Amazon “Buy It Now”

Our library catalog offers the option to “Buy It Now” — an amazingly simple way to support your local library! You can purchase ANY item on Amazon and if you use the special Buy It Now link to Amazon, a percentage of your purchase will go back to the library. Just click this button and shop as you normally would.

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Or, bookmark the link in your browser and use it to shop on Amazon anytime, automatically donating a portion of your proceeds to Jackson District Library.

See how to Buy It Now directly in the catalog

  1. While browsing the catalog you will see a Buy It Now Button button.
  2. Click the button and look over the Buy It Now disclaimer before you
    Select what you want to purchase…
  3. After you find the item you want, and checkout as normal. add-to-cart-button


Give Directly to Your Library

Your gift to the Jackson District Library could provide funding for children, teen or adult programs, genealogy or local history, books, audio books, an author visit, branch improvement, or many of our literacy programs.

You can also give a gift to your library to honor someone special or as a memorial gift.

If you would prefer to mail your donation we can send you a form. Please contact the library’s administrative secretary by email or phone, (517) 788-4099 ext. 1308.

Any size gift is welcome.

If you are interested in naming the Jackson District Library in your trust or will please contact our Administrative Office, 517-788-4099 ext. 1308.

Thank you for your gift to the Jackson District Library!

The Jackson District Library has tax exempt status as recognized under Internal Revenue Code section 501 (c) (3). All donations are tax exempt to the full extent as provided by the law.

Join the Friends of The Jackson District Library

The Friends of the Jackson District Library are a determined group of library lovers and users. We want you to help expand the Library’s support and impact – in your neighborhood and throughout Jackson County – by becoming a member now.

To join, contact your local library branch or email the Public Services Administrator from the Contact Us page.

See the Friends page for more.

Library Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering at JDL please download a volunteer application or pick one up from the Administration Building, located at 290 West Michigan Avenue. Administration is one building west of the Carnegie library.

We will check our current need to see if there is a fit and need given the background and the nature of the volunteer work-request (i.e., school requirement, community service, etc.) and the time-frame needed for the work.