Use Our Library

Find out about all the services and programs that the library offers.

The library is much more than a place to check out books. We have programs and services for everyone in our community. Nice, eager, friendly, highly-trained librarians are standing by, waiting to help you find the information you're looking for.

See the list below or use the links on the left to find out what our library can do for you!

Other Services include:

Book Drop

located on the west side of the library along the alley

Notary Public

available during most hours or you may call ahead

Paperback Book Exchange

romance, western, and inspirational

Magazine Exchange

FREE!!!  A great way to recycle the magazines you've read and pick up some new ones!

Open Access

When you borrow a book from any other public library in Iowa, you may return it to the Jefferson Public Library and we will mail it back for you.  This service is offered free of charge and is a supported by the State Library of Iowa.  Any overdue fines incurred are payable at the library where the loan originated.

Income Tax Forms

From January through April, the library has multiple copies of the most common federal and state income tax forms available to pick up in the library entryway.  We would also be happy to photocopy any other forms that you need for a minimal copying fee.  Forms are also available on the state and federal websites, which we can also help you with if needed.