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Library aromatherapy: just another public service

Those of us who love books know the money that can be made from developing the perfect perfume: the one that smells like our first book, our favorite book, or just old books in general.

These New Fiction Titles Will Be a Great Way to Take Time Out for Reading This Fall!

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Similarly, when visiting neighboring states in the U.S., do as their residents do, and that includes learning their lingo.

Words are a powerful thing, and using them in the right context can mean the difference between getting what you want or walking away empty handed, and maybe even a little red-faced.

Special Days in September

September is

National Library Card Sign Up Month. Get ready for a lifetime of adventure and Get Your Library Card Here! (visit your local library for more information).

"Arrr" about PIRATES

Ahoy mateys! September is pirate month, and September 19 be Talk Like a Pirate Day.

We at JCPL invite you to raise the Jolly Roger and get yore sea legs with some pirate-related booty here and abroad on the high seas of the Internet.

The smartest card in your wallet

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.

Back to school? We can help

School has started! Whether you’re looking forward to the new adventure or you’re already counting down the days until the year is over, there’s one resource you should know about…Homework Hotline!

Get involved with the story at your library

All year long the library has programs for book lovers of all ages, from infants to seniors. These programs are so ever-present that we just take them for granted. When do you have story time? Oh, there will be a new one any time now.

Break the cycle with new fiction at JCPL

If you give a mom a muffin, chances are she’ll want a cup of coffee to go with it, and as long as it doesn’t get spilled, she’ll probably want a good book, too.

You know it means trouble if you have to spray paint the lawn

Maybe it's yesterday's rain that's giving us a mental breather, but amid the increasingly bad news about our drought, I couldn't help laughing at a photo of a man in Indianapolis spray painting grass in front of stores to make the lawns look more attractive.

F-I-C-T-I-O-N Spells New Fiction at JCPL!

I love Facebook; not really to report any news of my own, but to look at photographs and funny things that other people post.

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