Education's Hoosier Family of Readers is giving you access to the largest collection of digital books called myON!

Explore this library of enhanced digital books with professionally-recorded audio, text highlighting, and an embedded dictionary to support student reading at all levels.

With myON books, every student can have access to more than 7,000 diverse titles, which they can rate, review, record in their own book lists, and recommend to others. The myON platform allows students to take ownership of their reading interests and literacy growth.

Through the Hoosier Family of Readers you will be provided FREE access to myON books this summer. myON will provide you with thousands of enhanced digital books that can be read anytime, anywhere there is an Internet connection.  myON is also mobile on the iPAD, Android Devices, Kindle Fire HD as well as Chrome books.

To get started and access myON, please follow the steps below:

  1. Go to www.hoosierfamilyofreaders.com
  2. Click on the...
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Special Days in October

October is

National Arts and Humanities Month. Check out one of our many How to Draw books this month.

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Special Days in September

There are plenty of things to do this month, in Jasper County and at your Library!

From the Little Cousin Jasper Festival in Rensselaer (Sept. 6-8) and the Sandhill Festival and Car Show in Wheatfield (Sept. 21) to the National Library Card Month and Banned Books week celebrations at the library (all month long), you can get out, see some entertainment, read some new books and maybe make some new friends.

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Special Days in August

Whether you are looking forward to cooler weather, or revelling in the hottest days of the year, the month of August holds plenty to do. Visit the state fair or get those last vacation days in, just be sure to stop by the library to grab a cool book in some cool air conditioning for those hot hot days.

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Special Days in July

Summer Reading continues this month with movies and crafts and programs for all ages. The fair happens July 13-19, and for many Jasper County kids and teens, the fair will be their home away from home for that week.

In between all that busy time, read on for some cool links including a video about fireworks, a facebook app featuring Minions, and much much more!

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