An assortment of cookbooks litter a checkered tablecloth in the latest online book display

Cookbooks for Every Taste

Posted by - October 26, 2020
November is rolling around, and while we might be gathering a little less this Thanksgiving, that doesn't mean we aren't looking for some good homemade meals to cook! This book display compiles some tantalizing cookbooks for every taste so you can fill your fall cravings. Browse and check out the books below by clicking the
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Staff Picks: Spine-Tingling Reads

Posted by - October 20, 2020
Halloween approaches, and your Library's staff is getting into the spooky spirit! Below you'll find a few of our favorite scary, suspenseful, and spine-tingling reads. If you're a fan of these titles, you'll be interested to hear librarians discuss their favorite spine-tingling stories! On Thursday, October 29 at 6 p.m., Library staff will take to
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JCPL’s Weekly Email: Find Out What’s New!

Posted by - October 17, 2020

Even though your Library’s building is temporarily closed, we’re ordering and getting in new books and movies all the time! If you miss browsing the New Books display in the Library, sign up for our weekly email, Wowbrary. (You can also access Wowbrary under “What’s New” in the sidebar on our website.) Wowbrary allows you

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La colección en español de su biblioteca

Posted by - October 12, 2020
Su biblioteca está aquí para servir a todos en nuestra comunidad, razón por la cual ofrecemos libros y películas en español para adultos y niños. Puede obtener más información sobre nuestra colección en español debajo. Your Library is here to serve everybody in our community, which is why we offer Spanish-language books and movies for
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“Voting: Past and Present” Book Display

Posted by - September 28, 2020

The voter registration deadline is coming up on October 5 and the general election is in just over a month! We’ve compiled some of our favorite titles on voting in America, looking at it both from the past and present day. Browse and check out the books below by clicking the titles and placing them

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I Shall Not Be Moved: Tennessee and Women’s Suffrage

Posted by - September 22, 2020

With the election in just over a month, we asked Tabetha Garman, associate professor of history and humanities at Northeast State, to talk about the history of women’s suffrage in Tennessee. Watch the video of her talk below. Garman is passionate about women’s voting rights, and particularly the role of Tennessee women in the suffragette

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Reads for the Last Days of Summer

Posted by - August 21, 2020

Looking for a book about true crime, bluegrass music, parenting, or Spanish language? We miss creating themed book displays for you about topics and genres like these, so we’re bringing them to you virtually now. This month we’re highlighting “last days of summer” reads, because thankfully summer isn’t quite over yet! There’s still time to

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Reflecting on Summer Reading 2020

Posted by - August 12, 2020

As we can say about almost everything in 2020, Summer Reading was different this year! We missed seeing you in the Library, watching our Summer Reading performers, and enjoying the annual block party. However, this year did give us (and you!) the opportunity to focus totally on what Summer Reading is all about: reading books!

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Graphic Novel Collection: See Where the Story Takes You

Posted by - July 17, 2020

Looking for a book on gardening, American history, beer-making, or LGBTQ+ literature? We miss creating themed book displays for you about topics like these, so we’re bringing them to you virtually now. This month we’re highlighting your Library’s diverse adult graphic novel section. (See below for a list of the titles displayed in the photo

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Fantasy Book Group

Posted by - July 11, 2020

Do you like stories that take you to a new world, filled with magic or inspired by mythology and folklore? Do you like books that are essentially realistic but have minor fantastic elements or occurrences? Or are you just looking for some good suggestions for what to read next? If you said yes to any

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