News from the Grand County Public Library

Library News: February 2018
Castle Valley Film:
Thursday, February 1, 7:00 PM
Castle Valley Library

The 2017 film is about a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. - IMDb
The biography drama is 118 minutes long and rated PG-13.
Utah Film Circuit: Moab

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

Director Agnes Varda and photographer JR travel France, producing epically-sized portraits along the way. The 2017 documentary is 89 minutes long and rated PG.
Winner: Golden Eye Prize - 2017 Cannes Film Festival
Nominee: Best Documentary Feature - 90th Annual Academy Awards  
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 
Family Film Night   

Wednesday, February 21, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Large Meeting Room

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. - IMDb
The film is 113 minutes long and rated PG.

The library will have popcorn to share!
TEDxMoabLibrary Lunch Hour
Tuesday, February 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: Connecting with Others. 
For more information about TED visit their website at
Light refreshments will be served. 
Open Mic Night with Moab Poets & Writers         
Wednesday, February 28, 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.
Adult Coloring

Wednesdays 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Moab Library Board Room 

Drop in and express your creativity in a relaxing environment.  The library will provide the materials and hot drinks.  
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, February 14, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Board Room 

February's selection is Commonwealth by Ann Patchett.  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, February 23, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library 

February's selection is Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina. 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. 
Library Closures       

The library will close at 6:00 PM on Friday, February 16.

The library will be closed all day on Monday, February 19 for Presidents' Day.

We apologize for any inconvenience.
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 February 7th and the 21st.  All are welcome.

Our KUED Minecraft Party was a blast!!
Thank you KUED for the awesome grant!

Musical Story Hour Series

Our first musical story hour was so much fun!
Don't miss the next one on Saturday, April 14th at 10:30 AM!
Future musical story hours will be held on April 14, July 14, and October 13.
For more info visit 
Free Downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks, and More!        

Use your library card for 24/7 access to thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, and popular digital magazines.

Visit the library's Digital Collections page or contact us at 435-259-1111 for assistance getting started.
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If you would like to begin receiving text message notifications when items you've checked out are due or when items you've requested are available for pick up , please complete a brief form  to get started with this new library service.

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Have a happy February!
Grand County Public Library Staff

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