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News about our libraries and our communities.

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At Jasper County Public Libraries, you can explore the world of tablet computing in a safe, helpful environment and catch up on your magazine reading at the same time.

Author Rosemary Gard

The Destiny Trilogy opens on the lovely Croatian countryside in the late 1800’s, where an infant, near death, miraculously survives. So begins Katya’s journey in “Destiny’s Dowry,” continuing in “Destiny Denied” and concluding in “Destiny’s Dance,” all written by Rosemary Gard.

Edward Cullen (of Twilight) supports voting.

Monday October 6 is the last day to register to vote in Indiana for the fall election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. For more information about how to register, or to check that you are registered, visit the state's Election Di

Two DeMotte patrons with red clown noses - part of put your nose in a book.

Celebrate the joy of the written word as we all “Take Time Out for Reading” on Friday, October 3 from 10-10:15 am, when the staff at the Jasper County Public Library will take fifteen minutes to put their nose in a book to observe this honorary tradition.

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.

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.

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.

Indiana Bicentennial Logo

Attention all Jasper County poets – In 2016, the State of Indiana will celebrate its bicentennial.

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OverDrive, the library's eBook and eAudio provider, has introduced some changes this summer aimed to improve your online experience.

To make title choices easier for younger readers, OverDrive has introduced new age-oriented rooms for teens and children looking for ebooks online.

Newspaper photo of weaving demonstration

Did you know the first annual Touch of Dutch Arts & Crafts Festival was started by the Friends of the DeMotte Library 39 years ago on August 16, 1975? The Friends wanted to find a way to benefit the DeMotte Library and give local artists and craftsmen a place to display their talents.