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PO Box 91   Ashland, Oregon 97520







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Dates to Remember-

Calendar of Events
November 2016 library events
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December 2016 library events
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Event Highlights:

See LIBRARY EVENTS page for complete listings.

Tuesday afternoon programs for the kids. Check with the children's department.

Please call the Ashland Branch Library at 541-774-6996 for more information.

Library Events

Things We Do & Sponsor:
  • Storytellers for Children.
  • Ashland Mystery Readers.
  • Author Night at the Library.
  • Summer Reading Programs for Children & Young Adults.
  • Special Book Purchases and Library Book Sales.
  • Volunteerism.
  • Your Voice in the Community.



    Mon 10 - 8

    Tues and Wed 10 - 6

    Thurs 12 - 5

    Fri - closed

    Sat 12 - 5

    Sun 12 - 4

    410 Siskiyou Boulevard

    Ashland, Oregon 97520


Hey, Book Club Members - The library now has book club bags you can check out. The bags include 10 copies of a book, discussion questions and some have audio, large print or dvds included. A bag checks out for 6 weeks. Look for the blue Book Club in a Bag box on the jcls.org website to learn more.

You can now donate to the Friends of the Library through the mail, at the library or at this website (www.ashlandfriends.org) through the Network for Good. Pay your annual membership or make a tax deductible donation through this site. All membership dues and donations go to support the Ashland Branch Library programs, materials and more. Use button link below.

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Information on the new library district can be found at Jackson County Library District Facts and Information (FAQ) sheet, http://co.jackson.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=4071 that answer questions about the tax rates, funding, operating expenses, additional hours, etc.

The District also has a Website at http://co.jackson.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=4064 that links to board meeting agendas and minutes.

All district board meetings are open to the public and they are held the first Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Adams Room at the Medford Branch Library. Also, mail for the Library District Board mail can be sent to 205 South Central Avenue, Medford, OR 97501.

We're trying something new: Book-a-Librarian. Need help using a computer? Want to learn more about the library catalog? About Library2Go? About our many reference databases? How to set up email? Call 541 774-6996 to set up an appointment with a librarian.

Check out the calendar of events to learn of all the events happening at the Ashland Branch Library.

Stop on by and see all the activities.

Join the Friends of the Ashland Library (FOAL) and help support library programs. www.ashlandfriends.org


Calling all investors! Try out the JCLS new online database Valueline!

Link from www.jcls.org


   FANTASTIC BOOK SALE!!!                       BOOKS - BARGAINS - MORE!!!

Books On Sale: Prices will vary.  Novels, Self-Help, Travel, Sports, Young Adult, Children, Reference, Drama, Art, History, Foreign Language and more!    

  • Paperback Books:

  • Hardback Books: 

  • Special Books: 

Friends of the Ashland Public Library support many programs and help fund needs at the Ashland Branch Library. Booksales are our main fundraisers.

There is an ongoing booksale in the library lobby and a larger sale is held the last Wednesday of each month.

Book Donations can be made to Jackson County Library and are tax deductible. These are accepted at the Ashland Branch Library and sold by the Friends of the Library. Books must be clean and unmarked.

The library does not accept older encyclopedias or textbooks, or Readers Digest condensed books. At this time there is no system in place to pick up books.

The Friends of the Library thank the generous book donors and book buyers of this community.

Last Wednesday Book Sale.

At the Ashland Library.

Books donated to the Friends of the Ashland Public Library are considered tax deductible.  All proceeds support the Ashland Public Library! To donate books, please contact the Friends: info@ashlandfriends.org or the Ashland Library at 541-774-6996, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, OR 97520.       


Friends of the Ashland Public Library Newsletters available for download in PDF format: 

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For more information: Ashland Branch Library Reference Department 541 774-6996.


 Link to the American Library Assoc. website : click here

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A view of Grizzly Peak from the Ashland Public Library.


An early morning view from a front window of the Ashland Public Library.


Tax Deductible contributions may be submitted at the Ashland Library or sent to P.O. Box 91, Ashland, OR  97520.  Click here for a donation form.

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