Traveling through Grants Pass and looking for something fun to do with your kids? Or maybe you are local and need a good weekend activity? Keep reading to find out about Oregon Books and the variety of books and activities it offers to families in Southern Oregon.

As a parent myself, I know it can be challenging to find family friendly activities to do together. But you certainly won't be disappointed if you stop by Oregon Books! They have a wide selection of books, from early childhood to young adult fiction and everything in between. Do your little ones like Amelia Bedelia, Llama Llama, or Pete the Cat? Do you have any budding artists, card game sharks, or puzzle enthusiasts? Do you have any science fiction readers or nature lovers? There truly is something for everyone! There are even books about Oregon history and exploring the outdoors. There are games and activities for young children to adults. And they even have a selection of greeting cards and magnets to choose from.

Oregon books store sign

Oregon Books is a locally owned bookstore. As such, they are very involved in giving back to the community, especially with local schools and partnering with the Josephine County Libraries. They have donated books and hosted fundraisers to benefit the families in Southern Oregon. They regularly host events like author visits, book clubs, and other activities that bring people together. Oregon Books is a strong supporter of local authors and will even showcase their work. If you are looking to support local, a stop by Oregon Books is a must!

Oregon books store door
row of books
brain quest books and activities
Oregon history books
early chapter books
a book case of early chapter books
a display of art supplies
Love Makes a Garden Grow book

As you walk in the store, you are likely to be met by warm and welcoming staff. Are you looking for something specific? Interested in a certain topic but not sure where to start? Don't hesitate to ask! Oregon Books is known for a great atmosphere and staff that are always happy to help you find the book for you. Worried your little ones won't have anything to do while you browse? With the variety of books, toys, and games for little ones there really is something for everyone to see and explore!

mom and dad reading to baby girl
Mom reading an Octopus book to baby girl
dad showing baby girl a book

Oregon Books understands that early literacy is important! There is a big selection of board books, interactive books, and brightly colored characters that are sure to catch your little one's eye. It is never too early to start reading to your baby. And there is so much joy in the discovery of reading books together. Oregon Books can help you start or continue such a special routine in your own family.

mom showing baby girl a puppet book
family reading unicorn book to baby girl
mom kissing baby girl in the middle of rows of books
baby girl smiling while mom holds her

So, whether you are just passing through or a local to Southern Oregon, Oregon Books is a must-visit stop. Come see the selection of books and activities or participate in one of the events. Next time you need something to do as a family or are walking around downtown, stop on by and find something for everyone. You can check out their website and even order some books online at

baby girl looks over dad's shoulder
baby girl laughs up at dad
mom and baby girl smile together
family of 3 sit on the curb by the new mural in Grants Pass

Thanks for reading!