News from the Grand County Public Library

Library News: March 2018
Castle Valley Event:
Cowboy Poetry with Rory Tyler    
Thursday, March 1, 7:00 PM
Castle Valley Library

Join us for an entertaining evening of cowboy poetry in Castle Valley with local poet Rory Tyler.
Utah Film Circuit: Moab

Free Screening
Thursday, March 15, 7:00 PM
Star Hall

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World. - IMDb

The 2017 dramatic film is is 111 minutes long and rated R.
Shown in partnership with the Utah Film Center.  Utah Film Circuit screenings are made possible by the Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission, Zions Bank, My Good Fund, and the Moab Sun News.

More upcoming Film Circuit screenings 
TEDxMoabLibrary Lunch Hour
Tuesday, March 27, 12:00 PM
Moab Library Large Meeting Room 

Bring your own lunch and join us for a TED inspired lunch hour!  
Over lunch we will watch recorded talks related to the theme: Resilience. 
For more information about TED visit their website at
Light refreshments will be served. 
Open Mic Night with Moab Poets & Writers         
Tuesday, March 27, 6:30 PM
Moab Library Large Meeting Room

Join us for an open mic session in partnership with the Moab Poets & Writers. Share some writing of your own or come listen to local artists share their work.

Light refreshments will be served.
Family Film Night   

Wednesday, March 28, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Large Meeting Room

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. - IMDb
The film is 105 minutes long and rated PG.

The library will have popcorn to share!
Literary March Madness!
Sixteen Famous Authors.
One Champion.

Cast your votes in the Moab or Castle Valley Library all month long. 

Participate in a literary competition in the spirit of March Madness!  We have pitted 16 famous authors in contests against each other.  Each week you can cast your vote to help decide who will advance to the next round. At the end of March, one famous author will be left standing and one lucky participant will win a $20 gift card to Back of Beyond Books!!

First Round: March 3-9
Second Round: March 10-16
Third Round: March 17-23
Championship: March 24-30
Winner announced: March 31    
Community Ping Pong

Wednesdays, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
Castle Valley Library    

Stop by the Castle Valley Library on Wednesday afternoons for some ping pong excitement!  Board games, checkers, chess, and jigsaw puzzles are also available in the library during ping pong afternoons.  
Second Wednesday Book Club

Wednesday, March 14, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Board Room 

March's selection is Tell Me How It Ends by Valeria Luiselli.  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.

Castle Valley Book Group

Friday, March 23, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library 

March's selection is The Last Cowgirl by Jana Richman. 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. 
Community Meetings: Grief Support Group         

The Grief Support Group meets in the library's board room on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM.  This month, the support group will meet on March 7th and the 21st.  All are welcome.
Musical Story Hour Series 
Musical story hours will be held at 10:30 AM in the Moab Library on April 14, July 14, and October 13.
For more info visit 
Moab Library Comic Con        

Saturday, May 5
Moab Library

Mark your calendars and start planning your costume for the fourth annual Moab Library Comic Con!

More details coming soon!
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Have a happy March!
Grand County Public Library Staff

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