get your library card

Get your library card to check out materials, access online resources, renew materials, and place holds.

who can get a card

Anyone four years and older can get a JCLI library card. Parents must sign for minors under 18.

how to get your JCLI library card

LibraryCardNext time you visit the any of the JCLI library branches, bring a photo ID. If your ID does not reflect your current address, bring another form of address ID, such as a recent utility bill. If you prefer, click to download and complete the Library Card application (pdf, 75kb) ahead of time. For children aged 4-17 years, complete the Junior Library Card application (pdf, 76kb).

You can also pick up an application at the JCLI Welcome Desk at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Libraries or the Circulation desk at the rural branch libraries. The volunteer will enter or update your information in the computer, enter your selected password for your patron account, and issue your JCLI library card.

Library services are completely free to all, regardless of donor status.

borrowing limits

There are no limits on the number of books you can check out. However, music CDs and video cassettes are limited to five each, and DVDs are limited to three at a time. Books and music CDs are loaned for 28 days (four weeks). DVDs and video cassettes are loaned for 10 days.

Click to learn more about renewing items, placing holds, and library fines.

Updated 2/4/2016