Library COVID-19 Access & FAQs

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Yellow Risk Phase Access

Jackson Main Library hours:
MON-FRI 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 

SAT 1-5:00 p.m.
SUN 1-5:00 PM (item pickup only)
The library closes for cleaning MON-FRI, 11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 2:45-3:00 p.m

Main Wing & Youth Wing close 15 minutes prior to closing every day, but Lobby Pickup is open until closing.
Face coverings are required inside the building, except those with health restrictions and children under two. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
One visit per day, please!
Walk-ins welcome; capacity issues may arise in the Youth Wing, so you may make a reservation here (not required).
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.

Two meeting rooms are available, call (307)733-2164, option 2 to make a reservation.

Alta Branch hours:
TUE-THUR 12-6:00 p.m. and FRI-SAT 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Phone: 307-353-2505. Email:

Building capacity is 10, make a reservation during busier times.
The library closes for cleaning TUE-THUR 2:45-3:00 p.m. and FRI-SAT 12:45-1:00 p.m.

Answers to FAQs:

  • Smaller 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.
  • Our free Wi-Fi is active and available outside the building, 24/7.
  • Interlibrary Loans are available at no charge, get details here.
  • When you return an item, it gets quarantined for 24 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!