Ninth annual Readapalooza Celebration

Library hosts free bookish fun for everyone Come celebrate reading, books, and community during Readapalooza on October 21 and 22 at the Grants Pass branch. The weekend is filled with activities for all ages including the Storytime Celebration, the Plot Planning Party for National Novel Writing Month in November, and the Community Read-Aloud for all…

Pages for all ages

The first time I visited our library was in 2009 during the inaugural Page One read-off on November 15. The library had been reopened for almost a year, so the community was celebrating more than books and reading. Founding members were celebrating the gift of an open library. About 90 people flooded the library that…

Readapalooza: free bookish fun for everyone

Come celebrate reading, books, and community on October 24 and 25, 2015, in Grants Pass during Readapalooza hosted by Josephine Community Libraries. The weekend is filled with activities for all ages including the Storytime Celebration, the Plot Planning Party for National Novel Writing Month in November, and the Community Read-Aloud for all ages at the…

Readapalooza Community Read Aloud event a big success

The culmination of the Josephine Community Libraries Readapalooza weekend of activities wrapped up today with the Community Read Aloud. Emceed by KAJO/KLDR Jeanette Stark, eighteen children participated by reading a two-minute passage from a favorite book to a crowd of 78 audience members. This year’s winner of the People’s Choice Award was Adelai Sanborn of…