Adult programs

Customer Service Workshop for new and seasoned volunteers

Curious about what it’s like to volunteer at the library? Join the Customer Service Workshop on Saturday, January 25 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the bookstore at the Grants Pass branch. New and seasoned volunteers will discuss library-specific customer service practices and learn more about different positions throughout the library. Anyone interested in volunteering…

E-book workshop for all levels and devices

Community members are invited to learn how to download free e-books and audiobooks using e-readers and smart phones at the E-Book Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 18 at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library District, 200 NW C Street. Device-specific workshops will be offered throughout the afternoon. Registration is…

Library invites local organizations to join Latinx Interagency Networking Committee

Josephine Community Library District invites representatives from local businesses and organizations who serve the Spanish-speaking population to join the first Latinx Interagency Network Committee (LINC) session hosted in Josephine County from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, January 28 at the Grants Pass branch, 200 NW C Street. During each session participants can expect a…

Much Ado About Writing with Carole T. Beers

The community is invited to the third in a series of bi-monthly writing workshops from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 11 in the bookstore at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library, 200 NW C Street. Each workshop is facilitated by a different local author from Authors Innovative Marketing (A.I.M.) who will…

Library holds haiku contest online

Josephine Community Library will host a haiku poetry-writing contest during the temporary closure of the Grants Pass branch from December 14–26 on social media. Participants can enter for a chance to win a gift basket valued at $200 in the teen division or the adult division. Each gift basket contains items from local businesses and…

Library seeks community input through public survey

Josephine Community Library launched its annual public survey to gain insight to inform future improvements to services due by Friday, November 15 in order to be counted. The anonymous survey takes less than 10 minutes and participants have a chance to enter a raffle to win one of the following prizes: $100 Amazon gift card…

The Great Book Grab POSTPONED to October 6

Due to rain in the forecast, The Great Book Grab at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library has been POSTPONED AGAIN from Sunday, September 29 to Sunday, October 6 from noon to 2 p.m. In an effort to make space on the shelves for new materials, the library is asking community members to…

Great Book Grab postponed

Due to rain in the forecast, The Great Book Grab at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library has been POSTPONED from Sunday, September 22 to Sunday, September 29 from noon to 2 p.m. In an effort to make space on the shelves for new materials, the library is asking community members to give…

The Great Book Grab

Bring a bag. Fill it with books. Keep them for free! The community is invited to grow its at-home book collection during the Great Book Grab at the following branches of Josephine Community Library: Illinois Valley branch, 209 West Palmer Street Saturday, September 21 from noon–2 p.m. Grants Pass branch, 200 NW C Street Sunday,…

Library hosts James Basker book talk

How Antislavery Writers Changed History Josephine Community Library is proud to welcome native son James Basker, renowned scholar, author, and educational leader, for a special afternoon book talk surrounding the theme of “How Antislavery Writers Changed History” from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 22 at the Grants Pass branch. “Antislavery writing was one…