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‘STEAM’ Break Activities Available for GCCS Students

Today is the last day of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library 'STEAM' Break week as families are welcome to attend the Family STEAM Day from 11-12:30 for Greater Clark County Schools students. The goal is to keep kids' brains working during their week off of school by introducing science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) concepts. The week was … Continue reading ‘STEAM’ Break Activities Available for GCCS Students

‘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

Ros: The Bias Hiding in Your Library

This original article appeared on March 23's Salon.com webpage. For many years, the Library of Congress categorized many of its books under a controversial subject heading: “Illegal aliens.” But then, on March 22, 2016, the library made a momentous decision, announcing that it was canceling the subject heading “Illegal aliens” in favor of “Noncitizens” and “Unauthorized … Continue reading Ros: The Bias Hiding in Your Library

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