Jackson College Medical Assistant Students will be available during Community Coffee Time at the Summit Branch on February 14 from 2-5 PM for free blood pressure checks, information and heart healthy snacks.
AAPI Heritage Month Storytime
Join us for a Japanese/English bilingual storytime in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month on May 20 at 10 AM at the Carnegie Library! Ai Yoshida will be reading Crow Boy by Taro Yashima and teaching how to make origami. Intended for ages 3+.
About Ai Yoshida: Ai is the Asian Pacific Islander Liaison for Jackson College‘s Department of Diversity, Equity and Belonging.
Summer Movie Night
Join us for an outdoor showing of Mel Brooks’ classic Young Frankenstein! The film will be shown on the west side of the Jackson College Potter Center and will begin at dusk. Please enter campus from Browns Lake Road. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on (we also recommend bug spray, just in case). Free popcorn will be available.
In the event of rain, the movie will be shown on July 30.
This event is in partnership with Jackson ConCon and Jackson College.
Find a review of this film and suggested audience here.
Lift Every Voice – A Celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students from Parkside Middle School, Jackson High School and Jackson College, along with local musician Larry Sumner Jr., capture the life and legacy of Dr. King through his works.
This program will debut at 6 PM Monday, Jan. 18 on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel and will be available until Feb. 1.
An excerpt of this performance will also be shown as a part of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce 2021 MLK Diversity Celebration on January 15. To learn more about this event and how to watch, click here
Jackson District Library was one of 49 institutions in the United States to receive the Lift Every Voice grant, which is administered by the Library of America, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, in partnership with The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
To learn about Voice It: An Intergenerational Panel Discussion on Black Poetry held in partnership with our Lift Every Voice Program, click here.
Join the Concord Branch’s “Student Success” event!
Thinking of how to prepare your student/child for success? Meet with a panel of professionals who are dedicated to making sure you have the information you need. Information provided will include: the importance of reading, available programs and services at Jackson College, and options on saving for college.
- Olivia Hotchkin, a teacher at Concord Elementary;
- Darrell Norris, Jackson College CFO; and
- Katie Morgan, financial advisor at Edward Jones
Intended for adults/parents.