Read beyond the beaten pathSummer Reading Program

From June through August, venture along this summer’s reading adventure through the Summer Reading Program — this year’s theme is “Read beyond the beaten path.”

Read and explore beyond the beaten path through the public library’s Summer Reading Program! Every week from June 17 through August 13 new camp themes will be released along with coloring pages, activities, crafts, and bookish fun for everyone. Look for updates each week in the Sunday edition of the Grants Pass Daily Courier and Wednesday’s Country Weekly.

Unlock your summer reading adventure!

Each week, unlock new camp themes, activities, recommended reading, crafts, programs, and so much more for all ages.
SRP Week 1 performing arts

Performing Arts Camp

June 17 – June 25

SRP Week 2 sci fi

Sci-Fi Camp

June 26 – July 2

SRP Week 3 nature

Nature Camp

July 3 – July 9

SRP Week 4 sports

Sports Camp

July 10 – July 16

SRP Week 5 fantasy

Fantasy Camp

July 17 – July 23

SRP Week 6 arts crafts

Arts & Crafts Camp

July 24 – July 30

SRP Week 7 mystery

Mystery Camp

July 31 – August 6

SRP Week 8 cooking

Cooking Camp

August 7 – August 13

Oregon Summer Meals Program

Food, friends, and fun! The Oregon Summer Meals Program offers free meals and snacks to ALL kids 1-18. Community summer meal programs are open to all families without paperwork, income verification, and regardless of immigration status. To receive a meal, kids can just drop in during a site’s designated meal times.

Thank you sponsors!

Josephine Community Library and the Grants Pass Daily Courier have partnered to ensure children of all ages continue reading over summer. Each week, look for additional summer reading activities, recommended reading, and opportunities to win prizes in the Sunday edition of the Daily Courier and the Wednesday Country Weekly. By supporting the Summer Reading Program, our sponsors are investing in education and literacy in our community for years to come.

Sponsors include Evergreen Bank, AllCare Health, Hill Dentistry, Susie Matney — J.L. Scott, Sara Reichers DDS, Robinson Orthodontics, All Star Towing, Shamrock Plumbing, Oregon Books & Games, ReMax Integrity — Robin Lasky, Rogue Law Firm, Cynthia Harelson CPA, and Asante.