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Seasonal Programs

Ghost Stories

Each October, stop in at the DeMotte Library for a spooky celebration of haunted tales. This community event is designed for all ages, with spooky stories for younger audiences told first, followed by scarier stories for older audiences.

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Turn Dreams into Reality

Turn Dreams into Reality - Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week is October 13-18, and the Jasper County Public Library is celebrating this national event with drawings for prizes and special programs, designed just for the teen population.

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Santa Visits

Each December, join us for special visits from Santa and his helpers. Events vary by location.

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Libraries are for Making

Teen Tech Week 2015

Each March the library celebrates our teen patrons and technology with a special week of events in conjunction with YALSA, the YA branch of the American Library Association.

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Screen Free Week

One week a year, each April, we ask you to join us in community activities to see how long you can go without the influence of television or online media.

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Spring Festival

Celebrate Spring at the DeMotte Library on the Friday of National Library Week, held each April. Dates vary. Take part in games, a cake walk, Bingo, face painting and more! All proceeds benefit the Friends of the DeMotte Library.

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Summer Reading with E-Books!

Your summer reading goals can be achieved with eBooks! For every eBook that you read during our Summer Reading program, stop into your local library and fill out a slip for that title.

Now reading for fun has never been easier, or more rewarding!

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Summer Selfies

Love your library? Share it and earn an extra chance for summer reading prizes!

This summer, library patrons can take a photo of themselves with their JCPL library card, a JCPL book or item, or an ebook from JCPL’s OverDrive account and send it to the library for another entry in the prize drawing for your library’s summer reading program.

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