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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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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Congratulations! You are about to embark on a fantastic, lifelong journey with your child. You have committed to enjoying books with your child and in the process, reaping the benefits as your child gains pre-literacy skills that will prepare him or her for reading and learning throughout life.

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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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Library Lego

Ages 4-14
Love building or creating things? Love bright shiny colors? Love Legos? Kids age 4-14 are invited to create Lego shapes each month during our library Lego programs at the DeMotte Library and Rensselaer Library.

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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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Lapsit Storytime

Age birth-2

Enjoy 30-40 minutes of reading, songs, fingerplays, and socialization with other yong children and their caregivers. Each session of Lapsit Story Time consists of a variety of activities, such as music, stories, toys to play with and other fun movements.

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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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Magnificent Monday

Patrons of all ages with developmental disabilities are invited to come to this storytime, held the first Monday of each month at 10 a.m. (Second Monday when closed on the first Monday.)

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