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 Efficient Spaces for “Does this stuff make my house look small?” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 in the bookstore at the…

Library offers e-books and audiobooks for all ages

Upcoming workshop to demonstrate e-book and audiobook downloading for all levels Community members are invited to learn how to download free e-books and audiobooks using e-readers and smart phones at the E-Book Workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library District, 200 NW C…

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 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library. Community members can checkout Spanish-language books for children, teens,…

Something About Poetry: Joy Harjo

The community is invited to the second in a series of six bi-monthly free poetry seminars from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April13 in the bookstore at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library. Facilitated by Oregon Poetry Association past-president and Applegate Poet Lisa Baldwin, participants will learn about well-known poets through readings…

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 is invited to grow its at-home book collection during The Great Book Grab at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library from noon to…

Healthy cooking demonstration at the library

The community is invited to attend “Cooking with Dee: Springtime Fun Time” from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 in the bookstore of the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library, 200 NW C Street. Community members can sample food at each demonstration and leave with simple, healthy recipes to get started on…

Library director receives Library Journal Movers and Shakers award for community building

Josephine Community Library Director Kate Lasky received the Library Journal 2019 “Movers and Shakers” award for community building among a cohort of 50 international award winners in the categories of change agents, advocates, educators, digital developers, and innovators. Since 2002, the Library Journal has honored librarians who have offered distinctive contributions to the field and…