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
"For the last six months, at night in school libraries across Overland Park, a suburb of Kansas City, Mo., about 150 parents have been meeting to talk about one thing: how to get their children off screens."
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
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.
Check out these fun, free classes and groups happening at the JTPL during October.