[Libs-Or] Jackson County (OR) Libraries Closing
OFlaheMC at jacksoncounty.org
Wed Jan 10 08:26:45 PST 2007
All fifteen branches of the Jackson County Library System in Jackson County, OR will close beginning April 7, 2007 for an indefinite period of time due to lack of funding. This includes the main headquarters library in Medford as well as fourteen other branch libraries located in Applegate, Ashland, Butte Falls, Central Point, Eagle Point, Gold Hill, Jacksonville, Phoenix, Prospect, Rogue River, Ruch, Shady Cove, Talent, and White City.
The final day to check out library materials will be Thursday, April 5th. Libraries will be open on April 6th for in-library use, and to receive returned materials. No library services will be available to the public after April 6, 2007. This includes access to library collections; use of meeting rooms; access to computers; computer instruction; adult, teen and children’s programs; reference services; book delivery to the homebound and to retirement homes and daycare centers; remote computer access to electronic databases and downloadable audiobooks; wireless access; and all other library services.
The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding library services in Jackson County on Wednesday, January 31, 2007 in the County Courthouse Auditorium at 10 South Oakdale Street in Medford at 9:30 am. A second public hearing will be held on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at 1:30 pm in the same venue.
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