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Photo of Logan Judy signing books after the program at the library.

NaNoWriMo publishing program filled with advice for authors

Tuesday night's program by Jasper County author Logan Judy was a fantastic way to start off National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and a great guide for those thinking about publishing their own writing.

Posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 3:14pm
screenshot of the Indiana Statewide Voter Registration System

Are you ready to vote?

Tuesday, Nov. 4 is election day in Indiana and here are some last minute notes to help you make the most of it:

Posted: Monday, November 3, 2014 - 3:51pm
iPad icons for next issue, nwi.com, awesome box and the jcpl website

Read magazines, learn new technology

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.

Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:00am
Author Rosemary Gard

Friends of the DeMotte Library host author visit in October

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.

Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 12:00am
Edward Cullen (of Twilight) supports voting.

Oct. 6 Last day to register to vote

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

Posted: Monday, October 6, 2014 - 11:14am
Two DeMotte patrons with red clown noses - part of put your nose in a book.

Take Time Out for Reading this Friday

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.

Posted: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 3:31pm
New app.

Overdrive announces 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.

Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 4:08pm
Man listening to audio while working on a computer

Don't have time to read? Try audio books!

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.

Posted: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 5:11pm

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.

Posted: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 5:06pm
Indiana Bicentennial Logo

Jasper County to be captured in poetry

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

Posted: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 12:00am