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…

Plant-based cooking demonstration at the library

Library partners with Blue Zones Project for series of seasonal cooking demonstrations Josephine Community Library has partnered with Blue Zones Project of Grants Pass to offer “Cooking with Dee: Summer Garden Party” to community members from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 in the bookstore of the Grants Pass branch. Participants can sample…

Library offers weekly tech help at all branches

Learn to download e-books, format a resume, edit a photo, and more The library is now offering a range of technology-related assistance every Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at all four branches of Josephine Community Library in Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek. During Friday Tech Time, library staff and volunteers…

Library hosts spring cleaning workshop

Local professional organizer of Efficient Spaces teaches community how to de-clutter Does downsizing years of accumulated possessions seem overwhelming? Community members are invited to join professional organizer Jenny Morin of Efficient Spaces for “Does this stuff make my house look small?” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 in the bookstore at the…

Library offers e-books and audiobooks for all ages

Upcoming workshop to demonstrate e-book and audiobook downloading for all levels Community members are invited to learn how to download free e-books and audiobooks using e-readers and smart phones at the E-Book Workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library District, 200 NW C…