News from the Grand County Public Library

Library News: July 2017
Castle Valley Lecture
Colorado Plateau Lives Amid Grazing: An Art Show and Discussion 

**Corrected Date: Thursday, August 3, 7:00 PM**   
(We apologize for the mistake in our previous newsletter)

Castle Valley Library

Mary O'Brien, botanist and Utah Forests Program Director for Grand Canyon Trust, will show and describe twelve paintings by colleague and Colorado artist Heidi Snyder.  Mary will discuss the ecological story of each painting.

7:00 - 7:15 pm - View the Paintings
7:15 - 8:00 pm - Twelve Paintings, Twelve Stories
8:00 - 8:30 pm - Discussion
Utah Film Circuit: Moab

Free Screening
Thursday, July 20
7:00 PM in Star Hall
Independent journalists expose government lies and corporate deception, inspired by the legendary journalist I.F. Stone.  The film is 91 minutes long and not rated.

Official Selection: 2016 Toronto International Film Festival

Stay for a post-film Q&A with director Alfred Peabody via Skype.

Watch a trailer.


Shown in partnership with the Utah Film Center.  Utah Film Circuit screenings are made possible by Zions Bank, My Good Fund, and the Moab Sun News.

More upcoming Film Circuit screenings 
Summer Reading for Adults & Teens!   

May 31 - September 13
Your chance to win prizes for reading! 

Earn tickets for reading or listening to books, writing book reviews, and/or reading to kids (they don't even need to be library books). Use your tickets to enter prize drawings. 
Discover how it works

Register to participate and we'll give you
a coupon for a free ice cream cone, cupcake, soda, or discounted coffee (while supplies last). Thank you to Crystal's Cakes and Cones, Lop's Pop Stop, and Wicked Brew for donating coupons!

You can participate online too!
Register | Claim tickets for reading
Share a book review | Bonus activity sheet 
Library Closed        

The library will be closed Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day and Monday, July 24 for Pioneer Day.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Second Wednesday Book Club

Wednesday, July 12, 6:00 PM
Library Board Room 

July's selection is Dead Run by Dan Schultz.  Copies are available for checkout in the library. 
Kindles with the ebook version pre-loaded are also available for checkout!  New participants are always welcome.

More upcoming book club picks 
Castle Valley Book Group

Friday, July 28, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library 

July's selection is West with the Night by Beryl Markham.  New participants are always welcome!

The Castle Valley Library is located in the Castle Valley Community Center and is staffed Tuesdays 9AM - 1PM, Wednesday 12PM - 4PM, Friday 1PM - 5PM. 
Free Audiobooks from AudioFile

Visit  to learn more and start listening today!
2017 Kids Summer Reading

Come see our Chain of Kindness grow! 

Kids Summer Reading Schedule

Upcoming Summer Reading Events

Wednesday, July 5, 1:30 PM - Lego Movie

**Thursday, July 13, 3:00 PM** - Rocky Mountain Puppet Show

Wednesday, July 19, 1:30 PM - Build a Better Rocket

Wednesday, July 26, 1:30 PM - Build a Better Universe

View the full schedule of events


Grand County Public Library Staff

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