Library offers computers and Internet to high school students during designated hours
Grants Pass and Cave Junction, November 5, 2020 —High school students can take advantage of designated student hours at the Grants Pass and Illinois Valley branches of Josephine Community Library including access to computer stations, highspeed Internet, and onsite tutors for assistance with class assignments.
“The public library is committed to supporting the youth in our community and partnering with schools during these uncertain times,” said Library Director Kate Lasky. “The program will be offered through winter.”
Students can utilize the library during the following times:
- Grants Pass: Monday–Friday, 8 am–12 pm
200 NW C Street, Grants Pass
- Illinois Valley: Mondays and Tuesdays, 10 am–3 pm
209 W Palmer Street, Cave Junction
Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. Participating students can schedule based on their individual needs and with parent consent. For more information and to register, visit josephinelibrary.org/branches/services-during-covid/, email [email protected], or call 541-476-0571.
Student Hours at the Library are available to high school students who are distance learning through the 2020-21 school year.
To ensure proper physical distancing in accordance with the guidelines provided by the governor’s office, there is a maximum capacity of 20 students at the Grants Pass branch and five students at the Illinois Valley branch each day student hours are offered.
This program is made possible by the Rotary Club of Grants Pass and the Cheney Foundation.
Online library services such as instant online library card registration, ebooks, audiobooks, virtual entertainment, and learning tools for all ages are available through the library website. Internet and WiFi remain accessible outside all four library branches 24/7 and laptops and WiFi hotspots are available for checkout. Visit josephinelibrary.org for more information.