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Foundation plays role in awarded grant

If you're a resident of Clarksville, Ind., you may have noticed the local Clarksville Branch of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library under construction over the past few months. That is because the library is in the midst of a $1.7 million renovation and expansion, thanks to a donation from the Duke Energy Foundation and the … Continue reading Foundation plays role in awarded grant

JTPLF Participates In #GivingTuesday

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday. On November 27th, we are participating in a national day of generosity, #GivingTuesday. This year, we are aiming to raise $1,000 to enhance our STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) programming with the addition of new coding kits. Code.org states that the lack of exposure to coding and computer science … Continue reading JTPLF Participates In #GivingTuesday

Why Bonnie Prince Billy is Trading Microphone for Library Card

story originally appeared in Courier Journal, Oct. 16, 2018 Story by Kirby Adams | Photo by John Kasey Louisville folk singer-songwriter Will Oldham, known internationally as Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, takes center stage this month not with his usual guitar and microphone but as the quirky narrator of "Our Library," a documentary about the Louisville Public Library system. What kind of quirky? Think if … Continue reading Why Bonnie Prince Billy is Trading Microphone for Library Card