Voters Show More Support for Libraries

MEDFORD, Ore. — Seven years after Jackson County voters rejected a tax levy to fund libraries, opinions may have have changed, and now the libraries will stay open with the creation of a special tax district. Voters approved a measure to create a special five-person board, who will enact a tax of up to 60 … Continue reading »

Jackson Co. Libraries in Budget Trouble

MEDFORD, Ore. — Widespread budget deficits are affecting county programs and departments across Southern Oregon. The Jackson County Library System could be the latest to feel the cuts. Jackson County Libraries are facing more than a $250,000 budget shortfall for the coming fiscal year. In order to make up for the loss, library officials and … Continue reading »