Bookmark Contest Voting has begun!

Click HERE to vote based on the number next to the bookmark on the picture.
Vote for one bookmark in each age group. Please vote no more than once per day.

AGES 6 & under

AGES 7-11

AGES 12 & up

Voting form address:

Summer at the Library

Summer at the Library 2019 is almost here!
We have lots of fun things planned and lots of prizes to give away! See the events calendar and the Reading Challenge information at the links below. See you at the library!
Events begin the last week of May, with school-age camp classes during June.
Reading Challenge begins May 28.

Summer Calendar of events HERE

Summer Reading Challenge information HERE

2019 Bookmark Contest!

Entry forms for our 3rd annual Bookmark Contest are now available!
This year’s theme:  My Universe.
Complete your entry and turn it in at the library by June 8. All ages welcome! Including adults. Pick up a form at the library or print the one below (right click, save to your desktop, print as a PDF).

Bookmark Contest Entry form

National Library Week 2019: Did You Know #4

Did You Know…
JML offers one-on-one technology training?
From the basics of using a computer, to our state-provided databases, to the ins and outs of your smartphone, we can help you figure it out!
We are especially willing to help adults who may feel behind the curve in relation to technology.
Call us (832-2648) to schedule an appointment! Just let us know what you would like to learn about and when you are available.
Please share this information with friends and family who may need a little assistance in the tech arena.

National Library Week 2019: Did You Know #2

Today is “National Library Workers Day!”
Did You Know…
JML has 6 library staff to assist you with your library needs. 👩👩‍🦳🧓👩‍🦱👱‍♂️👩‍🦰
We have a combined total of more than 40 years experience working in libraries including public, academic, and medical.
We include two retirees, a long-time librarian, a college student, a former book store manager, a substitute teacher, a former HR specialist, a former school paraprofessional, a former college athlete, 3 cat owners, a technology wiz, a mom of 5, and a grandma — obviously some fall into more than one category 😉🤪.
We l💜ve our current patrons and are always excited to meet new library users.🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️

National Library Week 2019: Did You Know #1

Did You Know…
Electronic Material usage by Jensen Memorial Library cardholders increased by 20% in 2018?!
Electronic books (Ebooks) and electronic audiobooks can be checked out through the Nebraska Overdrive collection. Items can be accessed on any electronic web-enabled device (smartphones, tablets, computers, ereaders, and more) via the Overdrive, Libby, or Kindle apps or directly through the Overdrive website.
Items can be checked out for 7 to 21 days and will automatically expire after the given checkout period.
All Overdrive items available to JML cardholders are listed on the library’s online catalog. (
If you are not yet using this service but are interested, please contact the library!
Get started at the link below by clicking on the “Overdrive Ebooks” link above (