Arts and culture

Josephine Community Library celebrates art and culture with books —  and that’s only the start. Explore art and culture through our online collections, where you’ll find resources for fine arts and music, hospitality and tourism, pop culture, and so much more.

Adult craft kit

Monthly craft kits for adults age 18+ are available at all four branches while supplies last. The January craft kit includes all the materials needed to make a keepsake pocket booklet. Get bonus recipe cards from library volunteers and staff to keep inside.

January paper folding project


Get making with Creativebug! All ages can find projects for every occasion and thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.


Grants Pass Museum of Art

Visit Grants Pass Museum of Art for local music, poetry, and art. In partnership with Josephine Community Library, the art museum brings art lovers together at the library for informational and interactive programs throughout each year.

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Oregon Humanities

Oregon Humanities is committed to bringing people together across differences. Online, readers can access published essays, photographs, films, and audio recordings that explore the experiences of Oregonians.

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Library resources

Fine Arts
The Fine Arts collection contains scholarly journals and articles for in-depth research of music, art history, drama, and filmmaking. Search Fine Arts
Pop Culture Studies
The Pop Culture Studies database has journals and magazines analyzing various aspects of pop culture, including social science, history, art, and liberal arts. Search Pop Culture Studies
Hospitality and Tourism
The Hospitality and Tourism database contains articles covering cultural and economic aspects of tourism, travel guides, and current affairs related to the industry. Search Hospitality and Tourism

Virtual museum tours

British Museum: The Museum of the World
The Museum of the World is interactive through time, continents, and culture featuring some of the most fascinating objects in human history. Jump back in time to explore objects from across diverse cultures and listen to British Museum curators share their insight. Visit British Museum
Guggenheim Museum
Take a virtual tour of exhibits from the Guggenheim Museum located in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. Visit the Guggenheim Museum
National Gallery of Art
Take a virtual tour of exhibits from the National Gallery of Art located in the nation’s capital. Visit the National Gallery of Art
Uffizi Gallery
Take a virtual tour of exhibits on display at the Uffizi Gallery located in Florence, Italy. Visit Uffizi Gallery

Library of Things

Check out cameras, crafting and sewing machines, guitars, and more from the Library of Things.

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