Jeffersonville Township Public Library

Jeffersonville Township Public Library

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library_name = Jeffersonville Township Public Library
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location = Jeffersonville, Indiana
established = 1903
num_branches = 2
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website = http://jefferson.lib.in.us/

Jeffersonville Township Public Library is a public library system in Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA [ [http://www.libdex.com/data/12/6052.html Libdex: Jeffersonville Township Public Library, Jeffersonville, USA ] ] . The Jeffersonville Township Public Library manages two libraries. One in Jeffersonville and the other in Clarksville, Indiana [http://jefferson.lib.in.us/ Locations Side bar] . The rest of Clark County, Indiana public libraries is provided by Charlestown-Clark County Library.

History

In December 1900 the Jeffersonville Township Public Library was created [ [http://books.google.com/books?id=08kYAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA83&lpg=PA83&dq=jeffersonville+township+public+library&source=web&ots=-a6j1ha8lA&sig=XjRoHZ6L8xb3aAW45mN1XCgPoHE#PPA84,M1 Municipal and Institutional Libraries of Indiana PG 84, By William Elmer Henry] ] and three years later opened a Carnegie Library at Warder Park in Jeffersonville. [ [http://books.google.com/books?id=08kYAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA83&lpg=PA83&dq=jeffersonville+township+public+library&source=web&ots=-a6j1ha8lA&sig=XjRoHZ6L8xb3aAW45mN1XCgPoHE#PPA85,M1 Municipal and Institutional Libraries of Indiana PG 85, by William Elmer Henry] ] This Library served the community until its current location was built and opened to the public in 1970. The Jeffersonville Township Public Library Clarksville Branch Library was opened in 1993, [ [http://www.clarkco.lib.in.us/services/history.htm Charlestown-Clark County Public Library, Indiana ] ] originally in an annex building for Green Tree Mall before attaining its own building, which is known for its parking lot flooding. The Jeffersonville location just recently completed a remodel and reopened in early 2007. During the remodel the main branch operated out of an extra building at the United States Census Bureau in Jeffersonville.

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