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 JCLD library card. Parents must sign for minors under 18.

library card fees

Patrons who live within the library district boundary

Library cards for residents who live within the district boundary have been paid for by taxes. Click here to find out whether or not you live in the library district.

Patrons who live outside of the library district boundary

Beginning April 2018, new library card applicants who live outside of the library district will be asked to pay an annual library card fee of $60 per household per year. Click here to find out whether or not you live in the library district.
Existing cardholders who live outside of the library district will be asked to pay the fee as their library cards expire over the next year. To find out when your library card expires, contact the library at 541-476-0571 or click to email.
All children in Josephine County are eligible to receive a library card paid for through a scholarship program and grants.

how to get your JCLD library card

LibraryCardNext time you visit the any of the JCLD 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, 28kb) ahead of time. For children aged 4-17 years, complete the Junior Library Card Application (pdf, 33kb).

You can also pick up an application at the JCLD Welcome Desk at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library District 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 JCLD library card.

 

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 3/12/2018