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Program at the Heron Lake Library
Wednesday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m.

Janelle Kaye presents Reconciliation with War: A Family Journey
Janelle’s book depicts how one soldier’s southwestern Minnesotan upbringing and values
affected his decisions made in WWII, how he became one of the silent heroes who received
the Distinguished Service Cross, the second highest honor a soldier can receive, how his
war experiences affected his entire family, and how he and his family recovered from
severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) through embarking on a healing and
reconciliation journey. Come and hear Charles Sidney Willsher’s (Janelle’s dad) story.

Afternoon Coffee Break Programs at the Lakefield Library
Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.

November 5 - Janelle Kaye presents Reconciliation with War: A Family Journey
Janelle’s book depicts how one soldier’s southwestern Minnesotan upbringing and values affected his decisions made in WWII, how he became one of the silent heroes who received the Distinguished Service Cross, the second highest honor a soldier can receive, how his war experiences affected his entire family, and how he and his family recovered from severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) through embarking on a healing and reconciliation journey. Come and hear Charles Sidney Willsher’s (Janelle’s dad) story.

November 12 - Mark Titus presents Genealogy
Mark will offer a brief introduction to genealogy and the best resources for researching your family history. Come and hear about techniques and ideas which will hopefully get you started on your way to a fulfilling lifetime of tracing your family tree.

November - 19 Dave Swanson presents Our Underwater World
Take the plunge and explore with us our underwater world. Dave Swanson from Blue Water Divers of Arnolds Park, IA will have a narrated video and documentary about saving our underwater world. You will be amazed to see aquatic creatures, fish and treasures that can be found on an adventure underwater, including shark teeth. You will hear about and see things from the Caribbean, the Pacific Ocean and West Lake Okoboji. Here is a chance to get away from everyday life and enter a world of stunning natural beauty.


Digital Magazines Available Through the Library

The Plum Creek Library System and Jackson County Libraries are excited to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest newsstand.  Zinio offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment!

Please see a library staff member at any of the Jackson County Libraries for more information on how to access this service or go to http://www.plumcreeklibrary.org/jackson .

Instructions for setting up a Zinio account


Cypress Resume is here!
Cypress Resume

The Plum Creek Library System has acquired Cypress Resume, an online tool that helps you effortlessly create a professional resume in just a few minutes. Its easy-to-use format assures you won’t spend hours trying to perfect your document—all the hard work is done for you. Simply plug in your basic information (as little or as much as you’d like), and Cypress Resume creates a perfectly formatted document to help you land that dream job.

With Cypress Resume, there is no need to compose anything, ever. Simply type basic information about yourself and leave the difficult task of writing concise, descriptive statements detailing your abilities to the resume builder.

Create a fantastic new resume today. Cypress Resume is available at your local public library or online here.


Plum Creek eBooks are located here:
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Jackson County Library
311 3rd Street
Jackson, MN 56143
507-847-4748
fax 507-847-5470

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Monday, Tuesday,
& Thursday

10 AM to 7 PM
Wednesday
& Friday

10 AM to 5 PM
Saturday
(Closed Saturday June-Aug)
10 AM to 3 PM
Sunday
Closed

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Director
Tamera Erickson

Jackson
Carrie Dose
Dawn Skow

Pam Grussing
MacKenzie Schley

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Kathy Weeks-Wegner

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Sunny Osland

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