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‘STEAM’ Break Activities Featured on WLKY

Article and Video from WLKY-32 News | March 26, 2019 CLARKSVILLE, Ind. — Jeffersonville Township Public Library is keeping kids brains running with a week full of STEAM break activities while students are on break. Organizers said students will learn important computer science and computational thinking skills through games and hands-on activities. This program is for … Continue reading ‘STEAM’ Break Activities Featured on WLKY

JTPL Foundation ‘Giving Tuesday’ STEAM Grant Report

Report from Jeffersonville Township Public Library Youth Services Dept. on progress of Giving Tuesday STEAM Grant Written by Jennifer Harl As of Jan. 31, 2019, all items requested in the JTPL Foundation Giving Tuesday Grant proposal have been purchased and received. The grant awarded the library’s youth services department $1,202.75 to purchase coding products that … Continue reading JTPL Foundation ‘Giving Tuesday’ STEAM Grant Report

Clarksville library renovations feature new technology, expanded space

from The Evening News & Tribune Story by Brooke McAfee | Photo by Tyler Stewart CLARKSVILLE — After months of renovation and construction, the transformation of Clarksville's library is complete. The Clarksville branch of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library, at 1312 Eastern Blvd., held a ribbon cutting Thursday to celebrate the recent completion of its … Continue reading Clarksville library renovations feature new technology, expanded space

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

NEWS & TRIBUNE: Southern Indiana Libraries increase digital presence and closures

This article was published in the May 5, 2020 issue of the News & Tribune. To read the article in its original form on the News & Tribune website, please click here. SOUTHERN INDIANA — Libraries in Clark and Floyd counties continue to serve the community outside the walls of their buildings during temporary closures. … Continue reading NEWS & TRIBUNE: Southern Indiana Libraries increase digital presence and closures

Free Public Library Wi-Fi During Pandemic

No internet during this pandemic? Look no further than your local Jeffersonville Township Public Library for help! Our Wi-Fi internet has been extended to include the parking lots of our Jeffersonville and Clarksville branches to help meet the needs of our community. The service is free of charge, and is in line with our state's order of … Continue reading Free Public Library Wi-Fi During Pandemic

Jeffersonville Township Public Library Opens New Makerspace

Thank you again to everyone who helped us celebrate the opening of the Tom and Mary Frances Koetter Makerspace inside the Jeffersonville Township Public Library! If you missed it, check out the article linked below! For more info on the Makerspace: https://jefflibrary.org/makerspace/ An article from the News & Tribune: Click here Hours of Makerspace:Mondays: 9 a.m. - … Continue reading Jeffersonville Township Public Library Opens New Makerspace

JTPLF Asking for Help on #GivingTuesday

With the holidays in full swing, sometimes it's easy to forget about those in need. It's even easier to move beyond the holidays without thinking about local non-profits that help those very people. That's why on Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Jeffersonville Township Public Library Foundation is asking for help with the Jeffersonville Township Public Library's … Continue reading JTPLF Asking for Help on #GivingTuesday