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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.
Bigfoot Scavenger Hunt

Bigfoot Scavenger Hunt

There are 60 sasquatches hiding in Jackson County. Find one and win a copy of Devolution, the new novel by bestselling author Max Brooks. It's that easy. Seriously.

Welcome back to the Library!

Welcome back to the Library!

All fifteen branches are now open. During this next stage in the reopening process, the hours of operation will vary by location, with some libraries returning to full hours and others remaining at modified hours. Learn more.

Summer Reading Program 2020

Participate in the Summer Reading Program

Summer reading is going digital for 2020! Sign up with the Beanstack app, read, track your progress, and win prizes! Keep a look out for Take & Make kits available at your local branch.


New! Udemy

New to JCLS, Udemy offers a selection of video training courses on a variety of topics, including business, design, photography, development, marketing, IT & software, and personal development. Access is available to Full Service card holders only, including non-residents. eCard holders may upgrade to a Full Service card by visiting any branch.

Library Connect Blog

Library Connect Blog: In Pursuit of the Pan-Musical Experience

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. Read Wally's post, "In Pursuit of the Pan-Musical Experience."


New! NewsBank

NewsBank provides access to local and national news periodicals, including the Ashland Tidings and Mail Tribune.

Join Our Team

Join Our Team

Check out employment opportunities with the Jackson County Library District.

Creative Bug

Creative Bug

New to JCLS, Creative Bug has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

#StayHome Resources

Library Resources & More

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

Local Resource Quick Reference Guide

Local Resource Quick Reference Guide

If you or someone you know needs assistance filing for unemployment, looking for a job, completing the Census, or connecting to local area resources and assistance programs, please check out and share our resource list.

Love Oregon Make it Count - Census 2020

Take the 2020 Census

The 2020 Census takes just a few minutes to complete. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade. That funding shapes many different aspects of every community, no matter the size, no matter the location. Get counted.

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