As children, teens and teachers head back to school, we wanted to remind you of the great resources JPL has to offer students and their families!  Check out the links below to learn more about each resource, or to start using them today!

Virtual Resources 

Lessons plans, virtual field trips, worksheets and other resources.


Art and craft video classes for adults and kids, taught by recognized design experts and artists. Topics include fiber and paper arts, jewelry making, sewing and quilting, food, home- the list goes on! Create a free account using your JPL card and enjoy unlimited access to instructional videos, patterns and more! Classes are available for all skill levels, and you can learn a craft at your own pace. New content is added weekly.

Databases for education 

Databases focused on education and testing, such as language learning, computer skills, practice tests, professional development and more.


Streaming service with movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos. Offers a wide variety of content and no waiting. K-12 lessons on a variety of subjects, and extensive lessons on a variety of topics offered through The Great Courses, taught by experts in their fields.

Meeting & Study Rooms 

Meeting Rooms are available free of charge to any non-profit organizations engaged in educational, cultural, intellectual or charitable activities and may be reserved up to 6 months in advance with a limit of 12 reservations per calendar year.

Study Rooms are available on a first-come first-served basis for up to 4 hours per day per user.

Computer Center 

The Library has 27 public use computers, two printers with low cost prints and wireless printing available, and a NEW copy machine! You can also use the Library for scanning and faxing. For the computer lab, library card holding users are provided four hours of computer time for free. Guest users are provided one hour free of charge, with additional hours available for purchase at $1 per hour, up to a total of 4 hours. WIFI is available at the Library 24/7.

The Makerspace

The Library’s Makerspace is a place where users may create, explore, tinker, and discover using a variety of tools and materials.

  • Epilogue Zing Laser Cutter 
  • Ultimaker3 3D Printer 
  • Computers & Software (Adobe Creative Suite, Garage Band, iMovie, etc)
  • Digital Media Conversion 
  • Audio/Visual Equipment 
  • Button Maker 
  • Sewing Machine 
  • Other crafting items