May 2019 newsletter

Read the May 22, 2019 issue of the library eNewsletter. Highlights include Friday Tech Time, Library of Things, teen book club, Something About Poetry, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley,Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

Fine free for children and teens

Effective June 1, 2019 Josephine Community Library will no longer charge fines on children and teen items, and existing fines will be waived. “Historically, overdue fines amount to less than 0.5 percent of our budget; consequently, they have minimal impact on library operations,” said library district Vice President Jennifer Roberts. “However, these fines can have…

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…

Readapalooza, banned books, and chess club

Read the September 15, 2017 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include Back to School Fine Amnesty, Readapalooza Community Read-Aloud, Banned Books Week, Williams Chess Club, Storytime at the Wolf Creek branch, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

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…

New programs for the whole family

Read the September 16, 2016 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include Bilingual Storytime, “Fine Amnesty” video, “This Place” Conversation Project, Readapalooza weekend, Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives program, new nonfiction books now available, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

Back to school at the library

Read the August 24, 2016 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include the Summer Reading Program, “Information Desk” JCLI News video,”How to use library e-books” presentation, Back to School Fine Amnesty, Bilingual Storytime, new fiction books now available, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley,Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.