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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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'200 Years in 200 Objects' invites you to celebrate Hoosier life

Posted on Wed 04/20/2016 | in Between the Lines

If you haven’t heard, Indiana is turning 200 years old this year!

On December 11, 1816, President James Madison admitted the frontier territory of Indiana into the United States as the 19th state.

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