Attend JCPL Programs Online

We're moving our programs online! We invite you to participate virtually with your computer or mobile device. Follow the link for each program for more information or to register if needed - you'll receive a Zoom link and password prior to the event.

Calendar of Online Events  Download the September Guide
Keep an eye on our Facebook page for new content from our programmers every weekday! Follow our YouTube channel.

Adult Learning Center Programs

Contact Wendy at or Samantha at to receive an online invitation to any of the classes.

Zoom Training sessions
Zoom is a web-based video conferencing platform that businesses, schools, families and friends use to stay connected when trying to practice physical distancing. Sessions run 30 to 60 minutes and are free to all adults. Register by contacting the Adult Learning Center assistant Samantha at

Mondays / Sep. 28 / 10 a.m., 1 p.m.
Beginning English Conversation Group
This group gives people who are just starting to learn English as a second language a chance to practice their skills.

Tuesdays in September / 10 a.m. 
Book Discussion: "The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas
Please contact Wendy for a copy of the book.

Wednesdays in September / 10:30 a.m.
ESL Conversation Group
Practice speaking English and learn American culture.

Thursday / Sep. 24 / 1 p.m.
Advanced English
Learn advanced Grammar and practice communication skills.

Fridays in September / 10 a.m., 1 p.m.
News for You
Discuss current news topics with others studying English as a second language. Reading group that focuses on vocabulary development and reading comprehension. Contact Wendy or Samantha for the password.

Zoom Into Storytimes

Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and more during this Zoom storytime each week. A Zoom link will be sent to you before the program. Please include an e-mail address with registration. Registration Required. If you'd like a storytime kit to use at home, please let us know and we can provide one for you! Kit contains all the items we will be using in our program so you can follow along with us. For Ages 0-5.

Clark Pleasant Branch Staff                  
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Register for Sep 29 / Register for Oct. 6 / Register for Oct. 13 / Register for Oct. 20 / Register for Oct. 27

Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Register for Oct. 3 

Franklin Branch Staff
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Register for Sep 30 / Register for Oct. 7 / Register for Oct. 14 / Register for Oct. 21 / Register for Oct. 28
Saturday at 10:30
Register for Oct. 24

Trafalgar Branch Staff
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Register for Oct. 1 / Register for Oct. 8 / Register for Oct. 15 / Register for Oct. 22 / Register for Oct. 29
Register for Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Zoom into Family Storytime
Register for Oct. 19 at 6 p.m.

White River Branch Staff
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
Register for Sep 28 / Register for Oct. 5 / Register for Oct. 12 / Register for Oct. 19 / Register for Oct. 26
Saturday at 10:30
Register for Oct. 17

Virtual Programs 

"Back Stories Podcast"
Do you ever wonder where authors get their ideas? The new @JCPLIN podcast series “Back Stories” delves into that topic.  Listen at: 

Tue / Sep 29 / 4:30 p.m.
Self-Care Crafts: Mindful Doodling and Zentangle: via Zoom
Take a moment to unwind and craft at the virtual library. Follow along with guided projects and let your creativity flow. This month is mindful doodling and zentangles. Registration required. For All Ages.

Tue / Sep 29 / 6 p.m.
All Booked: Amish Romance: via Zoom
Do you think Amish romances are wunderbaar? Then join us for this book talk where we discuss our favorite bonnet rippers. You'll leave with a list of books to check out, that's for sure and certain! Registration required. For Adults. 

Tue / Sep 29 / 6 p.m.
Adult Crafts: DIY Macrame Hanging Planter: via Zoom
Make an adorable hanging planter in the comfort of your own home! Pick up a craft kit from the Clark Pleasant Branch that will have all the supplies you will need, then login to Zoom to craft along! Registration required. For Adults. 

Tue / Sep 29 / 6;30 p.m.
Beginning Classic Rock Guitar: via Zoom
Are you new to guitar? Do you want to learn a classic rock guitar riff? Then grab your guitar and attend this Zoom session for Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple. Registration required. For Adults and Teens.

Wed / Sep 30 / 4 p.m.
Danger! Banned Books Discussion: via Zoom
Have you ever wondered why some books are banned? Join this book discussion via Zoom and learn about children's books that have been banned and why. Registration required. For Teens and School-Age

Wed / Sep 30 / 4 p.m.
Star Wars Trivia for Teens: via Zoom
Find out if the force is really on your side as you try to impress your friends with your out of this galaxy knowledge of the Star Wars Universe. Themed prizes will be awarded. Registration required. For Teens Grades 6-12

Wed / Sep 30 / 4:30 p.m.
Outer Space Crafts: via Zoom
Create out-of-this-world space themed crafts like constellations and rockets from your own home in this virtual program. Material packets available at White River Library on September 1. Registration required. For School-Age.

Thu / Oct 1 / 6 p.m.
Name That Tune Trivia: Oldschool Disney Songs
Reminisce about your favorite Disney movies from the twentieth century and test your knowledge of Disney music. Registration required. For Adults & Teens.

Fri / Oct 2 / 7-9 p.m.
JCPL @ the Movies: "Beetlejuice" 
Franklin Branch
Get into the Halloween spirit and spend a fall evening watching a classic movie on the south lawn of the Franklin Branch Library. For Families.