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Jan Aldridge-Clark Harpist

Rensselaer
SUN Sep 14, 2 p.m.

The Friends of the Rensselaer Library are sponsoring an encore performance with Hip Harp Trio w/Jan Aldridge-Clark/Harpist. 

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Morning Movie Presentation

Wheatfield
Aug 28, 10:00 a.m.

Philosophy professor, Radisson, avoids the topic of religion due to a very painful past experience.

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Afternoon Adventure Club

DeMotte
Thurs Sep 25, 4:00-5:00pm

Kids in grades K-5 are invited to experience the excitement and suspense of the American Chiller series by Jonathan Rand.

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

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Wheatfield Teen Book Club

Wheatfield
Thurs Sep 25, 4:00-5:00 pm

The selection for September is Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne. Books can be picked up at the Wheatfield Library starting Sept. 2.

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Make your own Mozzarella Cheese

Rensselaer
Tues Sep 23, 6 p.m.

Free Program! Back by popular demand. Participants in this class will learn how to turn fresh milk into cheese and enjoy the results in a refreshing Caprese salad. Class will last around an hour to an hour and a half.

Open to adults and older teens. Registration Required, limit 10.

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4th Thurs. Book Discussion

Rensselaer
Thurs Sep 25, 1 p.m.

Join us for our monthly book discussion.  We wil be discussing "The Coroner's Lunch" by Colin Cotterill.

Laos in 1975, Dr. Siri Paiboun, a 72-year-old Paris-trained doctor, is appointed national coroner. Although he has no training for the job, there is no one else.

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Take Time Out to Tackle Some New Fiction This Fall!

Football player reading and pointing at you!

Football: A team of men who run around on a rectangular field in all kinds of weather, chasing whoever is carrying an oval ball from one end to the other in hopes of dancing at the end of the game.

Don't have time to read? Try audio books!

Man listening to audio while working on a computer

If you want to solve the problem of never having enough time to read for pleasure—try an audio book. Audio books easily afford hours of entertainment while multi-tasking.

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month in September

September is National Library Card Sign Up Month, and in honor of this special occasion, all three branches of the Jasper County Public Library will be celebrating throughout the month by offering a small prize to everyone signing up for their first library card with JCPL.

Revive With These Brand New Adult Fiction Titles; The Great Escape!

Photo of a frazzled mother surrounded by domestic chaos.

It all started with a light fixture. Simply changing a light fixture in my dining room led to a total renovation that has lasted since March; it is now August and we can safely use the phrase, “out with the old, in with the new,” because the work is now complete.

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