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Books to Bridge The Region

About Books to Bridge The Region

Books to Bridge The Region is an annual reading initiative each October that will encourage residents of all ages throughout parts of Northwest Indiana to read selected titles and share their reading experiences with one another. Other participating counties in the area include Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, and Starke.

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West Room Writers

Oct 6, 6:00-7:00pm

The West Room Writers for grades 3-12 is back by popular demand, meeting on a new day and time!  Bring your creative energy!

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Friends Fall Festival

Oct 7, 3:30-5 p.m.

FREE Admission. Come join us for our annual Friends of the Library Fall Festival!

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DNA testing and Genealogy Research

Wed. Oct 8, 6 p.m.

Join us as Rensselaer Library's Emily Duran of the Genealogy Department discusses how DNA testing can help you find more about your genealogy and heritage. Registration requested, limit 45.  Call 866-5881 to register. 

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Senior Movie Matinee

Oct 9, 2:00pm

This film features Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly and is rated PG.

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

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Family Movie Day

Oct 11, 2:00pm

Free and open to children of all ages and their families, this rated G film is set in the great wilderness of Alaska.

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

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Overdrive announces new app

New app.

OverDrive has announced that a new version of the OverDrive app for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 8 is here!

With this update, users should no longer need to set up and authorize an Adobe ID during the installation process — one of users most frequently requested enhancements.

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.

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