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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…

April 2019 newsletter

Read the April 12, 2019 issue of the library eNewsletter. Highlights include Dia De Los Niños, Library Foundation Spring Fundraising Drive, Williams Garden Club, E-book Workshop, and more happening at…

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…

Library awarded safety and security grant

Four Way Community Foundation funds part of Library Safety and Security Project The Four Way Community Foundation has awarded Josephine Community Library District a $7,650 grant to support the Library…

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…

Library hosts spring cleaning workshop

Local professional organizer of Efficient Spaces teaches community how to de-clutter Does downsizing years of accumulated possessions seem overwhelming? Community members are invited to join professional organizer Jenny Morin of…

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…

Sharing Our Lives with Animals

Library offers Oregon Humanities Conversation Project Community members are invited to an Oregon Humanities Conversation Project about “Sharing Our Lives with Animals” with Karin Bolender Hart, PhD from 5–6:30 p.m….

Making a More Perfect Union

Library partners with national history institution for adult program at Climate City Brewing Co. Community members are invited to participate in a moderated discussion with facilitator and local author Jennifer…

We the People: Revisiting the Founding Era

Library partners with national history institution to offer youth programs Youth from grades 3–12 and their families are invited to participate in two programs in the “We the People: Revisiting…

Happy New Year from the library!

Read the January 4, 2019 issue of the library eNewsletter. Highlights include annual patron survey results, January storytime in Williams,  E-book Workshop, The Great Book Grab, and more happening at…

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