Celebrating Strong Women

Books and Bites Podcast, Episode 14

Each month, JCPL librarians bring you book recommendations and discuss the bites and beverages to pair with them. In honor of Women's History Month, this episode features strong female characters, including a 14 year-old seeking revenge for her father's death, a librarian spy, and more.

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Sing, Unburied, Sing and What to Read Next

Books and Bites Podcast, Episode 13

Each month, JCPL librarians bring you book recommendations and discuss the bites and beverages to pair with them. In our thirteenth episode, we discuss Jesmyn Ward's National Book Award-winning novel Sing, Unburied, Sing and recommend what to read next.

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Win at February with Hygge

Sprout Quick-Grow Packs Sprout Quick-Grow Packs are full of fun information to grow your mind. Each pack provides a brief introduction to a different topic as well as a list of library and online resources where you can find more information. Answer the included question, and you could win a $75.00 Amazon gift card. This month,…

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Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History month at the Jessamine County Public Library with programs for all ages!  Jessamine County Black History Month Celebration Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Come celebrate African-American history and heritage in Jessamine County. The whole community is encouraged to be part of this fun, family gala. Registration is not required.…

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New Year, New You, New Prizes

Sprout Quick-Grow Packs It’s a new year. Let us help you find a new you with our Sprout Quick-Grow Packs. They’re full of fun information to grow your mind. Each pack provides a brief introduction to a different topic as well as a list of library and online resources where you can find more information.…

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5 Cool Apps from JCPL

Did Santa bring you a new mobile device for Christmas? Enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, music, and movies from JCPL! We have 5 different apps to bring you a range of digital titles. Most of these apps are available in the Apple, Google Play, and Amazon app stores. See the infographic below for more information…

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7 Websites for Informed Giving

If you’re still considering where to give your end-of-year donations, the websites listed below can help you decide where your gifts will do the most good. Some of the sites focus on a charity’s financial record, which you can gauge using Form 990, an annual report that the IRS requires for certain tax exempt organizations.…

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What to Read After Watching The Last Jedi

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, the latest installment in the Star Wars saga, released in theaters last week. The literary world of Star Wars is just as exciting as the movies, with books for all ages and all fans. Today we're taking a look at five fantastic new books that have been published this year. Check them out if you want to continue your Star Wars adventures beyond the big screen! 

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