Something About Poetry—Margaret Atwood

The community is invited to the third in a series of six bi-monthly free poetry seminars from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 in the bookstore at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library. Facilitated by Oregon Poetry Association past-president Lisa Baldwin, participants will learn about well-known poets through readings and style…

Something About Poetry: Joy Harjo

The community is invited to the second in a series of six bi-monthly free poetry seminars from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April13 in the bookstore at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Library. Facilitated by Oregon Poetry Association past-president and Applegate Poet Lisa Baldwin, participants will learn about well-known poets through readings…

We the People: Revisiting the Founding Era

Library partners with national history institution to offer youth programs Youth from grades 3–12 and their families are invited to participate in two programs in the “We the People: Revisiting the Founding Era” program series sponsored by a grant from The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History taking place at the Grants Pass branch of…

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: