COVID-19 Information

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#StayHome Resources For…

Adults

Digital Collections

Hoopla grants you access to a comprehensive catalog of movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, audiobooks and comics, ranging from major studios to indie artists and authors. Sometimes likened to “Netflix for libraries,” Hoopla is the place to go for movie night and beyond.

Library2Go focuses on books in ePUB and Kindle formats, MP3 Audiobooks, and digital format Magazines. This means you can checkout and read or listen to titles on nearly any device you have. There are over 35,000 titles to choose from and a collection of always-available content.

Kanopy presents thoughtful entertainment from your library. Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.

RomanceBookCloud offers unlimited and unrestricted access to a huge selection of romance eBooks.

Online Learning

Mango Languages offers language learning tools online and via app.

Chilton’s Automotive is your resource for do-it-yourself auto care.

Learning Express offers practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, and others; improve writing and math skills; learn various computer skills; learn job skills; and take tests for various careers; as well as U.S.citizenship practice.

HeritageQuest lets you Search US Federal census; full-text genealogical and local history books; citations from PERSI (Periodical Source Index); the Freedman’s Bureau; Revolutionary War records; and US Serials Set.

Teens & Tweens

Online Learning

Mango Languages offers language learning tools online and via app.

Learning Express offers practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, and others; improve writing and math skills; learn various computer skills; learn job skills; and take tests for various careers; as well as U.S.citizenship practice.

Gale in Context: Middle School provides curated resources with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.

Gale in Context: High School provides curated resources with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.

Kids & Families

Digital Collection

TumbleBook Library has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels, as well as Math Stories.

Kanopy Kids offers a curated collection of entertainment and education films specifically for preschool-aged children and up

Story Time

JCLS Virtual Storytime lets you watch a storytime program online at any time, with full programs as well as breakout rhymes.

Dial-A-Story lets you call at any time for a story. (541 774-6439)

Small Businesses

Government

Jackson County COVID-19 Response provides a daily situational update as well as emergency news and information.

Oregon Response provides Coronavirus information and resourcesexecutive order updates and information about sick leave and unemployment.

Nonprofit Organizations

Chronicle for Philanthropy offers updated help for nonprofits during the coronavirus and uncertain economic times.

National Council of Nonprofits provides information on the impacts on nonprofits, guidance on moving forward as well as state and other resources.

Organizations Supporting Small Businesses

Business Oregon offers resources for businesses, a survival guide, and planning, counseling, and general resources.

Travel Oregon has posted a COVID-19 Toolkit for businesses.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Vaccine Information Authorities

Vaccine News

Centers for Disease Control

Oregon Health Authority

Library FAQ

Can I come inside the library?

Yes, all branches have returned to their previous open hours for limited in-person services. The number of patrons allowed in each branch may be limited to ensure social distancing requirements can be met. For more information, please see the Press Release.

Can I continue to get personalized recommendations?

Yes, we encourage all patrons to request book advice and personalized recommendations through the JCLS Discovery service. A JCLS staff member will curate a customized list of up to 15 books for patrons within three days, and titles can be placed on hold directly from the list of recommendations. Try it out! 

Additional questions?

Email us at information@jcls.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.