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Jackson County libraries open for browsing

MEDFORD, Ore. – Libraries in Jackson County are finally opening their doors once again. Jackson County Library Services said starting Monday, May 3, all 15 libraries in the county will welcome patrons back inside with limited capacity. Masks that completely cover the …

Library offering enhanced services

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Library Services said it is now offering enhanced front door services at all 15 locations. This change was due to Governor Brown’s pause in the county’s reopening plan. Library hours remain the same with patrons able to …

Thousands of children receive free books

Medford, Ore., — Hundreds of children are going home with twenty new books today, thanks to a local organization. Medford’s chapter of the Oregon School Employees Association reached out to “First Book” – a national non profit organization dedicated to overcoming illiteracy. …

Author Beverly Cleary turns 100

New York, N.Y. – Beloved children’s author and Oregon native Beverly Cleary celebrated her 100th birthday on Tuesday. As Cleary reflected on her Oregon childhood that inspired many of her characters in children’s books that sold millions, she told NBC New York, …