From the Director

The library budgeting process

BY KATE LASKY ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GRANTS PASS DAILY COURIER | April 2024 It’s budget season!  That means the library is in the process of building next year’s budget….

The library by the numbers

by Kate Lasky Originally published in the Grants Pass Daily Courier | March 2024 What’s happening at the library? In one word — growth. This past year, our library experienced…

The rebirth of Williams library

by Kate Lasky Originally published in the Grants Pass Daily Courier | November 2023 In the heart of Southern Oregon, a literary phoenix has risen from the ashes. The Williams…

Libraries bridge the digital divide

by Kate Lasky Originally published in the Grants Pass Daily Courier | October 2023 “Why do we need libraries when we have the internet?” I’m often asked this question. I’ve…

The life of a library book

by Kate Lasky Originally published in the Grants Pass Daily Courier | September 2023 Every day, more than 10,000 library books are circulating throughout homes in Josephine County. The four…

Complaints and compliments

by Kate Lasky Originally published in the Grants Pass Daily Courier | July 2023 Beyond fostering a love for reading and promoting knowledge, our local public library is a community…