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2018 Young Poets Contest Winners

Over 700 students in grades K-12, and homeschoolers throughout Jackson County, submitted original poetry during Jackson District Library’s Young Poets Contest. All of the young poets put a lot of enthusiasm, creativity, and thought into the poems they submitted. We commended them. Join us on Tuesday, April 17 at Parkside Middle School at 6:00 pm,…

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Michael Pollan Weighs the Therapeutic Value of Psychedelic Drugs in How to Change Your Mind

Psychedelic drugs like LSD and “magic” mushrooms tend to stir up a particular association with the rebellious youth of the late ‘60s. But Michael Pollan, the respected journalist who deconstructed American eating habits in books like The Omnivore’s Dilemma, has started a psychedelic conversation that has nothing to do with rebellion. In How to Change…

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

Rock With Us JDL’s Summer Reading Program, which runs from June 1 through July 28, encourages children, teens, and their families to keep reading throughout the summer. Studies have shown reading throughout the summer is crucial to maintaining reading skills for the next school year, and stopping the “summer slide.” Beanstack Participants may join the…

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    June 1 - August 31
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    365 x 365 Reading Program

    June 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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    Thursday Movie at Eastern

    July 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    Book Club

    July 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    DIH (Do-it-herself) Bookshelf

    July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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