Residents are asked to bring donations of new and lightly used books for children and teens to the Medford Library Circulation Department through Friday, Dec. 23, for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.

All proceeds and donations will remain in Jackson County to provide toys and books to the children in need.

The goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive citizens. For more information, call 541-774-8679.