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News about our libraries and our communities.

National Library Week honors libraries, librarians, and library staff all across the country, and is celebrated the week of April 14-19.

Heartbleed graphic

If you are connected to the tech world, you have probably already heard about Heartbleed, a fancy name for a recently discovered flaw in website security that may have made several commonly used websites vulnerable to attacks.

From April 1, 2014 to April 15, 2014 the Jasper County Public Library will be conducting an online survey to find out how our patrons use the library’s computers and Internet connection and how this service has ma

Indiana Memory Reception

A reception celebrating the five-year anniversary of Indiana Memory will be held in Indianapolis this Friday from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM (EST).

Last week we invited local teens and families to check out our old (outdated, ancient) technology for Teen Tech Week. Of the dozens of folks who stopped by, some remembered the tech from their own childhoods, others were seeing it for the very first time.

heart made of books

If you are in a committed relationship, or would like to be, then February is a month filled with tasty opportunity. From cheap but cute chocolates to lavish expensive dinners, and just about everything in between, there is sure to be a package deal for you and your sweetheart.

Costumed teens making video poses

Calling all teens! Break out your director skills, your smart phones or video devices, and show your love of libraries, and you could win a $275 cash prize this spring and have your video shared with libraries across the country!

Photo of the library's snow-themed winter wall

Create a snowflake at the Wheatfield library and help decorate for winter! Children are invited to make a paper snowflake this month and to show off their artwork on the library's winter wall. The wall needs plenty of snowflakes to stay cold, so be sure to stop by and help! For more information about this free program, visit or call the Wheatfield Library at 956-3774.

During the recent extremely cold temperatures, the Rensselaer Library experienced broken water lines within the library due to frozen pipes in the library’s ceiling.

The staff areas were the most severely impacted so staff work stations have been relocated to library meeting rooms so that staff areas may be repaired, repainted, and re-carpeted.

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