Beginning March 19th, the library will be closed to help limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Don't Return Your Checkouts
Due dates for items currently checked out have been extended to April 16th. Our outdoor book return and the Beaver Creek book return are currently closed. Please hang on to your checkouts until the library reopens.
Beginning Monday, March 23rd, join us on Facebook for activity ideas and story times. Every Monday see us at Sweet Starts: Bite-Sized Ideas for Learning for stay-at-home activites for every day of the week; on Tuesdays, join Miss Brittany at 10am for story times; Wacky Wednesdays will have more librarian-approved family activities for you and your kids; and on Thursdays, join Miss Megan at 9:15am for Babies and Books.
Stay tuned for additional ways JPL will continue to offer programs and services during this time.
The 211 line will answer questions about mild symptoms and if you need to be tested. If you have mild symptoms, call 211 and do not go to your healthcare provider or emergency room. Hospital emergency rooms and 911 should be reserved for patients who are in severe respiratory distress. If you have symptoms before and after the hours of the 211 medical phone line then call your healthcare provider. The 211 medical call line will be staffed with medical professionals Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm.
The Iowa Department of Public Health is the state agency responsible for tracking COVID-19 cases in Iowa. This page includes information about reported cases in each county and the number of people being monitored.
Governor Reynolds has announced assistance for workers and employers impacted by COVID-19. This page includes information for employees filing for unemployment insurance claims as well as information on programs available for employers.