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Welcome to JCLS, serving Jackson County residents with library service since 1919. Use this virtual branch 24/7 for checkout, research, database access, and much more.
JCLS Hosts Book and Toy Drive for Families Affected by Area Fires

Donate Books and Toys for Families Affected by Fires

Now through September 27, JCLS will host a book and toy drive for families affected by the Almeda and Obenchain Fires. Donations of new or gently used books, toys, and games for youth ages 0-18 can be dropped off at the Medford Library in the lobby near the circulation desk during open library hours.

Due to wildfire, the Butte Falls Library is closed until further notice

Branch Hours May Change

The Butte Falls Library is closed until further notice. Open branch hours are subject to change. Please check the current schedule before visiting a branch. Masks are required for patrons over the age of 4. 

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Library Resources & More

We've compiled lists of library resources for you while you #StayHome, as well as links to outside information about wildfire recovery, the COVID-19 pandemic, and remote learning. Learn more here.

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month / Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana

September 15 - October 15  |  15 de septiembre – 15 de octubre

Join the Library in celebrating the rich and diverse cultures, contributions, and history of Hispanic and Latinx Americans. Learn more at Únase a la biblioteca para celebrar la riqueza y diversidad cultural, contribuciones e historia de los hispanos y latinoamericanos.  Más información en

Join the Digital Book Club Reading Book of the Little Axe

Join the Digital Book Club

Join readers nationwide. Download Book of the Little Axe from Septempter 14 -28 to participate in the digital book club. The Libraries Transform Book Pick bring readers together in the community and across the country with the same ebook. #LTBookPick

Library Connect Blog

Alligator Stick Puppet Craft

Library Connect is the new Jackson County Library Services blog, created out of a desire to connect with the public while library staff were sheltered at home and unable to connect in person with patrons. In this post, Lyn shares how to craft a cute Alligator stick puppet and theater.

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