Proposals requested for library Internet project

Josephine Community Library District is taking the first step toward increasing high-speed broadband Internet throughout Josephine County, especially in the rural areas of Illinois Valley and Wolf Creek. The district is seeking proposals from vendors to carry out what the district calls the “Internet Infrastructure Project” expected to start after June 2019. The library district,…

Tell us what you think

Take the library survey for the chance to win one of two $100 gift cards! As a patron of Josephine Community Library District, your help is needed to inform future improvements to the services we provide to the community by taking a survey that’s open until Monday, December 3. In appreciation for your time and…

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 is a book gifting program that mails books to children, ages birth to five, at no cost to families thanks to contributions from individuals and…

Imagination Library and workshops

Read the May 17, 2018 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include the foundation’s spring drive for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the “What Is Cultural Appropriation?” conversation project at the Williams branch, Library2Go eBook workshop, Poetry Alive workshop, Summer Reading Program, new books, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley,Williams, and Wolf Creek…

‘What is Cultural Appropriation?’

Conversation Project to be held at Williams library branch  Issues of cultural appropriation and identity are complicated. Power dynamics influence who benefits from certain cultural experience, and—given the global nature of our world—parts of our individual and cultural identities are shaped by cultures other than our own. How do we make sense of this and…

Download e-books for free

upcoming workshop to demonstrate how to check out library e-books Community members are invited to learn how to download free e-books and audiobooks with their library card at the Library2Go Workshop 1-2:30 pm on Saturday, June 2 in the Ben Bones room of the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library District, 200 NW C…

Young children qualify for a free book each month

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library kicks off May 1 The four Rotary clubs in Josephine County have teamed up with Josephine Community Library District and Josephine County Library Foundation to bring the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to families in our community starting May 1, 2018 Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails…