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Libraries Rock! - Summer Reading 2018

Are you ready to Rock?

You are invited to the Jasper County Public Library’s “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Program, beginning in June.

With the extra incentives of prizes and fun for all ages, and weekly programs for kids and teens that are held in conjunction with the Summer Reading Program, readers will be excited to read, read, read during the summer months!

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Wheatfield Teen Book Club

Open to teens in grades 6-12, discussions planned for the 3rd or 4th Thursday every month, depending on how many weeks are in the month. Come and discuss books with fellow readers and discover other ways to connect to books you love, including food from books and activities pulled from the books you read.

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Anime Club

Anime Club

Join us on the last Wednesday of the month at the Rensselaer Library for Anime Club. We will be discussing anime films and series and watching various anime. Open to teens and adults. Bring a friend and come join the fun.

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Overdrive eBooks and eAudiobooks

Through OverDrive, you can check out popular eBook and eAudiobook titles with your library card and enjoy them for a two week lending period. Titles automatically expire at the end of the lending period, so there are no late fees. For more information, check out our databases page or get started with the link below.

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Junior Scribes

Writers in grades 3-12 are invited to join us each month for creative writing prompts and exercises to improve your skills and have fun with writing. (Not held July-Sept.)

Join us the first Tuesday of the month from 6-7pm in the library's West Room.

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Chat & Chew

Special programs are scheduled for teens every month at the Rensselaer Library during the school year. This program is free and open to all interested teens. All materials will be provided. Space is limited.

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Student Portal at JCPL

Find information to help with homework and school assignments online at our JCPL Student Portal. Free for use from home or school with your Digital Access Card or JCPL Library Card.

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What do I do after High School?

Explore links to state and federal resources to help you prepare for life after high school. Includes dates and places for local SAT testing, updated annually.

 

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Things to do at the library

Friends of the Library Meeting

Wheatfield
Jun 26, 1:00 p.m.

The Friends of the Wheatfield Library hold monthly meetings, held in the library’s meeting rooms. All Friends members and those wishing to join the Friends of the Wheatfield Library are invited to attend these meetings at 1:00 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

Steve Belliveau Science of Sound

Rensselaer
Tues Jun 26, 10:00am

Open to all ages.

Registration required. Call 219-866-5881 or Register Online.

Wii Dance Party

Rensselaer
Wed Jun 27, 2:00pm-3:00pm

For All Ages.

Registration required. Call 219-866-5881 or Register Online.

Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program 6-12

Rensselaer
Jun 27, (June 12-July30)

Registration required. Call 219-866-5881 or Register Online.

Sign-up for Summer Reading. Begins June 12th through July 30th.

 

Teen 'Libraries Rock' - Black Light Painting

DeMotte
Thurs Jun 28, 1pm

Read books and earn the chance to win prizes, as well as attend a fun program.

Registration required, begins Jun 4. Call 219-987-2221 or Register Online.