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…

Library survey confirms need for new books and buildings

Results from Josephine Community Library District end-of-year survey Results of the annual library survey distributed in November reveal the public’s ongoing interest in print books and newer, better facilities. “When the library district passed in May 2017, we knew voters wanted more hours, better books, and stable funding,” said Kate Lasky, library director. “What we…

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 Grants Pass branch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 13. In an effort to make space on the shelves for new materials, the library…

Oregon Poetry Association to host last poetry workshop of the year

Library partnership brings series of poetry workshops to Grants Pass In the spirit of all things traditional, the community is invited to explore time-honored forms of poetry at “Poetry Alive: Tradition! Tradition!” from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 22 in the bookstore at the Grants Pass branch. “Tradition! Tradition!” is the last in…

Library recruits for budget committee members

Community members are invited to apply for a three-year term Josephine Community Library District (JCLD) is seeking two community members to fill three-year Budget Committee seats by January 11, 2019. Residents who reside in the library district are eligible to apply for the two positions. Applications are due by January 11, 2019 by 12:00pm PST.…