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Special Days in July

Summer Reading continues this month with movies and crafts and programs for all ages. The fair happens July 12-18, and for many Jasper County kids and teens, the fair will be their home away from home for that week. Don't forget to stock up on movies and books at your library to relax in the evenings.

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Family Movies

Family-friendly movies open to all ages the second Monday of every month at the DeMotte Library. Snacks provided.

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Explore Fun

Explore the internet with these fun links for games involving the topics and characters from your favorite books.

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Best books for young readers

Check out award winning books, the latest books for kids at JCPL, accelerated reading information and more.

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Kids Zone

Things to do at the library

DeMotte
Jul 22, 2:00pm (Tuesdays, June 10-July 29, 2:00pm)

Kids age 4 through grade 4 will enjoy entertaining programs that will be held each Tuesday at 2pm beginning on June 10.  Registration will begin May 19 and reading packets will be available beginning Monday, June 2.

Rensselaer
Wed Jul 23, 3 p.m.

All children and teens are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Finale Party.  We will enjoy a treat and watch the children's librarian get SLIMED!! Be sure to get your book reviews turned in so you may have a chance to help slime the librarian.  Call 866-5881 with any questions.

DeMotte
Jul 29, 2:00pm (Tuesdays, June 10-July 29, 2:00pm)

Kids age 4 through grade 4 will enjoy entertaining programs that will be held each Tuesday at 2pm beginning on June 10.  Registration will begin May 19 and reading packets will be available beginning Monday, June 2.

DeMotte
Aug 9, (August 9-16)

The end-of-summer extravaganza includes a great selection of new and gently used items that will be value priced.