New year, new library

Read the January 10, 2018 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include Frederick Douglass at the library, Book purchase requests, Young Master Gardeners in February, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

New Art Installation at the Illinois Valley Library

Free children’s storytime and art craft during open house The community is invited to celebrate newly installed artwork designed by brother-sister duo Wild Cloud Creative during an open house between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 20 in the children’s library at the Illinois Valley branch of Josephine Community Library District (JCLD), 209…

Frederick Douglass at the library

Grants Pass branch hosts free Frederick Douglass exhibit during month of January The Grants Pass branch is hosting “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass” from January 3 through 31. This multi-paneled exhibit developed by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History explores slavery and abolition through the eyes of one of the most famous…

Building a library that thrives

Read the December 8, 2017 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include Josephine County Library Foundation fundraising drive, Frederick Douglass at the library, New art at the Illinois Valley branch, Library district strategic plan, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek branches. Share this:

New art installations at the Grants Pass branch

Free children’s storytimes and mosaic art craft during open house The community is invited to a special free storytime and mosaic art craft between noon and 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 in the children’s library at the Grants Pass branch in celebration of new grant-funded permanent art installations. Artist Bebe Keith, based in Minnesota,…

Call for artists for children’s library

The library is seeking fine artwork for the children’s library in Grants Pass that communicates a love of reading and appreciation for books through artistic multi-media materials and concept content. In the first half of 2016, with the support of grants and community donors, Josephine Community Libraries renovated the Grants Pass children’s library, modernizing the…

The future is here

This month, Josephine Community Libraries hosted the grand opening of the newly reimagined and renovated children’s library at the Grants Pass branch, just in time for the Summer Reading Program in June. With the help of more than 20 funders, our children’s library is now updated to better serve families in Josephine County. Monies raised…