News & Updates

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...

Library Closed 4.17.2021

The Jefferson Public Library will be closed on Saturday, April 17th for all services. We are sorry for the inconvenience! The library will resume its usual hours and services on Tuesday, April 20th.

Restarting Hold Expiration Dates Starting 4/15/2021

Jefferson Public Library is restarting the holds expiration dates to enable quicker circulation of library materials. Holds that have expired will be sent back to their owning library starting on Thursday, April 15th. Patrons will receive a notification that their...

New Open Browsing Days Starting 4/10/2021

The library will begin offering walk-in browsing starting Saturday, April 10th. Days for open browsing will be Wednesdays 10am-6pm and Saturdays 10am-4pm until further notice. We are monitoring the situation and will provide updates as needed. Please note the...