To provide educational, recreational, and community resource reading materials to the people in the jail facilities in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Goals of the Jail Library Group (JLG)
- To meet the educational, recreational, and community resource reading needs of the inmates.
- To locate and share useful community resources with inmates that will help them or their families address and solve their needs.
- To educate the volunteers and the local community about issues related to incarceration, poverty, crime, justice, and fairness that are a part of and affect our community, but of which many of us are not aware.
- To improve the criminal justice system by involving the community, through volunteer service, in the process.
- To provide a safe and constructive environment for diverse people to come together, share, and learn from each other.