Library Access

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Browse, Borrow & Boogie visits

New browsing hours starting SUN, DEC 6!

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

Place a hold on an item through our catalog here. When your hold becomes available, we’ll let you know via email or phone. Come to the main library entrance to pick up your holds or interlibrary loans. Either come into the lobby to claim your materials or call 307-733-2164, option 1, and we'll bring your materials to the cart outside the door. Jackson Main Library: MON-FRI, 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; SAT-SUN 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Contact us by phone and email daily

to help you access our digital materials, help place items on hold, answer your reference questions and find your next best read. If we don’t catch you right away, leave a message and we will call you within an hour.

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.

  • 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.

...and we’re creating some fun content for you.

...answers to commonly-asked questions:

  • Our Virginian Lane book drop is open. Please return any library materials you have checked out--we really want to get those items quarantined and then back in circulation for the community! 
  • Interlibrary Loans are available, get details here.
  • Our selectors will be choosing the latest titles. We love hearing your suggestions. Please email us at with your suggestions.
  • Deep cleaning and sanitizing will occur at the Jackson Main Library and the Alta Branch on a regular basis.

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