Classic Reads

On this episode of the Books & Bites podcast, we discuss classic reads of all kinds—including, of course, horror and comics....

Tips for a Great Family Reading Adventure

The Jessamine County Public Library aims to partner with families to encourage the healthy habit of reading. That's the goal of the Family Reading Adventure, a new program that invites families to read at least 15 minutes a day and earn rewards along the way.

Kate Irwin, Children's Programming Coordinator, pointed out that reading is a fundamental part of being a lifelong learner. "If you can read, you can do and learn anything," she said. more: Tips for a Great Family Reading Adventure

Tips for Older Jobseekers

No matter what your age, you can still find great employment. In the following video, Kentucky Career Center Workshop Coordinator Sarah Rowlett offers advice for older jobseekers.

For more great job search tips, register for the Job Search Q&A, Tuesday, July 14th at 4:00 PM. Sarah Rowlett and Robert Brown, Career Counselor at Goodwill Industries, will be available on Zoom to answer your questions about searching for jobs during this challenging time.

more: Tips for Older Jobseekers

Practice Self Care at Home

In the article “What Self-Care Is—And What it Isn’t,” Raphailia Michael defines self-care as “any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health.”

Self-care includes activities such as exercise, meditation, crafts, gardening, and healthy cooking. It can be anything that helps you feel less stressed. It shouldn't feel like a chore.

JCPL has several online resources that can help you manage stress and stay healthy from the comfort of your own home.

more: Practice Self Care at Home