Young Poets

Enter The 2015 Young Poets Contest

**Deadline Extended** The Jackson District Library is pleased to announce the eleventh annual, “Poets Among Us: Young Poets Contest 2015.” With almost 8,500 student entries during the first ten years, this event has proven to be very successful with students, teachers and parents. The contest is open to all students in grades K-12 and all…

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Tessa’s Book Recommendation: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Bestsellers come and go with hardly a glance from me. Occasionally I will pick one up, especially if it is science fiction or fantasy, and usually I find it a huge disappointment, as it will also be for any experienced readers. Books such as Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, Ben Percy’s Red Moon, or Justin Cronin’s…

The "Chapters" Library Newsletter

January/February 2015 Newsletter

The newsletter has arrived! The new strategic plan has shaped up and is presented in this edition of Chapters. Excellent programming on the effects of climate change, tackling barriers to student success, and Brad West ponders just how overrated bacon is. We also look ahead to the newest offering to JDL patrons. Streaming digital magazines…

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