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Monday-Wednesday               9:00 am-8:00 pm
Thursday & Friday                  9:00 am-6:00 pm
 Saturday                                  10:00 am-4:00 pm
Sunday                                        CLOSED
 
 
THE COLLECTION
 
The library's collection includes a diversity of materials for all ages, including fiction and nonfiction, audiobooks, music, movies, magazines, newspapers, reference books, and Spanish language materials. The library also provides small telescopes for checkout. Several online databases provide patrons access to digital content such as eBooks and magazines.
 
PUBLIC COMPUTERS
 
Public computers with Internet access and word processing programs are available. A library card grants access to a public computer and nonresident visitors may request a visitor pass with government-issued photo identification. Young people under age 17 need a parent or legal guardian to authorize their use of the public computers. Printing from computers is available for .10 cents for black and white prints or .50 cents for color prints.
 
USING THE LIBRARY
 
Residents of Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson counties are eligible for a free library card with presentation of required identification. Nonresidents may purchase a library card for a 12-month or 3-month period. Those under 17 need a parent or legal guardian to be present and to sign their registration application, accepting responsibility for the use of the minor child's card. Patrons agree to notify the library of changes in their contact information or if their card is lost or stolen. A replacement card may be issued for $1.00.
 
RETURNS
 
Returns can be made inside the library at the Checkout Desk during open hours, or at the outside book drop located off 2nd Street when the library is closed.
 
REFERENCE ASSISTANCE
 
Expert library staff stand ready to assist patrons with informational questions, with reading suggestions, and with training to help patrons learn how to use online resources and download eBooks or audiobooks. Patrons are encouraged to request assistance at the Checkout Desk or by calling 541-447-7978 during open hours.

INTERLIBRARY LOANS
 
Patrons may request an item not held in the library catalog by speaking with a staff person at the Checkout Desk, or by calling 541-447-7978 during open hours.
 
COPIES
 
Photocopies are $.10 each for black and white, $.50 each for color.
 
PAPERBACK EXCHANGE
 
Located in the foyer near the North Entrance, this service provides a self-serve free exchange of paperbacks for users to donate items in exchange for those they select.
 
MEETING ROOMS
 
There are two meeting rooms available for use by community members or groups. The Broughton Room is a large multi-purpose room for up to 120 people with a projection screen and a kitchenette; the Juniper Room is a conference room with a seating capacity of 15. 
 
MEETINGS
 
The Library Board of Trustees meets on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in the library's Juniper Room. The public is welcome to attend.
 
The Friends of the Crook County Library board meets on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in the library's Juniper Room.
 
    

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