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National Library Week

All three branches of the Jasper County Public Library are celebrating National Library Week, April 10-15, 2017 with a variety of programs and prize drawings.

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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. Check out our Events Calendar for dates and times. 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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Adult Summer Reading

Being an adult doesn't mean you can't enjoy Summer Reading!

Cool off with a good book or take along an audio book as you travel or work around the house or yard this summer - from your local library - and enter to win prizes in our annual Adult Summer Reading Programs.

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Books For Bucks - Wheatfield Teen Summer Reading

Teens, during the summer, reading can earn you cash! In addition, to winning coupons to local businesses for reading, in Wheatfield Library’s Books for Bucks Summer Reading Program, weekly entertainment programs will be held throughout the months of June and July.

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One World, Many Stories

Children's Book Week

Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes -- wherever young readers and books connect!

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Wheatfield Summer Reading

Summer Reading is a great way to keep kids reading during the summer months, as well as entertain them with weekly, fun, age-appropriate programs throughout the months of June and July.

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Storytime at the Fair

Parents, cool off with stories and songs for your little ones when you come to the Jasper County Fair this July by stopping in the Community Building for “Story Time at the Fair,” provided by the Children’s Department of the Jasper County Public Library.

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DeMotte Summer Reading

Kids entering grades K-5 are invited to come to the DeMotte Library’s “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Program, beginning in June.

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DeMotte Teen Summer Reading

Teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to read books for prizes this summer during “Build a Better World.” To participate, pick up a reading record sheet at the circulation desk of the DeMotte Library.

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