December 2021—February 2022

What if everyone in Jackson County read the same books?

Rogue Reads builds community through conversation by encouraging everyone in Jackson County to read and discuss the same books. This three-month program features discussions and programs on titles related to the themes of indigeneity, reciprocity, culture, and community. Look forward to engaging programs, book giveaways, and best of all: a live, virtual author talk with Braiding Sweetgrass author Robin Wall Kimmerer in February!  

Rogue Reads is an annual celebration of literature and community in our region, made possible with support from the Jackson County Library Foundation, Jefferson Public Radio, 107.5 KISS FM, and 106.3 FM The Valley. 

Read the Books:

Book Club Bags:

Discussion Guides:

Activity Kits:

Track your progress and win prizes!

Virtual Author Talk with Robin Wall Kimmerer

photo by Dale Kakkak

Join the Library for a live, virtual author talk with Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Submit your questions for Robin Wall Kimmerer to 

Rogue Reads Bingo

It’s time to play bingo! JCLS has created a bingo-style card in which each square directs you either to a library program or service or to an activity related to our Rogue Reads book selections. Grab a card to learn more about what the library has to offer and deepen your participation in our community reading project. When you get five squares in a row you can redeem your bingo card for a cool, custom sticker.

Pick up a Bingo card at any JCLS library branch during open hours (or download one below and print it). Cards and prizes available while supplies last.

Rogue Reads Sponsors

This program is made possible with generous support from our sponsors:

Jackson County Library Foundation


The Valley

Jefferson Public Radio