Submit your favorite picture (family, friends, selfie) with a local bear to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to enter to win two tickets to TASTE of Tippecanoe.IMG 1545 Please include your name, preferred contact information, and a caption for the picture (optional) with your photo submission. Photos will be posted on the J&C Facebook page, the picture with the most likes wins!

For your photo-taking, memory-making, 
award-wining convenience, the Library is hosting "Carol & The Twins," the Reading Counts bear family, on the Library plaza along Northwestern Ave.


You have four chances to win! 


Winners will be announced: 5/22, 5/29, 6/5, 6/12

Photos must be sumbitted by the following dates to be eligable: 5/20, 5/27, 6/3, 6/10

Offcial contest rules: http://on.jconline.com/1KErJMe





Children's eBooks

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More ebooks for kids at http://www.storylineonline.net/

Ongoing Children's Programs


Learn more about "Reading to the Dogs" & "Reading to the Cat and Dogs" - Read the article below the monthly children's department news to learn more about these programs.  Check the monthly news to learn the date and location of the reading sessions. There are no programs in May or August.  Registration is always required by the day before the reading session.  You may register by phone or in person.

Lapsit for babies & toddlers who are too young to sit quietly for the regular story time and their parents or other caregivers.  Mondays at 10:30 am and 11:15 am in the Children's Program Room. Lead by Volunteer Amanda Barche Lindberg from Ivy Tech. This is a good opportunity for families to make new friends and have fun at the library.

Story time is held each Tuesday at 10:30 am, Thursday at 4:00 pm, and Friday at 10:30 am in the Children's Program Room. Come and listen to Miss Linda read stories and help children create a craft. Parents and caregivers are expected to attend with their children. Programs are designed for 2 to 5 year olds, but older children are welcome to attend. 

Many other special programs are held throughout the year.

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