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…

‘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…

Purpose Workshop held at the library

Library partners with Blue Zones Project The community is invited to attend a Purpose Workshop from 10 am to 12 noon on Saturday, April 28 in the Ben Bones Room of the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library District, 200 NW C Street. In partnership with the Blue Zones Project, the library will be…

Library board honored with statewide award

The Oregon Library Association presented its 2018 Library Supporter of the Year Award to the Josephine Community Libraries, Inc. Board of Directors at its conference in Eugene on April 20. The Library Supporter of the Year Award is presented for exceptional efforts to support and promote libraries. The association chose to honor Josephine Community Libraries,…

Help plan a new library

A discussion about current library facilities The community is invited to join the Josephine Community Library District for a discussion about current library facilities: what’s working, what isn’t, and what improvements YOU would like to see. Meetings are scheduled for the Illinois Valley and Williams branches to each host discussions specific to their branch, at…