5 Great Reads Picked by Patrons

At the July Books & Bites program, patrons recommended some of their current reads.

Books & Bites is a no-pressure book club where you can enjoy refreshments and good conversation with other book lovers. Our next meeting is Wednesday, September 27, at 10:30 AM. Join us!


Raging Storm book cover

Raging Storm by Vanetta Chapman
When a solar flare wiped out all modern technology, the small town of Abney, Texas, was thrown into chaos. Shelby Sparks and her teenage son, Carter, have finally found refuge, but Shelby knows she can't remain hidden forever. 

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Read More, Win More!

Sunday, July 23 is the last day to turn in Summer Learning Logs.

Teens and adults can turn in up to 3 reading logs per week, so the more you read, the better your chances of winning. Here are a few tips to help you rack up 15 hours of reading/listening time, or 9 hours of reading/listening time if you attend 3 library programs.

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If You Liked S-Town

For all you S-Town listeners out there, here’s a list of books to quench your thirst for the Southern gothic. Citrus County by John BrandonThis suspenseful tale takes place in a swampy town in Florida. As in S-Town, the characters are quirky and damaged, funny and horrifying. At the center of it all is teenage…

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First Annual JCPL Short Film Festival

  About the Festival Join us for the first annual JCPL Short Film Festival on Sunday, August 13th. We will showcase short films made by local filmmakers, award prizes, and provide light refreshments. Patrons of all ages are welcome to attend and encouraged to come dressed in their best.  Enter Your Film We are now…

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Discover Podcasts

What is a podcast?

A podcast is an audio program that you can listen to on your computer or mobile device. Unlike the radio, you can listen to podcasts anytime you want, at your own convenience. You can stream or download a podcast automatically using a podcast player.

Media organizations such as NPR, magazines and newspapers, and other organizations (like the library!) have podcasts. But so do regular people who record podcasts in their own homes, which means you can find a podcast on just about any topic you’re interested in.

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