June 10–August 5Summer Reading Program
Keep your kids reading this summer through the library’s annual Summer Reading Program. The 2023 theme is “Find Your Voice,” sponsored by the State Library of Oregon. Join the kick-off celebration at your preferred branch on June 10 anytime during open hours.
Recommended reading for all ages
A dragon with ADHDSteve Herman
Acting classNick Drnaso
Brazen: rebel ladies who rocked the worldPenelope Bagieu
Christendom: the triumph of a religion, AD 300-1300Peter Heather
deaf not DeafChristian Fusco
Doughnuts and DoomBalazs Lorinczi
Fitz and Cleo get creativeJonathan Stutzman & Heather Fox
Improv NationSam Wasson
Isobel and Her Colores Go to SchoolAlexandra Alessandri
Magic Tree House Hour of the OlympicsMary Pope
Maybe an artist: a graphic memoirLiz Montague
My Family Plays MusicJudy Cox
Old Babes in the Wood: StoriesMargaret Atwood
Playlist: the rebels and revolutionaries of soundJames Rhodes
Scout is Not a Band KidJames Armstrong
This is what it sounds likeSusan Rogers
Viral justiceRuha Benjamin
All ages are invited to join the 2023 Summer Reading Program. Register as an individual reader or use your login information to register multiple family members under the same account.
Summer Meals Program
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Thank you sponsors!
Josephine Community Library and the Grants Pass Daily Courier have partnered to ensure children of all ages continue reading over summer. Each week, look for additional summer reading activities, recommended reading, and opportunities to win prizes in the Sunday edition of the Daily Courier and the Wednesday Country Weekly.
Other sponsors include Josephine Community Library Foundation and the State Library of Oregon.
By supporting the Summer Reading Program, our sponsors are investing in education and literacy in our community for years to come.