Developmental StoryTime

J.R. Clarke Public Library is blessed to have Laurie Deubner, a retired teacher of Covington Exempted Village Schools, as our StoryTime teacher. "I love these smallest readers," says Laurie. "You never know what they will say or do. They are so enthusiastic, it is contagious! I am always amazed at…

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News Release

From:  Cherie Roeth, J.R. Clarke Public Library For more information on any of these activities. Participants may contact JR Clarke Public Library at 937-473-2226 or by email at info@jrclarkelibrary.org “READ MORE: OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES!” Sign-ups continue through Tuesday, July 5.  Every Friday will be Movie and BINGO afternoon from 1p-3:30p…

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Big Announcement

With excitement, we announce the re-opening of the J.R. Clarke Public Library. The Renovation Project, though long, is coming to an end. Our doors will be open Monday, January 31 at 9 a.m. Included in the Renovation, is a new entrance, which is on the Northside of the building and…

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Curbside Service

Curbside Pickup As we wait for a few more details to finish the renovation, including the final inspection and our certificate of occupancy, we would like to offer limited services through JRC. Our Consortium deliveries have resumed; you may receive notice of materials ready to pickup. Starting Monday, January 3rd,…

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We Are Heading Home

J.R. Clarke Public Library is pleased to share an end in sight for moving back to our Main Library Site at 102 East Spring Street. The Alternative Site, located at 101 North High Street, will be closing Thursday, November 11, until we reopen at Spring Street in early December. All…

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Storytime in the Park

  Family Story Time - Miss Laurie will be presenting a Family StoryTime this summer at the Community Park every Tuesday from 9:30 am – 10:30 am, starting June 8th.  Parents can still drop off children ages three through five years old, but this program specializes in family members, childcare…

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Celebrating Mothers

But behind all your stories is your mother’s story, for hers is where yours begins. — Mitch Albom, For One More Day As Mother's Day quickly approaches, the JRC staff would like to take a moment to acknowledge all the mothers. We are grateful for all you do, oftentimes quietly behind…

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Caution: Construction

Exciting things are happening in and around Covington. Spring has arrived, flowers are blooming and downtown construction is in full force. Currently, the construction crew is working in front of JRC. Please use extra caution when you come in. Also, the crew is constantly moving which makes parking and commuting…

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Quiet But Busy

We are now OPEN!!! Here is a quick update on what’s going on at J.R. Clarke Public Library.  The move to the temporary location has been enormous, more immense than any of us could have imagined. We are so grateful to those who loaded books, shelves, and boxes and helped…

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Renovation and Moving Info

UPDATE: Due to delays in moving, the library will be opening later than expected. Please note, the library phone is not working yet. We will keep everyone posted on the expected open date. Thank you for your continued support and patience.     Several weeks ago, J.R. Clarke Public Library…

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Renovation Sale Extended

Our Renovation and Book Sale has been extended until Wednesday, February 24 at 8 pm due to the weather delays and closings. We still have a lot of great books as well as big furniture pieces, including desks, tables. We are also downsizing our baking pan inventory and you may…

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Renovation Sale

J.R. Clarke Public Library and Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that the entire library facility will be going through an inside renovation, beginning sometime in March 2021.  To continue serving our area community and school district requirements, the infrastructure of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and Data lines will be…

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