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Homecoming Pop-Up Shop

Sat • Aug 10 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Homecoming Pop-Up Shop

Stop by the barn behind the Franklin Branch to browse our FREE selection of dresses, suits and accessories for teens attending Homecoming. No need to register, but DO tell a friend!

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Explore Summer

Help us read 4 million minutes!

Explore Summer

Read and log 10 hours (for Kids & Teens) or 15 hours (for Adults) to earn a finisher's prize and be entered to win the Grand Prize drawing for an iPhone 15 or Holiday World Getaway package. For every additional 10 hours you read, earn an Eager Reader badge and be entered to win the prize drawing for Indianapolis Zoo tickets.

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William Kent Krueger

Mon • Sep 9 • 7 p.m.

William Kent Krueger

Authors at JCPL is thrilled to welcome New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger in conversation with Michael Koryta to Beeson Hall in Franklin. The first 100 JCPL cardholders to register and attend will receive a free copy of "Spirit Crossing."

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Bookmark Contest Winners

Congratulations to our

Bookmark Contest Winners

View the winning entries of our summer bookmark contest and pick up a printed bookmark at your branch!

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Reel2Reel

Calling all Johnson County high school student filmmakers!

Reel2Reel

Enter the inaugural Reel2Reel: Teen Film Competition to be held at the Historic Artcraft Theatre in Franklin. Video categories include documentary, music video, and short film. The overall winner will receive $400!

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Fall Library Guide

Aug • Sep • Oct Programs

Fall Library Guide

Authors at JCPL, Library on the Prairie, Homecoming Pop-Up Shop, Cultural Fair, Reel2Reel Teen Film Competition and much more!

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JCPL On Wheels

See our mobile library...

JCPL On Wheels

Check out books, return items, pick up your holds and get a library card on our bookmobile, JCPL On Wheels! View our schedule of stops to see when we'll be near your neighborhood.

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High Five July

High Five July

Celebrate Explore Summer by giving the JCPL Foundation a high-five in July! Donate $5 to support JCPL’s Explore Summer program. Your $5 donation helps the Library fund reading incentive prizes, engaging programs and educational activities to keep kids and adults learning all summer long.

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Visit Our StoryWalks

Explore a good summer story...

Visit Our StoryWalks

Walk along our community paths and trails while you enjoy the story with your family.

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Fill out an online library card application to access our resources!

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Access to over 15,000 e-books for readers of all ages.

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Stream from hundreds of thousands of movies, tv shows, music albums, audiobooks, e-books and comic books through this free app.

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Access thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks from the Indiana Digital Library Consortium via the Libby app.

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Find out what’s new on our shelves.

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Stream over 30,000 carefully selected films from the Criterion Collection, Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.

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You provide the instrument. We provide lessons from the pros.

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Learn a new language with Transparent Language.

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See all the other "things" JCPL has to offer!

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Access over 7,000 digital magazines in 60 languages.

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Access online courses in all the popular software from Microsoft Office to Adobe Creative Suite and many more!

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This online collection of animated talking picture books teaches kids the joy of reading in a format they love.

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Get read-alikes and reading recommendations from librarians and other trusted experts. Tell us what you're in the mood for and we'll give you the perfect book.

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An inspirational resource for DIY, crafters, and makers with more than 1,000 award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

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The award-winning ABCmouse curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-8+) build a strong foundation for future academic success.

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Indiana legal forms for bankruptcy, divorce, name change, power of attorney, real estate, wills, and other topics are searchable and printable.

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A wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

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    LOCATIONS & HOURS

    Clark Pleasant Branch

    350 Clearwater Blvd.
    Whiteland, IN 46184

    Phone: (317) 535-6206

    Franklin Branch

    401 State Street
    Franklin, IN 46131

    Phone: (317) 738-2833

    Trafalgar Branch

    424 S. Tower Street
    Trafalgar, IN 46181

    Phone: (317) 878-9560

    White River Branch

    1664 Library Blvd.
    Greenwood, IN 46142

    Phone: (317) 885-1330

    JCPL Services Center

    49 E. Monroe Street
    Franklin, IN 46131

    Phone: (317) 738-9835

    Adult Learning Center

    350 Clearwater Blvd.
    Whiteland, IN 46184

    Phone: (317) 738-4677