Who knows? We shall see.

Something terrible happened. On February 23 the Illinois Valley branch of our library system was ransacked and vandalized. When our branch manager and volunteers discovered the children’s library toys thrown out on the lawn and the front door glass broken, they were shocked, heartbroken, and angry that someone could do something so wrong. The vandals…

Community comes together to repair Illinois Valley library

In the days following the break-in to the Illinois Valley branch of Josephine Community Libraries, library staff and volunteers have been working with the Josephine County Commissioners and the Sheriff’s Office to make repairs and investigate the crime. On the morning of Tuesday, February 23, robbers broke in to the Illinois Valley branch, ransacked the…

Robbers break in and ransack Illinois Valley library

On the morning of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, robbers broke in to the Illinois Valley branch of Josephine Community Libraries, Inc. (JCLI), ransacked the building, and stole cash and other items. The Illinois Valley library is located at 209 West Palmer in Cave Junction. The perpetrators cut phone and Internet lines and also destroyed the…