Jackson District Library Receives State Award

The Jackson District Library (JDL) has earned the 2015 Citation of Excellence Award from the State Librarian for its devotion to customer service. The library will receive a trophy and $500 at the Michigan Library Association’s annual conference in Novi on Friday, October 30. “Year after year, Michigan’s libraries consistently expand services and find new…

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Enter The 2016 Young Poets Contest

The Jackson District Library is pleased to announce the twelfth annual, “Poets Among Us: Young Poets Contest 2016.” With almost 10,000 student entries during the first eleven years, this event has proven to be very successful with students, teachers and parents. Over the years, entries have been received from entire classrooms, as well as students…

The "Chapters" Library Newsletter


September/October 2015 Newsletter

From Reading Room to Public Library: A 150 Year Journey In this issue of Chapters, Lynne Loftis and Diana Agy continue the journey with part five in a series of richly detailed and thoroughly researched pieces covering Jackson District Library’s 150 years of history. Next, we look at the debate surrounding the legalization of Marijuana…

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