Free bookish fun for everyone

Read the October 23, 2015 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include Readapalooza this weekend, the Graphic Novel Workshop, Friends of the Library Holiday Bazaar, new nonfiction books, and more going on at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

Library and WorkSource Oregon partner on NCRC test

Josephine Community Libraries is partnering with WorkSource Oregon to provided expanded opportunities for job-seekers to add an important national credential to their resumes, the National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC). Beginning Monday, October 19, 2015 and running through January 25, 2016, the NCRC will be available to test-takers every Monday at 8 am at the Grants…

A pinch of spice

Partnerships are the secret ingredient of our library. Like the way sugar makes a cookie taste good, but cinnamon and sugar makes a cookie taste like heaven — libraries are great, but pair a library with a school and you can rock the world. From children’s programs to workforce development, a pinch of collaboration has…