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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…

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…

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 of Things

Library offer service that allows items for checkout: devices, educational toys, instruments Josephine Community Library is now lending a spectrum of items, from musical instruments and educational toys to crafting…

Fine free for children and teens

Effective June 1, 2019 Josephine Community Library will no longer charge fines on children and teen items, and existing fines will be waived. “Historically, overdue fines amount to less than…

Día de los Niños at the library

Library increases Spanish-language materials through Libros for Oregon The community is invited to browse recently enhanced Spanish-language materials and celebrate the Hispanic culture during Día de los Niños from noon…

POSTPONED: The Great Book Grab

**Due to rain, this event has been postponed to Sunday, April 28.** We apologize for any inconvenience. Bring a bag. Fill it with books. Keep them for free! The community…

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 Grants Pass…

Back to School Fine Amnesty

Library forgives fines for donations to Food Bank For library patrons who have accumulated overdue fines, paying the total amount can be overwhelming. As a relief and way to support…

Musical Storytime

Storytime featuring live music led by award-winning local author Families are invited to the children’s library at the Grants Pass branch at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25 for a…

Library and Rotary raise $58,000 so far

The library and the four Rotary Clubs in Josephine County have raised $58,000 towards their goal of $200,000 for the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library five-year program. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library…