News from the Grand County Public Library

Library News: March 2017
Create Your Future Library!  

Community Survey
Now through March 25

Complete the Grand County Public Library community survey for a chance to WIN!!

Anyone that completes a survey can enter to win a Kindle Fire.  
Castle Valley Lecture
Fishes of the Colorado River

Thursday, March 2, 7:00 PM
Castle Valley Library

Presented by Chris Michaud, Fisheries Biologist with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
A general introduction to the endangered fishes of the Colorado River, ongoing research along the Colorado River corridor, management actions taken and their effects.  

Visit the library's website for information on more upcoming events.
Panel Discussion Series:
Sustainable Communities

Thursday, March 9, 6:30 PM
Library Large Meeting Room

Join local and regional permaculturalists for a conversation on what it means to apply the principles, ethics and practice of permaculture to one's personal and professional life.  Panelists include: Joel Glanzberg, Founder of Pattern Mind; Jeremy Lynch, Resiliency Hub; Jeff Adams, Canyonlands Watershed Council; and Ali Fuller, Sister Root Medicinals.  The discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Roslynn Brain.
Presented in partnership with Community Rebuilds. 
Utah Film Circuit: Moab

Free Screening
Thursday, March 16
7:00 PM in Star Hall
A barmaid in a Welsh mining village convinces her friends to pool their resources to take on the elite "sport of kings" and breed a racehorse.  The film is 85 minutes long and not rated.

Winner: Audience Award World Cinema Documentary - 2015 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 
Theme: Reality Check

Tuesday, March 28, 12:00 PM
Library Large Meeting Room

Bring your own lunch and join us for a TED inspired lunch hour!
Over lunch, we will watch recorded TED talks related to the theme Reality Check.

Light refreshments will also be provided.

TED is an organization devoted to spreading ideas.  The library is proud to host independently organized TEDx events.  For more information about TED visit their website at  
Second Wednesday Book Club

Wednesday, March 8, 6:00 PM
Library Board Room 

March's selection is The Autistic Brain by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek.  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, March 31, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library 

March's selection is Hillbilly Elegy  by J. D. Vance.  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. 
Preschool STEAM Play Program        

Fridays 10:30 - 11:15 AM
Starting March 10
Preregistration Required

Learning through play about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math - STEAM!!
Free five class series for 3 to 5 year-olds.
For more info visit our WonderWorks webpage!

Call 435-259-1111 ext. 16 to preregister. 

"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist" - Carl Sagan 
March 2, 1904
Need a little help?  
The library is a great place to get some homework help!  We can set you up on a computer or help you with other materials. 


Grand County Public Library Staff
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