Oregon Poetry Association to host poetry seminars at library

Partnership brings series of poetry seminars to Grants Pass in 2019 The community is invited to the first in a series of six bi-monthly free poetry seminars from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 23 in the bookstore at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library. Facilitated by Oregon Poetry Association President Lisa…

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 Roberts, Ph.D surrounding the theme of “Making A More Perfect Union” while enjoying a beer from 5–6:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 16 at Climate City…

Grants Pass Rotary Foundation receives grant to give books to children

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library continues for children in Josephine County The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) has awarded the Grants Pass Rotary Foundation a yearly $20,000 for the next three years to support the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (DPIL) in partnership with Josephine Community Library. In May 2018, the four Rotary clubs in Josephine County teamed…

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 the Founding Era” program series sponsored by a grant from The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History taking place at the Grants Pass branch of…

Library to present preliminary ideas for new buildings

Josephine Community Library District invites the public to preview concept drawings for new and remodeled library buildings at 5:30 pm on Thursday, January 31 in the main reading room of the Grants Pass branch. Community members participated in focus groups last spring to address what’s working in our libraries, what isn’t, and what improvements they’d…

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 the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley,Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.