Día de los Niños at the library

Library increases Spanish-language materials through Libros for Oregon The community is invited to browse recently enhanced Spanish-language materials and celebrate the Hispanic culture during Día de los Niños from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library. Community members can checkout Spanish-language books for children, teens,…

Grants Pass Rotary Foundation receives grant to give books to children

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library continues for children in Josephine County The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) has awarded the Grants Pass Rotary Foundation a yearly $20,000 for the next three years to support the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (DPIL) in partnership with Josephine Community Library. In May 2018, the four Rotary clubs in Josephine County teamed…

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…

Library helps children prepare for Kindergarten

Families with children who will be starting Kindergarten in 2019 are invited to take part in the Kindergarten Backpack Program at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library District. Bring children to the children’s library anytime during open hours on Saturdays beginning in September for a fun pre-Kindergarten assessment with activities from counting to…

Children’s new book drive in September

Kelly’s Automotive Service and the Powderhorn Café are partnering to support the children’s libraries of Josephine Community Libraries by collecting new children’s books through September 30. Everyone who drops off a new children’s book to one of the two businesses will be entered to win two standard oil changes from Kelly’s Automotive Service or two…