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Originality: That's What You'll Find in JCPL's New Adult Fiction!

Posted on Thu 08/25/2016 | in Good reads @ JCPL

Original: first or earliest; being that from which copies are made. That is the definition of the word “original,” according to the Webster’s Dictionary.

After a morning of grocery shopping and having to choose items to bring home and put away in my own kitchen, I felt a little overwhelmed, seeing all of the choices on the shelves in the market.

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late 20th century photo of Baums Bridge with inset portrait of John C. Brain.

Confederate spy story part of Jasper County History

Posted on Tue 08/23/2016 | in Between the Lines

Indiana may have been part of the Union during the Civil War, but not everyone agreed with that decision.

Rebel sympathizers abounded in all parts of Indiana, even far remote Jasper County.

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Photo of a building with signs for the Kanakee Valley Post and DeMotte Library.

DeMotte Library Celebrates 50 Years

Posted on Fri 08/5/2016 | in Between the Lines

On Monday, Aug. 15, the DeMotte Library will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The first library, opened on Monday, Aug. 15, 1966, occupied a small room in a building just north of the railroad tracks.

Keith Robinson, who was the publisher of the Kankakee Valley Post News and owner of the building agreed to share his space with the library.

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