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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 Opens for Computer Use by Appointment

Schedule a Computer Use Appointment

Limited computer use is now available by appointment during modified service hours. Call 541-494-3280 for an appointment (limit 1 appointment per person, per week). These appointments are for independent, single-person computer access only and are limited to 45 minutes and include 10 free printed pages. Learn more.

Place Holds to Pick up During Front Door Service Hours

JCLS Branches Now Offer Front Door Service

New holds can now be placed for pick up during scheduled front door service hours. Patrons will be directed to wait in line at the library entrance, observing social distancing. Please bring an ID to pick up your holds, and plan to bring your own bags.​

You can now apply for an eCard at JCLS

Apply for an eCard at JCLS

Access the Library's e-resources, including downloadable books, audiobooks, music and online databases from home. The JCLS eCard is a virtual library card that can be used to check out electronic media.

#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.

Join Our Team

Join Our Team

Check out employment opportunities with the Jackson County Library District.

Library Connect Blog

New! Library Connect Blog

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. We look forward to connecting with you in this new (to us) forum!

Access Consumer Reports on Flipster

NEW! Access Consumer Reports

Use Flipster to get instant access to Consumer Reports, Consumer Reports Buying Guide, and other popular magazines like Better Homes & Gardens, The Atlantic, Discover, Boys' Life, Martha Stewart Living, Highlights, and Wired.

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.

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, such as the Daily Painting Challenge course with watercolor artist and designer Yao Cheng. Check it out for free with your library card.

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Missing storytime? We are, too! Watch an episode here.

Mango: Language-Learning Centered Around You

Learn a New Language with Mango

Learn Spanish, French, Greek, Irish, Russian, Farsi, Hebrew, Arabic, and many other languages, as well as ESL studies with Mango. Need a library card? Apply for an eCard online.

Be a Census Taker

Be a Census Taker

You can help your community! Apply for one of thousands of temporary 2020 Census Jobs. Census results determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives as well as how funds are spent on roads, schools and hospitals. Apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs.

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