Friday, August 23, 2013

Jackson County libraries: Interview highlights ‘Champion’ status

Kim Wolfe, director of Jackson County Library Services; and Eric Molinsky tech support for the online lending platform Library2Go, were recent guests on Five on 5 at KOBI in Medford.

The discussion focused on JCLS being named a Digital Library Champion for its YouTube video highlighting the Library2Go redesign.

According to Wolfe, 41,000 items can be accessed online.

Wolfe emphasized that Library2Go and other online offerings — the Freegal downloadable music service and Mango language tutorials among them — are in addition to programs and services offered through the physical library.

“Libraries are community centers,” Wllfe said; the online portion is just another way to use library services.

Online services are accessible from

Technical questions about Library2Go can be directed tood An overview of Library2Go is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.

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