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Library launches new website for digital services

Sponsors fund new “online branch” of Josephine Community Library Thanks to generous grants from Oregon Community Foundation and Josephine Community Library Foundation, Josephine Community Library launched a new website to…

Imagine Your Story

Library offers free virtual Summer Reading Program Although the library’s doors are temporarily closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the community is invited to join the free…

e-Library Cards Now Available

how to get your library card online With the libraries closed, you can still use your library card to access thousands of online library resources. If you don’t have a library…

Library closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

All four branches closed Monday, March 16 until further notice In response to the Office of the Governor’s decision to close all Oregon K12 schools statewide, Josephine Community Library (JCL)…

The year in review

If there’s one word to describe 2019, it would be fulfilling. Here’s a smattering of awesomeness from the past year! Book and materials Since the passing of the library district,…

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…

K9 Reading Buddies 10 Year Anniversary

Children’s library hosts celebration of therapy dog program Children and their families are invited to spend some extra time sharing stories with the K9 Reading Buddies therapy dogs from 3–5…

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…

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…

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…

July 2019 newsletter

Read the July 19, 2019 issue of the library eNewsletter. Highlights include 40,000 Years of Art History program, Library foundation job opening, Partnership Highlight, and more happening at the Grants…

June 2019 newsletter

Read the June 20, 2019 issue of the library eNewsletter. Highlights include the Summer Reading Program, Sustainable Gardening Series, Sensational Storytime, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley,…

Sustainable Gardening Series

In partnership with and the Josephine County Master Gardeners™, the Sustainable Gardening series offers adults a chance to learn the basics and the not-so-basics of home gardening from 1 to…

May 2019 newsletter

Read the May 22, 2019 issue of the library eNewsletter. Highlights include Friday Tech Time, Library of Things, teen book club, Something About Poetry, and more happening at the Grants…