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A Jasper by any other name

Posted on Fri 02/9/2018 | in Between the Lines

Did you ever wonder how our county chose its name?

When Indiana was being divided up and organized into counties, they often chose to honor Revolutionary War heroes.  On March 15, 1838 our county was named after Sergeant William Jasper.

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What's In Your Wallet? If It's Your JCPL Card, Check Out These New Adult Fiction Titles!

Posted on Fri 02/2/2018 | in Good reads @ JCPL

What’s in YOUR wallet? This is a question asked by a popular celebrity on a current TV commercial advertisement. In our house the question happens to have more to do with what’s in your pocket than what’s in your wallet.

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Get ready for tax season at your library

Posted on Mon 01/22/2018 | in Between the Lines

Monday, Jan. 29 is the first day the IRS will begin accepting tax returns in 2018. The nation’s tax deadline will be Tuesday, April 17 this year – so taxpayers will have two additional days to file beyond April 15.

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