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Library moves forward in Reopening Plan

Volunteers return to library facilities, assisting with behind-the-scenes duties Josephine Community Library moved forward in its Reopening Plan this week, entering Chapter 3 and inviting volunteers to return to all…

Illinois Valley branch closed due to wildfire

Curbside service cancelled in Cave Junction this weekend The Illinois Valley branch of Josephine Community Library will be closed Friday, September 11 and Saturday, September 12, cancelling curbside pickup service…

Stone Soup Storybook Walk

Library partners with Grants Pass businesses for family outdoor reading activity  Josephine Community Library has partnered with downtown Grants Pass businesses to launch its first Storybook Walk throughout the month…

Community Questions

Library launches postcard question campaign to inform future plans Josephine Community Library is asking community members to answer questions on pre-stamped postcards that can be picked up from various locations…

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…