Rotarian & Kentland Public Library Director Roberta Dewing presented the program at Kentland Rotary Club on Monday, Feb. 3.  She spoke about the Kentland-Jefferson Twp. Public Library.  

The library's service area is the town of Kentland and Jefferson Township.  The library's operating fund for 2013 was $241,500 and the library's per capita expenditure is $87.00.  The community is able to check out from the library the following:  Books, Magazines, Audio Books, Videos, Art Prints, EBooks, and downloadable audio books & videos.  Also available are computers for the public that access the Internet & Microsoft Office software and the library offers Wi-Fi.. Throughout the year the library offers a variety of programs for all ages.  Currently in the library's collection there are 30,835 books; 718 audio books, 858 videos, and 92 art prints. 22,066 items circulated in 2013.  Patrons with a valid Kentland Public Library card may download eBook titles, audio books, & videos through the Indiana Digital Download Center. Patrons with visual or a physical disability may have access to digital audiobooks through the Indiana Talking Book Library. For the month of February, Kentland Public Library borrowed an eReader kit from the Indiana State Library that contains seven ereaders and a talking book player. Don't have an eReader yet?  Stop by the library and get a hands on  experience with the ereaders in our ereader kit.