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eBooks  The library is now offering eBooks to library patrons through OverDrive!

Check out an eBook from our growing collection and download them to your device.  If you need help getting started visit the OverDrive help page or talk our library staff.


Choose from thousands of audiobook titles and download them to your device. No waiting! Titles are available no matter how many others are reading (listening to) them! 

  • Download and listen on your computer or laptop
  • Download and transfer to your iPod or other compatible device
  • Use the OneClick mobile app to download directly to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch or Android powered mobile device.


    eCIS Job Resource

    Idaho CIS

    Book Clubs

    The library currently has 2 active book clubs.  Each group member makes a book choice for a specific month and leads that discussion with plenty of input from other group members. No membership fees or registration is required.  Simply read the book and join the discussion.

    Classic Book Club

    This group meets the first Wednesday each month.  As an added bonus, treats are provided. No registration is required

    Contemporary Book Club

    This group meets at the library at 7:00 on the first Monday of each month. 

    Large Print

    Small, Smaller and Smallest!

    Have you noticed the print shrinking in the books you read?  Come peruse our vast selection of Large Print fiction and non-fiction area.  We offer a variety of genres ranging from Christian Fiction the Westerns to Mysteries.

    Talking Books 

    Great resources available for the hearing and visually impaired.

    This is a very popular resource at our library, and new titles are constantly being added or updated. Books are available on CD. Also, if you are unable to read standard printed material, check if you are eligible for the Talking Book Service from the Idaho Commission for Libraries. For more information on the Talking Books and view the requirements for this government program, please visit the Idaho Commission for Libraries webpage here or contact the library at (208) 324-5427.

    Interlibrary Loans

    Our library participates in the Interlibrary Loan system. This system allows patrons to request books that may not be part of our local library system. These books are allowed to be borrowed from other libraries for a 2 week period, patrons are limited to 2 interlibrary loans per month. There is no charge for interlibrary loan however, a $1 donation is greatly appreciated for the postage cost.  

    Test Proctoring

    We provide test proctoring at our Library and all staff is able to proctor all tests. The Library doesn't charge for test proctoring services however, your school may ask you to provide an envelope and pay postage to return the exam to them. Tests can be sent to the Library through the mail. Post paid envelopes to return the test to your school must be provided by the school or the student. You also are able to take an online exam through the internet, passwords and information can be sent to jerpl@ci.jerome.id.us. Call the Library for more information or to make an appointment to take a test.

    Friends of Jerome Public Library

    The Friends  of the Jerome Public Library offer many services that benefit the Library on an annual basis.  They contribute funds for all the programming in the library ranging from Children's Summer Reading to Adult book talks.  Some funds go toward special book projects and programming.  Many of ther funds are patron generated from book donations and the Friends bookstore sales.  The book store is located between the computer area and the adult fiction section.  Among the selection are many new and gently used books that array from the newest James Patterson series to a childrens book from your childhood.  Prices vary from 25 cents to $2.00.

    The Friends also host a bi-annual book/bake sale to promote the library. 

    Application here.


    Spanish Resources

    Habla espanol?

    Ofrecemos una variedad de recursos en español en la Biblioteca Publica de Jerome.  Tenemos una sección  con contenido de libros: no ficción, ficción, libros para niños, jóvenes, y adultos, también tenemos materiales bilingües y artículos audio visual.  Gracias a un otorgamiento de fondos de El Colectivo y Caridades Católicas de Idaho pudimos expander nuestra colección y ofrecer el programa Rosetta Stone en ambos idiomas de Español e Ingles.  Rosetta Stone esta disponible para todos los visitantes, puede pedir más información o hacer una reservación para usar la computadora que tiene el programa llamando al (208) 324-5427.  ¡Vega y visítenos!  

    We offer a variety of Spanish resources at the Jerome Public Library. We have a Spanish library section that contains a variety of books: non-fiction, fiction, children's, young adult, audio visual and bilingual books. Thanks to a recent grant from the local El Collectivo and Catholic Charities of Idaho we were able to expand our collection and offer the software, Rosetta Stone, in both English and Spanish. Rosetta stone software is available for all patrons to use, please check in at the front desk prior to using this program or please call (208) 324-5427 to reserve the Language Learning Center for a specific time. 

    The books that help you most are those which make you think the most. The hardest way of learning is by easy reading: but a great book that comes from a great thinker--it is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and with beauty.

    -Theodore Parker