Grants Pass Friends of the Library hosts Holiday Bazaar

Community is invited to shop artisan crafts and homemade goods at library The community is invited to shop at the annual Grants Pass Friends of the Library (GPFOL) Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 4 at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library District, 200 NW C Street. This…

Winners announced for Readapalooza Community Read-Aloud

South Middle School student wins $500 for her school library Participants of all ages showed up to the library in costume, well-rehearsed and with props to compete in the 10th Annual Readapalooza Community Read-Aloud on Sunday, October 21. The 1st place prize in the children’s division went to Cindy Craven from South Middle School who…

Library district to take over library operations in January

Grand re-opening in Grants Pass January 24  The Josephine Community Library District (JCLD) is set to take over operations of all four libraries in Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek beginning January 2, 2018. A grand re-opening will be held on Wednesday, January 24 from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Grants Pass branch.…

Free bookish fun for everyone

Read the October 12, 2017 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include Readapalooza Community Read-Aloud, Storytime Celebration, NaNoWriMo, Illinois Valley Pumpkin Party, Friends of the Library Holiday Bazaar, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley,Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

Love your library

Read the February 13, 2017 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include love your library Amazon Wish List, JCLI News video, frequently asked questions about the library district effort, Young Master Gardeners, Alexander Hamilton visits the Grants Pass branch, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

Library fundraising drive in homestretch

Yellow Envelope Drive still needs $26,364 to meet goal As of today, volunteers working to support the libraries in Josephine County raised $148,636. With just two weeks remaining in the year, they still need to bring in $26,364 to reach the goal of $175,000 to stabilize the library budget by December 31st. With no regular…