Calendar

Mar
26
Tue
Intro to the JCPL Creative Space @ JCPL at Computer Lab
Mar 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm

During this class, attendees will learn about JCPL’s Creative Space. Policies and procedures of the space will be covered as well as a brief introduction to software used to with the 3D printers and laser cutter. At the end of class, attendees will be given the opportunity to agree to the written policy for use of the Creative Space (juveniles must have a parent or guardian attend with them and sign the agreement) and schedule a time for the second part of the Creative Space training. For questions, please email dpowell@jesspublib.org

Mar
27
Wed
Free Clothing Swap @ JCPL at Meeting Room 1/2/3/4/5/6
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Trade in your good quality, gently used clothing and shoes and you will be able to “shop” from a wide selection of other donated items.

Clothing must be clean, in good condition, and labeled on front with gender and size.

All ages and sizes welcome!

Accepted items: clothing, accessories and shoesPlease, no toys or baby gear.

Donations will be accepted at the children’s desk beginning March 14th.

Mar
28
Thu
Free Clothing Swap @ JCPL at Meeting Room 1/2/3/4/5/6
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Trade in your good quality, gently used clothing and shoes and you will be able to “shop” from a wide selection of other donated items.

Clothing must be clean, in good condition, and labeled on front with gender and size.

All ages and sizes welcome!

Accepted items: clothing, accessories and shoesPlease, no toys or baby gear.

Donations will be accepted at the children’s desk beginning March 14th.

Mar
30
Sat
Read Off Your Fines @ JCPL at Ask a Librarian Desk
Mar 30 – Apr 7 all-day

Here’s how it works:Reading must be done in the library.Fines will be forgiven on overdue items only, not on lost items.Each 15 minutes of reading forgives $1.50.Reading must be completed in 15 minute increments.Maximum Read Off Your Fines time is 2 hours per day.An adult, parent or caregiver may read to a pre-reading child.Available for all ages.To sign in, stop by the Ask a Librarian Desk.

Apr
1
Mon
STEM Potions @ JCPL at Meeting Room 5/6
Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come learn the science of how chemicals work and react together! We will then use certain chemicals to make potions and invisible ink. You will even get to take home your own little bottle of magic. 

No registration is required.

Apr
2
Tue
Care of Magical Creatures Scavenger Hunt @ JCPL
Apr 2 all-day

It’s exam time in your Care of Magical Creatures class. Can you find and name all the creatures from the Harry Potter universe that are hiding around the library? To participate, pick up an entry form at the Customer Service, Teen, or Children’s desk. Earn points for your Hogwarts House and get a reward (while supplies last).

No registration is required. 

Apr
3
Wed
Lunch with the Grandkids @ JCPL at Meeting Room 5/6
Apr 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Join us for this special version of our Senior Day lunch. Bring your grandchildren and stay after lunch to make Harry Potter-themed crafts as part of JCPL’s spring break activities.Registration is required.

DIY Harry Potter Crafts @ JCPL at Meeting Room 3/4
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Accessorize your Harry Potter world by creating your choice of a Harry Potter necktie in your house colors, or make a dragon’s egg. All supplies are provided.

No registration is required.

Apr
4
Thu
Harry Potter Trivia @ JCPL at Meeting Room 5/6
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

How much do you know about the Harry Potter universe? Come show-off your trivia skills, earn points for your house, and possibly win some fantastic prizes. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.

Harry Potter Board Game Night @ JCPL at Meeting Room 1/2
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Grab a slice of pizza and pick your favorite Harry Potter themed board game.  Snacks and drinks are provided until they are gone.No registration is required.