News & Updates

Usborne Book Sale for Library Fines

On Saturday, August 7th, the library will host an Usborne Book Sale. Patrons can remove library fines by buying books at the sale and donating them to the library. We will remove double the price paid for donated books. (i.e. pay $10 for a book have $20 fines...

Library Closed 7/3/21

The library will close this Saturday, July 3rd, for Independence Day. We will open again on Tuesday, June 6th. If you have any questions, please call 541-327-3826.

Covid-19 Moderate Risk Level Effective 6/26/21

Starting 6/26/21 with Marion County's move the Moderate Risk Level, the Jefferson Public Library will remove its patron occupancy limit of 25 people and time limits for browsing and computer use. We will retain masking requirements for all patrons age 5 and older, and...

FOL Book Sale June 2021

From Tuesday, June 8th, to Saturday, June 12th, the Friends of the Library book sale will be located in the library's meeting room. Choose from a wide variety of books for $5 a bag or DVDs and CDs for 25 cents each. The book sale will be open during the library's...

Appointment Days Discontinued 6/1/2021

Starting June 1st, 2021, the library will no longer require appointments for browsing and computer use on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We will resume walk-in browsing, computer use and curbside pick-up services during our regular hours of 10am-6pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and...

New Occupancy Limit – 5/8/2021

With Marion county's move back to the High Risk Category, the Jefferson Public Library will return its patron limit to 25 people in the library at a time, effective Saturday, May 8th. All other services and requirements will remain as they are currently until further...

New Occupancy Limit – Starting 5/1/2021

Starting May 1st, 2021, due to Marion county's move to the Extreme Risk Category, the Jefferson Public Library will limit patrons to 10 people at a time, not including staff, until further notice. Walk-in days and times will continue with face coverings and social...

Outdoor Baby and Toddler Storytime

Starting Wednesday, May 5th at 12pm, noon, the weekly baby and toddler storytime will be held outside on the library lawn. Social distancing of at least 6 feet between households is required. Please check the library's Facebook page for updates. On inclement days,...

New DVD Limit – 10 DVDS Per Household

Prior to 2020, the Jefferson Public Library limited households to 7 DVDs at a time. The library is now formally increasing the limit to 10 DVDs, including multi disc cases and TV seasons, per household at a time. Movies check out for 1 week with up to 3 automatic...