July 2019 newsletter

Read the July 19, 2019 issue of the library eNewsletter. Highlights include 40,000 Years of Art History program, Library foundation job opening, Partnership Highlight, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

Library awarded technology grant to update patron computers

Oregon Community Foundation funds part of Library Technology Replacement Project The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) has awarded Josephine Community Library District a $24,000 grant to support the Library Technology Replacement Project. Josephine County Library Foundation is partnering with the library district, the Four Way Community Foundation, and OCF to fund this project to replace dozens…

Fundraising, Food Adventures, and Poetry Alive

Read the November 15, 2018 issue of the library eNewsletter. Highlights include the Josephine County Library Foundation end-of-year fundraising drive, Food Adventures with Blue Zones: Healthy Holiday Cooking, “Turkeys” storytime in Williams, the 2017-18 library annual report, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley,Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

Library seeks input to improve facilities

Community members invited to discussion about current library facilities The community is invited to give input on future improvements to library facilities at a community meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21 in the Ben Bones Room at the Grants Pass branch. The conversation will be led by Penny Hummel Consulting, which…

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.…

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:

A new chapter

Wow, we did it—thanks to the support from library volunteers, donors, patrons, staff, and everyone who voted yes for the library district, we finally have a permanently funded library system. The new library district Board of Directors has been hard at work over the past several months preparing to take the reins of library operations…