Library Ballot Measure Coming this Fall

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Despite being opened for limited hours every week, the four branches of Josephine Community Libraries are seeing increased membership every month. This fall, voters will decide if more funding will be given to help expand service and hours. Triple digit temperatures didn’t stop Josephine Community Library card holders from waiting for … Continue reading »

Josephine County Library Fundraising

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Josephine County community libraries are in a frantic end-of-the-year rush to raise operating money for the rest of the year. The community library receives no funding from the county general fund, so for the last few years has been on its own, seeking grants and donations from families, individuals and businesses. … Continue reading »

OSF, Libraries Receive Government Grants

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Hundreds of thousands of dollars was recently awarded to four organizations in Southern Oregon. The Oregon Cultural Trust Board, an organization that promotes cultural communities across the state, gave the Oregon Shakespeare Festival $35,000. OSF is the largest grant recipient in Southern Oregon. The second highest grant went to the Josephine … Continue reading »