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De-Stress This Holiday Season With A New Book From JCPL!

It’s almost Christmas, and my to-do list is growing like Pinocchio’s nose.

Visiting author describes 'realistic' apocalypse

There have been many versions, new and old, about how the world will end.

Special Days in December

When we think of December, we think of it as the holiday season. Though most Americans are familiar with Christmas, there are several other holidays that take place in this winter month. Read on for links to learn more about them.

Holiday Programs at the Library

Teens can look forward to several programs this month to celebrate the holidays at the library!

New Books are Hot, Even in November!

It is November; a time to reflect on things that we are thankful for.

Some folks take it day by day throughout the month, and count their blessings one by one. I’ve been thinking about all I am thankful for, and, of course I am thankful for family, friends, food on my table, a warm, cozy home and all of the things that most people would consider blessings.

Closeup of Hey Diddle Diddle by Randolph Caldecott

What is a Caldecott?

Thousands of books are published every year, and of those, some are judged to be better than the rest in one category or another.

DIY Mockingjay Wall Art

Learn how we made our giant Mockingjay wall pin, and how you can make one too!

The Pickle Principle Up and Running At JCPL!

Have you heard of the Pickle Principle? At JCPL, the Pickle Principle has become a daily way of making sure that everybody who visits us “gets the pickle!”

The Pickle Principle was hatched by Bob Farrell, an entrepreneur who personally received a letter from a disgruntled customer whose waitress wanted to charge him for an extra slice of pickle on his hamburger.

Helping after Sandy

Tuesday morning as East Coast residents woke to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the pleas were already being made for blood donations, funds donations, and other ways for those of us who can to help our fellow Americans.

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