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
Written by Nolan Brewer Staff of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library (JTPL) would like to give a big THANK YOU to the JTPL Foundation and JTPL Friends of the Library for the purchase of a new Book Bike! We are very excited to add this new service. Think of a Book Bike as a mini … Continue reading Book Bike Helps Library Become Mobile
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
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
You can view ALL of our January class offerings on right side of this page. The Lunch Bunch: Lunch & Learn @ the Library Friday, Jan. 11 | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | North Program Room Terry Chambers, author of Rose Island: An Almost Accurate Account of Days Gone By, a historical fiction, will be … Continue reading CLASSES: January 2019
You can view ALL of our December class offerings on right side of this page. Holiday Arts and Crafts Monday, Dec. 10 | 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. | North Program Room Are you struggling to come up with some last minute holiday gift ideas? Well Brenda Hunter is here to help! During this hour-long … Continue reading CLASSES: December 2018
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
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
South Bend (IN) mayor Pete Buttigieg claims 'key to happiness might be as simple as a library or a park' in his New York Times book review.
Interested in what's happening at the Jeffersonville Public Library during November 2018? Check it out!
Thanks to grants from the Town of Clarksville Redevelopment Commission and the Crusade for Children, both the Jeffersonville and Clarksville libraries will see new equipment, expanded space.
Jeffersonville Township Public Library Foundation awarded the WHAS Crusade for Children Grant.
New changes are coming to the Jeffersonville Township Public Library Foundation. Make sure to keep checking back on our new digs!
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
The Jeffersonville Township Public Library has been working on a major project for 2019-2020: a Makerspace. A Makerspace is a room that contains tools and components, allowing people to enter with an idea and leave with a complete project. The best part is that makerspaces are communal. The goal is to work together to learn, … Continue reading Makerspace Beginning to Take Shape
We wanted to take a moment to highlight our latest partnership with the WHAS Crusade for Children. Thanks to a grant from the Crusade For Children and the JTPL Foundation, Bookpacks were distributed to students in need around Clark County. The Bookpacks are a kit that includes books and a device that aids in the reading … Continue reading JTPLF & WHAS Crusade for Children Team Up to Distribute Bookpacks
"When Jeffersonville librarian Diane Stepro first saw the box of audio recording, she had no idea what they were..." Those recordings? Just the voices of Jeff residents who survived the Great Flood of 1937. Now, Stepro and the Jeffersonville Township Public Library team will look to digitize roughly 40 hours of interviews to share with the community, … Continue reading Jeffersonville Township Public Library to Digitize ’37 Flood Interviews
We had a little bit of extra fun at this past weekend's Jeffersonville Farmers Market, especially on a day as cool as Batman Day! Did you know that the Jeffersonville Township Public Library is full of graphic novels and superhero stories? We may look like Bruce Wayne on the outside, but we are definitely Batman on the inside!
What a great opportunity for Clark County families in need! " On My Way Pre-K (is) a state-funded preschool grant that has seen significant expansions throughout Indiana this year. The grant has been available in Floyd County since 2017 as a pilot program, but...was expanded to all 92 counties in Indiana, including Clark County. The program awards … Continue reading ‘On My Way Pre-K’ Offers Opportunities to Southern Indiana Families
“I put books on the top of the gun market, making them superior to guns,” Muhammad said. “It’s a step for peace.” In other countries, libraries are a critical commodity - not only for raising literacy rates, but for providing a safe place, even when surrounded by weaponry and violence. READ: A Library Thrives | … Continue reading A Library Thrives, Quietly, in One of Pakistan’s Gun Markets