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Enter the 2019 Young Poets Contest

The Jackson District Library is pleased to announce the fifteenth annual, “Poets Among Us: Young Poets Contest 2019.” With nearly 12,000 student entries during the first fourteen years, this event has proven to be very successful with students, teachers and parents. Over the years, entries have been received from entire classrooms, as well as students…

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Read These Suggested Titles from the Latest Facing Race Conference

Facing Race, an annual conference that made its way to Detroit in late 2018, is billed as “the largest multiracial, inter-generational gathering for organizers, educators, creatives and other leaders.” The conference brought more than 70 workshops and 180 presenters to the Detroit area last year. Topics included gentrification, healthcare, comics and advocacy, movement-based journalism, and…

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Spring 2019 Newletter

Have you ever cut a check to your cable company or movie streaming provider and asked yourself how great it would be if a service like that was free? Well, the Jackson District Library has you covered. Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service recently launched for JDL card holders. It offers viewers a large…

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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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    Tax Help at Carnegie

    March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Mon 18

    The Eastside Page Turners

    March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Tue 19

    T3 with AARP

    March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Tue 19

    Tax Help at Carnegie

    March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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