Great Book Grab postponed

Due to rain in the forecast, The Great Book Grab at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library has been POSTPONED from Sunday, September 22 to Sunday, September 29 from noon to 2 p.m. In an effort to make space on the shelves for new materials, the library is asking community members to give…

The Great Book Grab

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 following branches of Josephine Community Library: Illinois Valley branch, 209 West Palmer Street Saturday, September 21 from noon–2 p.m. Grants Pass branch, 200 NW C Street Sunday,…

From the Heart: Author Drawings by Rick Bartow

Library hosts Oregon-native Rick Bartow traveling art exhibit Josephine Community Library is proud to host the “From the Heart: Author Drawings by Rick Bartow” traveling exhibit from Tuesday, September 11, 2019 through the end of October at the Grants Pass branch. In the “From the Heart” traveling exhibit, Newport, Oregon native and internationally recognized artist…

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 theme of “How Antislavery Writers Changed History” from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 22 at the Grants Pass branch. “Antislavery writing was one…

40,000 Years of Art History in 40 Minutes

Library partners with Grants Pass Museum of Art for free program The community is invited to explore thousands of years of art history from major civilizations with the Grants Pass Museum of Art at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 10 at the Grants Pass branch. During this overview, participants will explore a visual representation of…

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 1:45 p.m. the last Saturday of each month at the Grants Pass branch. During each session of the 6-month series, OSU Extension Master Gardeners will…

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 machines and a telescope, without the burden of ownership. This collection, called the Library of Things, gives the community access to items without the burden…