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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.

Traveling Lantern Theater Live Performance

Come and enjoy a live theater performance in select library branches June 24—26. "My Mother the Astronaut" takes the audience to the moon and beyond during "bring your child to work day" at NASA!

Kids' Music Jam

Kids' Music Jam: Space Time

Join musician Lisa Nichols for some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments. This program is for kids ages 6-12.

Summer Skills Camp

Summer Skills Camp with Brainfuse HelpNow

Sharpen your math, science, and writing skills and avoid the "summer slide" using the Library's Brainfuse HelpNow service for elementary, middle, and high school students, just sign in and visit "Summer Camp" in the skills area.

A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program

Sign up for Summer Reading!

Sign-up for our summer reading program at your library beginning Saturday, June 8. Read books, track your progress, and win prizes now through Saturday, August 10, 2019. 

Book Club in a Bag

Everything your book club needs!

Borrow a Book Club in a Bag! Each kit contains 10 copies of a single book, author information, discussion questions, and a check out sheet. Choose from numerous titles, including kits for adults, young adults, and tweens. See the full list of available titles, and reserve a kit today.

Borrow a Sewing Machine

Borrow a Sewing Machine from our Library of Things

You have a projects. We have the sewing machine. Place a hold now on the newest item in our Library of Things.

Pond Life

Explore Pond Life

Learn about reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, birds, mammals, plants, and macroinvertebrates at the Prospect Library with Bugs-R-Us.

Author Talk with John Soares

Author Talk with John Soares

Ashland-based outdoor writer John Soares will share pictures and details of the best trails in the Redwoods and along the Coast on Monday, July 1 at the Ashland Library.

SYNC Audiobooks for Teens Returns for Summer!

The tenth year of AudioFile’s SYNC: Audiobooks for Teens summer listening program is here! This exciting FREE program is focused on young adults, but anyone can participate. Visit to get this week’s titles and to sign up for updates.

Spark Space White City

White City Spark Space is Now Open!

The Spark Space STEM Center offers kids and teens access to digital stations featuring music, video, digital arts, writing, coding, robotics tools, and more. Check out our newest space in White City.

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