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Jan 28 is Data Privacy Day - Time to Defend your Right to Privacy

January 28 is National Data Privacy Day and The American Library Association is rallying Americans to defend their Right to Privacy in a Digital Age by encouraging Americans to take charge of their private information online.

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Can't Wait Till Spring is Sprung? Check Out These New Adult Fiction Titles in the Meanwhile!

Seventy days, 6 hours, 59 minutes and 40 seconds; that is the exact number of days, hours, minutes and seconds until spring, 2017 makes an appearance. More simply put, spring will arrive on March 20th, 2017.

I, for one, am eagerly awaiting the arrival of spring. My flip flops are lonely, forgotten and traded in for heavy socks, slippers and boots.

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New! Extended Loan Periods and holds for AV

If the winter ‘blahs’ have set in, fear not! The Jasper County Public Library has heard your requests for more movies & music and the time to enjoy them!

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Can You Beat these Quizzes on National Trivia Day?

January 4 is #NationalTriviaDay. Are you up to the challenge?

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In 2017, Enjoy Books Worth Melting For at your library

You don’t have to wait for the January thaw to read a good book and ‘melt’ right into it!

The Rensselaer Library invites adults to read books, magazines, e-books, audio and e-audio books during the winter months, and enter their name in a drawing for weekly prizes as well as a grand prize drawing at the end of the program.

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Snapping, Mapping, and Rapping in Jasper County: A Bicentennial Celebration

The Jasper County Public Library is partnering with CDC Resources, Inc. to celebrate our state’s bicentennial.

This project allows interested CDC clients to learn the fundamentals of photography, take photographs of Jasper County features, and display their work in a library photo exhibit in December 2016 in celebration of Indiana’s bicentennial.

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'Tis the Season for New Adult Fiction @ JCPL!

‘Tis the season, if you know what I mean; coughing, sneezing, wheezing and freezing, even with unseasonable 60 degree temps outside; you have an old-fashioned, miserable cold.

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What is a Veteran?

What is a Veteran?  A veteran is someone who has served in the Armed Forces of the United States. We honor those who served to protect us and other countries every November 11.

Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans who served their county honorably during war or peacetime.

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Voting and Election information

Election Day, Tuesday Nov. 8, is less than two weeks away, but you don't have to wait to vote.

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Choose A New Fiction Title Behind Door Number One, Door Number Two or Door Number Three!

Would you like the prize behind door number one, door number two or door number three? That is how the game “Let’s Make a Deal” goes.

Moving my daughter into her new home, it became apparent to me that 1.) I am just as much a directional dyslexic indoors as outdoors and 2.) There are too many doors in her house for me to choose the right one.

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