Children’s new book drive in September

Kelly’s Automotive Service and the Powderhorn Café are partnering to support the children’s libraries of Josephine Community Libraries by collecting new children’s books through September 30. Everyone who drops off a new children’s book to one of the two businesses will be entered to win two standard oil changes from Kelly’s Automotive Service or two…

Video: JCLI News April 2016

View the April 2016 edition of the JCLI News video from the JCLI News crew. This month the focus is on Cow Scrabble. Subscribe to the JCLI YouTube channel and see more about what your library has to offer you today.

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…

Illinois Valley library overwhelmed with support after break-in

From Washington to Virginia and cities all over Oregon, an overwhelming amount of support has come in to help with repairs for the Illinois Valley branch of Josephine Community Libraries, Inc. (JCLI) that was burglarized last week. On the morning of February 23, 2016, robbers broke in to the Illinois Valley branch, ransacked the building,…