A new chapter

Wow, we did it—thanks to the support from library volunteers, donors, patrons, staff, and everyone who voted yes for the library district, we finally have a permanently funded library system. The new library district Board of Directors has been hard at work over the past several months preparing to take the reins of library operations…

Happy New Year

Read the January 13, 2017 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include Yellow Envelope Drive a success, JCLI News video, How to place a hold, Young Master Gardeners, Sensational Storytime, K9 Reading Buddies, new nonfiction books now available, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

We’re in the homestretch

Read the December 15, 2016 issue of the JCLI eNewsletter. Highlights include “Push the Envelope” JCLI News video, 12 Days of Flash Rewards, La Noche Buena Bilingual Storytime, Sensational Storytime, K9 Reading Buddies, new fiction books now available, and more happening at the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek branches.

Library fundraising drive in homestretch

Yellow Envelope Drive still needs $26,364 to meet goal As of today, volunteers working to support the libraries in Josephine County raised $148,636. With just two weeks remaining in the year, they still need to bring in $26,364 to reach the goal of $175,000 to stabilize the library budget by December 31st. With no regular…

Wild River Pub to benefit Yellow Envelope Drive

The community is invited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Wild River Pub, 533 NE “F” St., on Monday, December 19 from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. with a full day of music, prizes, and specials and 10 percent of the proceeds benefiting the library’s Yellow Envelope Drive. “We are so proud to be a…

Library kicks off annual Yellow Envelope Drive

The annual Yellow Envelope Drive kicked-off on November 16, 2016 with an effort to raise $175,000  by December 31 to keep the libraries open in Grants Pass, Williams, Wolf Creek, and Illinois Valley. Donations can be made using the library’s yellow envelopes inserted into both the Grants Pass Daily Courier and Country Weekly on November…