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Triangle Drive entrance closed starting May 14 at Branch

The sidewalk replacement project at our Clarksville branch began on Wednesday, May 5th. The library remains open during this time. This is a two-phase construction project that will allow one entrance to stay open while the other is closed. The project was awarded to AML Construction who estimate the job will take three weeks to complete.

Phase 1: Eastern Boulevard entrance closed through May 13

The sidewalk on the Eastern Boulevard side of the building will be replaced in the first phase, which requires the temporary closure of the Eastern Boulevard parking lot, entrance, and bookdrop. Use the Triangle Drive entrance to access to library during this phase.

The Eastern Boulevard parking lot, entrance, and bookdrop will reopen on Friday, May 14.

Phase 2: Triangle Drive entrance closed beginning May 14

Beginning Friday, May 14th, the Triangle Drive entrance, parking lot, and bookdrop will be temporarily closed to allow for the sidewalk at that entrance to be replaced and new steps and handrails to be installed. Use the Eastern Boulevard entrance to access the library during this phase

We appreciate your patience during this process and look forward to serving our community with these improved facilities!

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Freegal no longer available

Due to its high cost, the Jeffersonville Township Public Library no longer subscribes to Freegal.

However, if you are a Jeffersonville Township resident, you can still check out full music albums through Hoopla! If you aren’t a Township resident, check with your home library to see if Hoopla is available through them.

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Free LIVE online tutoring now available!

JTPL is pleased to announce the launch of Brainfuse HelpNow™: on demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for all ages and levels. Brainfuse HelpNow™ provides differentiated learning solutions for users of diverse needs and background.  Students communicate with live tutors using an interactive whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images and graph homework problems.

HelpNow includes online tutoring and resources for all levels of learners from children through adults, including:

  • Live Tutoring: HelpNow offers live tutor access for homework help, skills building and test preparation where after taking a quiz, the user can connect directly to a live tutor from the test center without having to return to the main page. Tutors are available daily from 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. EST
  • Any Time Services: The Writing Lab and the 24/7 Center options give users the freedom to receive assistance at any time of the day without connecting with a live tutor. Users can submit papers through the Writing Lab for a detailed feedback. 24/7 Center is for non-writing assignments such as math or science.
  • Adult Learning Center: Adult Learning Center is the adult learners’ version of HelpNow™ where patrons can access High School Equivalency prep, US Citizenship test prep, resume assistance, Microsoft Office support, and Career Resources. The Writing Lab, Send Question, and Skills Building are also included in the Adult Learning Center suite.

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