Can You Spot a Scam?

Can You Spot a Scam?

The most common types of scams will target you through fake emails, text messages, voice calls, letters, or even someone who shows up at your front door unexpectedly. No matter which technique the scammer uses, your best defense is to know the red flags. How to help protect yourself from scams: See if you can … Read More

Donate your vehicle to support the Library District

Donate your vehicle to support the Library District

Have a car, truck, or boat you’re no longer using, but don’t want to go through the hassle of selling it? The Library District accepts all donations of vehicles or vessels, running or not — including aircraft! You may even qualify for a tax deduction with your donation. To find out more about donating your … Read More

Citizenship Resources

Citizenship Resources

Prepare for U.S. citizenship with these helpful resources, including a guide to naturalization, practice materials for the citizenship exam, and legal assistance to help you with the naturalization process. Jefferson County Immigrant Rights AdvocatesFree / Low-cost Legal Services through a collaborative agreement with the Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center (KIAC).  Northwest Immigrant Rights ProjectPromotes justice by … Read More

2022 Election & Voter Information

2022 Election & Voter Information

FactCheck.org Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases. Vote Smart Useful tools for voters, including voting records, politician biographies and contact information, interest group ratings, a collection of public statements, and campaign finance records.   Official Ballot … Read More

WSU Seed Library Partnership

WSU Seed Library Partnership

The library is partnering with WSU Master Gardeners to bring seeds directly to you! This year we will be offering only seeds grown within Jefferson County—the best seeds grown by your neighbors, friends, and local seed growers. Here’s how it works: 1) Borrow a variety of seeds from the WSU Seed Library. 2) Grow beautiful, healthy plants to eat … Read More

2021 Tax Preparation

2021 Tax Preparation

  Printed tax forms and instructions for the 1040 and 1040-SR form and schedules 1-3, A-F, EIC, J, R, SE, 8812, 1099-MISC, and 1099-INT are available at the library or on the bookmobile. Library staff can help you locate and print other tax forms that you request. We cannot provide tax advice or assistance with … Read More

COVID-19 Test Kits Available for Qualified Persons

COVID-19 Test Kits Available for Qualified Persons

January 12, 2022 The library is partnering with Jefferson County Public Health to distribute COVID test kits to persons who have had a direct exposure or have symptoms. Kits are not available to meet travel needs or other requests. Each kit contains two tests as well as information on how to use them, where to report positive … Read More

A Letter from our Trustees about Vaccination

A Letter from our Trustees about Vaccination

October 13, 2021 Recently, the library district has been asked about its approach to COVID vaccinations multiple times, which suggests that it would be useful for us to share the answers as widely as possible; to keep our community informed, and to invite other questions you may have. Q: Are Library staff required to be … Read More

Libby and OverDrive System Requirements

Libby and OverDrive System Requirements

October 1, 2021 As of September 30, 2021, users of older Apple devices may have trouble using OverDrive desktop or mobile apps (including Libby). OverDrive has reported that the web certificate provider Let’s Encrypt is ending support for older operating systems and browsers. These certificates are relied on for secure connections for websites. As a … Read More

Contact-Free Library Services

Contact-Free Library Services

    The library is committed to providing exceptional service to our patrons, even during these unusual times. We continue to work behind the scenes, including ordering and processing new materials, creating virtual online programming, establishing new ways of assisting you, and more. Here are some of our contact-free library services, designed to keep our … Read More