Back to School Fine Amnesty

Library forgives fines for donations to Food Bank For library patrons who have accumulated overdue fines, paying the total amount can be overwhelming. As a relief and way to support local food banks, the libraries in Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek will offer Back to School Fine Amnesty, accepting nonperishable food items…

Back to School Fine Amnesty

Library forgives fines for donations to Food Bank For library patrons who have accumulated overdue fines, paying the total amount can be overwhelming. As a relief and way to support local food banks, the libraries in Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek will offer Back to School Fine Amnesty, accepting nonperishable food items…

Back to School Fine Amnesty September 6 through 17

For library patrons who have accumulated overdue fines, paying the total amount can be overwhelming. As a relief and way to support the Josephine County Food Bank, the libraries in Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek will offer Back to School Fine Amnesty, accepting nonperishable food items in lieu of cash payments from…

Reading is brain food

The recent success of the First Chapters crowdfund affirms my conviction that our community values education and reading for young children — and, no matter what our politics, we will always come together to provide a better future for our kids. This week, more than 200 supporters raised $40,000 to update the children’s libraries in…

Fine Amnesty runs first two weeks of September

For library patrons who have accumulated long overdue fines, paying the total amount can be overwhelming. As a relief and a way to support the Josephine County Food Bank, the libraries in Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek will offer Back to School Fine Amnesty Days, accepting nonperishable food items in lieu of…