Adult programs

Read Beyond the Beaten Path

Library offers free Summer Reading Program for all ages Josephine Community Library invites the community to join the 2022 Summer Reading Program from June 17 through August 13 with activities, in-person weekly crafts, and prizes for all ages. The theme for this year’s Summer Reading Program is “Read Beyond the Beaten Path.” Participants can track…

Emergency Preparedness for Your Family and Neighborhood

Library offers emergency preparedness training in Grants Pass Josephine Community Library invites community members to learn how to prepare for emergencies such as earthquakes and wildfires from 12–1 pm on Saturday, May 21 at the Grants Pass branch, 200 NW C Street. During this program, Josephine County Emergency Management will explain the Cascadia Subduction Zone…

Freedom: A History of US

Public library hosts exhibition from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History The Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library is hosting “Freedom: A History of US,” a national traveling panel exhibition organized by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, on display during the month of May 2022. “Freedom: A History of US” invites…

Consider This: Intellectual Freedom in America

Library offers two programs sponsored by Oregon Humanities Josephine Community Library invites the community to join a series of two programs titled “Consider This: Intellectual Freedom in America” presented by librarian and scholar Dr. Carrie Gardner on April 23 and April 30 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm offered virtually and at the Grants Pass…

Library to host free program with local poets

Community members are invited to join Lisa Baldwin and Diana Coogle for a poetry workshop The community is invited to a free poetry program called “Something About Poetry: A Community of Poets” from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 in the Ben Bones meeting room at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community…

Everyday Civics

Library offers free community civics program for all ages March, April, May Josephine Community Library invites the community to join Everyday Civics, a program providing opportunities to engage people in community civic life through simple activities for all ages throughout the months of March, April, and May. Participants can earn raffle tickets for prizes including…

Consider This: Journalism, Democracy, and the Informed Citizen

Library offers three programs in March sponsored by Oregon Humanities Josephine Community Library invites the community to join a series of three programs titled Consider This: Journalism, Democracy, and the Informed Citizen facilitated by policy researcher and former president of Charlton Research Company, Charles F. Rund on March 3, 10, and 17 from 6 pm…

Public library presents series of Oregon author talks

Authors include Jessica Mehta, Nancy Lane, Fonda Lee, and Terence Emmons Josephine Community Library invites adults and teens to a virtual series celebrating Oregon authors during the month of November. During each session, participants can enjoy excerpts from the published works of authors including Jessica Mehta, Nancy Lane, Fonda Lee, and Terence Emmons. Each author…

Public library offers free amateur radio courses to adults and teens

Josephine Community Library invites adults and teens to take a free series of virtual amateur radio courses facilitated by local enthusiast and member of the Southern Oregon Amateur Radio Club, Joe Stodola, during the month of November. The first five courses will teach participants everything they need to know to test for the amateur radio…