Readers+Bookmobile

Readers with books checked out from bookmobile

Readers of all sizes have visited the summer bookmobile. The Beiswanger family and their friends showed off their book choices at the Hudson Family Park. Are we visiting a stop near you? Check the list.  

Write Like It’s 2216

Bicentennial Short Story Contest at Jay County Public Library

UPDATE:  Winners have been named!   How much time do you spend thinking about the future? Do you have a 5 year plan, a 10 year plan or are you just trying to figure out what to do tomorrow?   The Indiana Bicentennial Celebration this year will be filled with opportunities to remember the past… Read more »

Six summer stops for bookmobile

Bookmobile front

You can visit the library’s bookmobile at six locations during June. The bookmobile is stocked with items for kids, teens and adults. You can also apply for a new card or sign up for the Summer Challenge. Use your regular Evergreen library card to check out. Materials can be returned to the bookmobile or to… Read more »

With the library in summer mode

2016 Summer Challenge display in the south window at Jay County Public Library

We look a little different in the summer.   We get new and interesting visitors in the Children’s area.   We supersize the Look and Find box.   We keep a few unusual supplies at the circulation desk.   The supplies get organized in the back too. The KiPS* kids are coming. *Kindergarten Prep School… Read more »

June NEWSNOTES now available.

Keep up to date on the Summer Challenge and learn about our latest online resource, Mango Languages online language-learning system. View or print a copy of the June 2016 NEWSNOTES.

Summer? Really?

Girl reading outside in the summer.

Seems like forever since a school year ended on time, what with snow days and fog days and flooding. But wonder of wonders, the originally scheduled last day was actually the LAST DAY. Oh boy! A stretch of days when you can read what you want to read, play what you want to play, nap… Read more »

Reading Myself into a Career

Do you remember when you decided what you wanted to be when you grew up? What inspired you to follow that career or life path? For me, I believe the books I read played a big part in my plans for the future. Nancy Drew and the 3 Investigators helped me develop a love of… Read more »

Talking Taxes

Tax word cloud

Indiana’s tax people shared a video with us. Take a look. Get some tips.