Rambling Book Talks

Watch on Facebook Live as JCPL Librarians introduce you to books, new and old, that they recommend trying.

JCPL Book Club

The JCPL Book Club meets at 7 on the 3rd Monday of each month.  New members are always welcome.

Rambling Book Talks

Watch on Facebook Live as JCPL Librarians introduce you to books, new and old, that they recommend trying.

Easy New Year’s Resolution

Keep your New Year’s Resolution simple this year. Just resolve to “Read More!” Your ‘More’ can be anything you want it to be. You could read more books about health, more books about historical people or events, more classic books or debut books, maybe read more books to your kids, or even more magazines. Maybe… Read more »

Looking for a good book…

I recently read an article about how readers find the books they read. A large majority get recommendations from friends while others like to browse online sites and book shelves. GoodReads.com is a popular online site that is overflowing with recommendations, book lists and author highlights. For me, nothing beats a library when it comes… Read more »

It’s a Mystery

It isn’t always the butler, but finding out “who did it” can provide hours of entertainment when you read a good mystery. As a child my favorite mystery series was Alfred Hitchcock’s Three Investigators, followed by Nancy Drew and Trixie Belden. My favorite TV shows tended to be more Scooby Doo and Murder She Wrote… Read more »

JayCPL’s Best Reads of 2016

It’s that time of year when “The Best of…” lists appear. Some lists are wonderful and breathtaking like the Best Photos of 2016 from National Geographic. Other lists, not so worthwhile… “16 Worst Predictions of 2016” (Spoiler, they are political predictions.) So I took it upon myself to try to find what the “Best Reads… Read more »