GED preparation workshop

Free online tools to prepare for the GED exam available with library card The community is invited to a GED Workshop from 4:30–5:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 18 offered at the Grants Pass branch. Participants will cover how to easily prepare for the GED test, and where and when to take the test. LearningExpress Library…

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…

Monarchs and Milkweeds at the Library

Williams branch offers free family program Families are invited to learn about the biology of monarch butterflies and how to create a pollinator habitat at a free program from 2–3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 30 at the Williams branch located at 20695 Williams Hwy. Participants will learn about specialized pollinator gardens called monarch weigh stations…

Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton

Library hosts Alexander Hamilton exhibit and accompanying program for adults The Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Libraries is hosting “Rediscovering Hamilton” from 6–7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7. Hosted and written by Richard Brookhiser, Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton tells the dramatic story of our least understood founding father. At this free program, 2006 Gilder-Lehrman Oregon History…

“Stone Soup” conversation project

Sometimes the most overlooked objects can offer the most perceptive insights about ourselves and others. The community is invited to join writer and independent scholar Jennifer Roberts from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 3 at the Grants Pass branch as she introduces historical and current recipes and asks, How do recipes work? Why…

Library reschedules “This Place”

Josephine County residents are invited to join the rescheduled free conversation presented by Portland based educator, activist, and arts administrator Paul Susi, titled “This Place” on Saturday, November 19 at 10 a.m. at the Grants Pass branch. This Conversation Project has been rescheduled after the cancellation of the original September program due to overwhelming interest.…

Oregon Hops and Brewing Archive program

Josephine County residents are invited to join Oregon’s only beer librarian, Tiah Edmunson-Morton from 5:30 to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 5 at the Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Libraries. Tiah will present the story of the Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives founded by Oregon State University and the special collection of the late Fred…