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Special Days in April

It's April, and as the area warms back up, there are plenty of things to do. Are you ready to celebrate spring?

It's Math Awareness Month. Why didn't the two 4's want any dinner? Because they already 8! Discover something amazing about math today at the library.

It's National Poetry Month. Learn to write poetry with childrens' authors Jean Marzollo, Jack Prelutsky and Karla Kuskin at Scholastic.com or check out the interactive Poetry Idea Engine and create your own works of art.

April is Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month. Visit the ...

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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).

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"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.

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How Many Horses Do You See? An Optical Illusion

Special Days in August

August is

Children’s Vision and Learning Month. Have fun with some optical illusion and matching games from the Children's Vision Information Network. Also, The American Optometric Association website has links to programs that can help with eye exams.

Get Ready for Kindergarten Month. Check out a book about Kindergarten to get ready!

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Storytime at the County Fair

Looking for something new to do at the fair this year? Visit our storytime at the Jasper County Fair.

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Special Days in July

July is

National Parks and Recreation Month. Enjoy our Storytime in the Park at DeMotte on July 5 from 7:30-8:30.

National Blueberry Month. Pick a tasty treat at a local blueberry grower! (Call ahead to confirm they are open; this year's weather has been hard on farmers.) Try the patriotic flag dessert recipe.

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