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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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Wheatfield Teen Book Club

Open to teens in grades 6-12, discussions planned for the 3rd or 4th Thursday every month, depending on how many weeks are in the month. Come and discuss books with fellow readers and discover other ways to connect to books you love, including food from books and activities pulled from the books you read.

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JCPL Homework Help

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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Teen Tech Week - Libraries are for Making

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Each March the library celebrates our teen patrons and technology with a special week of events in conjunction with YALSA, the YA branch of the American Library Association.

Stop by the library this month and check out the special events for Teen Tech Week, March 8-14.  Each library will be offering something and this year’s theme is Libraries are for Making…..

Things to do at the library

National Poetry Month Program

Rensselaer
Apr 1,

April is National Poetry Month.  All month long adults and children are encouraged to read a Poetry or Rhyming book.  For each book you read, you will receive a ticket to be entered in a drawing.  You could win a Poetry book or an assortment of other prizes.

2015 Facebook Poetry Slam

All Locations
Apr 1,

The Jasper County Public Library is encouraging local poets to share their works with the community during National Poetry Month in April.

2015 Facebook Poetry Slam

All Locations
Apr 1,

The Jasper County Public Library is encouraging local poets to share their works with the community during National Poetry Month in April.

First Friday Story Time

DeMotte
Apr 3, 10-10:30am

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

Patrons of all ages with developmental disabilities are invited to join us for stories and other fun activities.

Game of the Month

Rensselaer
Apr 3, 2-3:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 219-866-5881 or Register Online..