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Friends of the Jefferson County Library (FoJCL)

The FoJCL, established in the 1990s, exists as a patron advocacy group whose activities include fundraising events, the Twice Read Books room, and financial support for a variety of library programs and purchases. 

FoJCL fundraising supports:

Twice Read Books - a discount book outlet. It is open on Saturdays from 10 AM to 2 PM. (You can also make an appointment to come in and browse).           

Children’s Programs

Grab-N-Go Bags

Adult Programs

Summer Reading Program

Bookmark Contest             

Special purchases of books, audiobooks, and movies, 

Programs, projects, and workshops offered by the Jefferson County Library

Our library staff and volunteers

Physical and online library resources.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Twice Read Books on Saturday from 10  AM to 2 PM. We would love to be open more, so volunteer and help us be more accessible.
  • Madras Saturday Market – FoJCL sets up at the Market every Saturday in May, June, July and August. This is a fun volunteer experience giving away books & library love.
  • FoJCL book sale in October needs lots of helpers – don’t be shy.
  • Book sorting and shelving – Help is always needed here.
  • October National Friends of Libraries Week – A week of activities from displays to community outreach. Your help will be valuable here.
  • Advocate – let your friends and neighbors know what a wonderful & vital Library we have and encourage them to check out the Friends of Jefferson County Library!

Become a member today!



Joan McDonald, President

Melinda Turek, Vice-President

Carol Bodey, Treasurer

Amy Oland, Secretary


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