Jackson Parish Library Announces Schedule of Events for January

The Jonesboro and Chatham branches of the Jackson Parish Library have announced their schedule of children and adult events for January. Both Branches will be closed on New Year’s Day, January 1st, 2021 and again on January 18th in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Due to the ongoing concerns of social gathering stemming from the Coronavirus Epidemic there are only three activities planned this month at the Jonesboro branch and none for the Chatham branch but arrangements are in place for at-home activities and programs.

Jonesboro Branch activities            

January 8 – Book signing (3:00pm – 5:00pm)

Local author Bridgett Plunkett will be on hand for the book signing of her debut novel Finn Rogers and the Heart of Elvelon!! Bring your copy or buy one on site for $10.00

January 11 – LifeShare Blood Drive (10:00am – 4:00pm)

To register you can go online to:  https://donor.lifeshare.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedules/219065

or call Joanna Gibson at 318-259-5697.

January 20th (10:00am – 4:00pm) – Brown’s Hearing Market Research Program

Participants can evaluate a new digital hearing instrument. This new digital technology is revolutionary in its ability to provide a natural sound experience within a device that is at the same time comfortable, discreet and easy to use. No registration required.

Chatham Branch activities               

A take home Fitness Class Program is available for check out by calling 318-249-2980

Children programs

Call the Jonesboro branch at 318-259-5697 and speak to Terrye Shackleford to sign up to receive Take Home Art Projects and Surprises. 

Outreach Services     

Monthly personalized delivery of books, audiobooks, magazines and more are available to residents of Jackson Parish, including Nursing Home residents and in-home daycares. 

Traditional Services

Provided at both branches are the ability to check out Music CD’s, Graphic Novels, Books, Audio Books, Genealogy Resources, DVD’s, Magazines and E-books for your tablet/smartphone. Fax services at a $1:00 per page and copy services for pages sized 8.5×11, 8.5×14 and 11×17 at a cost ranging from 15-50 cents per page are also available.

Printing services from your Smartphone or Tablets through a free mobile printing app can be done by sending an email along with attachments to: jpl-jonesboro@printspots.com or jpl-chatham@printspots.com

Jonesboro Branch information:

Address: 614 South Polk Avenue

Phone: 318-259-5697

Fax: 318-259-3374

Hours of operation:  Monday – Friday (8:00am – 5:30pm), Saturday (8:00am – 12:00pm)

Chatham Branch information:

Address: 1500 Pine Street

Phone: 318-249-2980

Fax: 318-249-2981

Hours of operation: Monday-Thursday (8:30am – 6:00pm), Friday & Saturday (8:30am-12:30pm)


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