Grants Pass Rotary Foundation receives grant to give books to children

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library continues for children in Josephine County The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) has awarded the Grants Pass Rotary Foundation a yearly $20,000 for the next three years to support the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (DPIL) in partnership with Josephine Community Library. In May 2018, the four Rotary clubs in Josephine County teamed…

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…

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,…

Alexander Hamilton at the library

Library hosts Alexander Hamilton exhibit and accompanying programs for children The Grants Pass branch of Josephine Community Libraries is hosting “Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America” from February 10 through March 14. This multi-paneled exhibit developed by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History covers the life and achievements of Alexander Hamilton who…

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…

Community invited to children’s library open house

The community is invited to celebrate the grand re-opening of the newly renovated and reimagined children’s library in Grants Pass on Saturday, May 7 from noon to 4 pm, at 200 NW C Street during an open house featuring a special storytime, craft activities, and snacks. “We cannot wait to share the new children’s library…