Plant-based cooking demonstration at the library

Library partners with Blue Zones Project for series of seasonal cooking demonstrations Josephine Community Library has partnered with Blue Zones Project of Grants Pass to offer “Cooking with Dee: Summer Garden Party” to community members from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 in the bookstore of the Grants Pass branch. Participants can sample…

Library offers weekly tech help at all branches

Learn to download e-books, format a resume, edit a photo, and more The library is now offering a range of technology-related assistance every Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at all four branches of Josephine Community Library in Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek. During Friday Tech Time, library staff and volunteers…

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 0.5 percent of our budget; consequently, they have minimal impact on library operations,” said library district Vice President Jennifer Roberts. “However, these fines can have…

Something About Poetry—Margaret Atwood

The community is invited to the third in a series of six bi-monthly free poetry seminars from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 in the bookstore at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library. Facilitated by Oregon Poetry Association past-president Lisa Baldwin, participants will learn about well-known poets through readings and style…

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,…