News from the Grand County Public Library

Library News: June 2017
Build a Habitat for Native Pollinators

Saturday, June 3

9 AM in the Library Courtyard

Summer reading kick off event for adults & teens!!

Build a better world! Join in for a fun and hands-on morning creating shelter for native bees. Learn how to build a habitat for our native pollinators using locally available materials. Participants will create their own bee shelter to take home and a bee hotel to install in the library's landscaping.  Find out all the details.

Presented in partnership with Resiliency Hub. 
Thursday, June 1, 7:00 PM
Castle Valley Library

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. - IMDb

The film is 111 minutes long and rated PG-13.

Watch a trailer!

Visit the library's website for information on more upcoming events.
Utah Film Circuit: Moab

Free Screening
Thursday, June 15
7:00 PM in Star Hall
A 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl battles to become the first female in 12 generations to become an eagle hunter.  The film is 87 minutes long and rated G.

Official Selection: 2016 Sundance Film Festival

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

Tired of watching kids have all the fun with summer reading? We've got something for you!

Earn tickets for reading or listening to books, writing book reviews, and/or reading to kids. 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! 
Library Late Opening Notice        

Due to staff training, the library will open at 1 PM on Thursday, June 29.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Second Wednesday Book Club

Wednesday, June 14, 6:00 PM
Library Board Room 

June's selection is The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky.  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, June 30, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library 

June's selection is The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat.  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
 Kick Off Party - May 31 @ Star Hall 
Mr. Kneel 
Come in to get your Reading Log!!

Learn more about kids summer reading 

Kids Summer Reading Events - 2017


Grand County Public Library Staff
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