Library COVID-19 Access & FAQs

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Browse, Borrow & Boogie visits

Reservations & Walk-ins
Main Library: MON-FRI 9:30 a.m.-6:15 p.m. and SAT 1:00-4:45 p.m.

Alta:TUE-THUR 12-6:00 p.m. and FRI-SAT 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Visits last up to 45 minutes. The last time slot of the day concludes 15 minutes before closing.
Make a reservation here. Walk-ins also welcome during browsing hours if there is space available.

Curbside & self-service materials pickup daily

Contact us by phone and email daily

Jackson Main Library: 
MON-FRI 9:30 am-6:30 pm; SAT-SUN 1:00 pm-5:00 pm.
For curbside holds and interlibrary loan pickup, call 307-733-2164, option 1.
For reference and Adult Services, call 307-733-2164, option 2.
For the Youth Desk, call 307-733-2164, option 3.

Email: for Circulation, for Adult Services and for Youth Services.
Alta Branch: TUE-THUR 12:00-6:00 p.m., FRI-SAT 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Phone: 307-353-2505. Email:

Our free Wi-Fi is active and available outside the building, 24/7. is open 24/7 for digital content.

  • We’ve increased the checkout limits for Hoopla e-books, e-audiobooks, movies and music and Kanopy films. We’re purchasing additional items from Overdrive. Please email us at with digital purchase suggestions for items not currently available through our library.
  • No library card? Call or email us during the hours above and we can help you.
  • Visit to find more about e-books, e-audiobooks, e-music, e-video, e-magazines and e-newspapers.
  • Ancestry is temporarily allowing outside-the-library access to library card holders.
  • Foundation Directory Online is temporarily allowing outside-the-library access to library card holders.

We’re also creating some online content for you.

Answers to FAQs:

  • Study rooms are not yet available--the air circulation in those rooms is not up to par with the rest of the building.
  • Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Interlibrary Loans are available at no charge, get details here.
  • When you return an item, it gets quarantined for 72 hours before we check it back in; it still shows as checked out to you during that time, but you will not be charged any overdue fines while the quarantining process continues.
  • Our selectors are choosing the latest titles. We love hearing your suggestions. Please email us at with your suggestions.
  • We want you to feel safe in our space! Deep cleaning and sanitizing occurs on a regular basis.

We look forward to seeing you all soon. Stay well!