Library

The Joseph City Library

Location

The Joseph Public Library is located next to City Hall just off Main Street in Joseph at 201 North Main Street.

Library Hours

  • Tuesday - Thursday 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Friday - 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday - 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Sunday & Monday - Closed

Collections & Services

The library is a vital part of our community, offering valuable services accessible to everyone for free, including:

  • Free WIFI, new laptops and desktop computers, plus wireless printer access.
  • Books, including new fiction and nonfiction, videos, newspapers and magazines.
  • Children’s room with beanbags and games plus a Summer Reading Program.
  • Local historical references and material.
  • Free Interlibrary Loan.

The library is a member of the Sage Library System, a consortium of 74 libraries across eastern Oregon. Patrons may borrow materials through this interlibrary loan program spanning millions of items. Materials are delivered twice a week, and generally take a week to arrive. Patrons simply log into their library account using their card barcode number and 4-digit passcode.

Sage Library System

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Library to Go

Find and open your library’s digital collection by going to your app store and downloading the following free app:

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Click here for a step-by-step guide: Library2Go Instructions

Online Libraries

Library2Go and Libby is another easy way to access more library materials online.

  1. Find and open your library’s digital collection by going to your app store and downloading the following free app:

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  2. Type in Oregon Digital Library Consortium.

  3. “Sign In With My Card.”

  4. Choose from the drop-down menu “LEO Listens – Libraries of Eastern Oregon.”

  5.  Log in with your library card barcode and 4-digit passcode. For help, call Eric at the library, or visit: https://help.libbyapp.com/en-us/index.htm


Contact Information

Librarian - Eric Shoudel
Phone: (541) 432-0141
Email: joseph97846@hotmail.com


Joseph Public Library Board

The library is administered by the Joseph City Library Board consisting of up to seven Joseph citizens. Typically, the Board meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the library. Minutes of the board meetings are available upon request.

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