GCPL Newsletter August 2019
Library News & Updates:
August 2019
Summer Reading Fun Continues!
Play Book Bingo
Now through September 9

Pick up a bingo card from the library, read books that match the categories on the front of the bingo card, fill in bingo squares as you read over the summer, and turn it in to enter our FABULOUS prize drawings!
And it's not too late to come in and pick up summer reading incentive prizes that your child has earned.

Visit the library's Summer Reading website for all the details!
Big thanks to this year's Summer Reading prize donors:
98 Center, Bike Fiend, Dave's Corner Market, Desert Thread, Escape Moab, Gravel Pit Lanes, Miguel's Baja Grill, Moab Barkery, Moab City Recreation, Moab Garage Co., Moab Gear Trader, Moab Yoga, Moonflower, Pizza Hut, Rave 'N Image, Red Rock Astronomy, Tech Zen, and Wildland Scapes!!
Story Time with Doctor Mack!
Saturday, August 3, 10:30 AM
Moab Library

Join Dr. Whitney Mack for a special story time! Dr. Mack recently moved to the Moab area. She works in the Family Practice at Moab Regional Health Clinic. We will have stories, crafts, and activities about exercise and movement.
KZMU Audio Book Club
We will be on air with Back of Beyond Books at 5pm on Monday, August 5 for KZMU's monthly Audio Book Club!

This month we will be interviewing David Roberts author of the recently published book Escalante's Dream: On the Trail of the Spanish Discovery of the Southwest . We'll also discuss our latest bookish pursuits and upcoming local literary events.
Second Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, August 14, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Board Room
August's selection is The Humans by Mat Haig. Copies are available for checkout in the library. New participants are always welcome!

Lunchtime Webinar with the Moab Valley Multicultural Center
Wednesday, August 21, 12:00 PM
Moab Library Large Meeting Room
Bring your own lunch and join us for a webinar viewing in partnership with the Moab Valley Multicultural Center. Over lunch we'll watch a recorded webinar presented by the Immigrant Learning Center titled "Beyond Partisan: Bridging Divides Across the Immigration Debate." The webinar features experts from across the political spectrum and offers evidence based strategies for bridging divides.
Moab Poets & Writers Open Mic
Wednesday, August 21, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Large Meeting Room
Come enjoy 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.
Advance Directive Workshop
Thursday, August 22, 6:00 PM
Moab Library
In case of an emergency, are your loved ones prepared to make medical decisions on your behalf? This workshop will provide information to help you understand and prepare (or revise) an advance directive for yourself or a loved one. 

Presented in partnership with Moab Regional Hospital and Grand County Hospice. If you have additional questions please contact Jessie Walsh at 435-719-3772 or jessicaw@mrhmoab.org.
Castle Valley Book Group
Friday, August 23, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library
August's selection is Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. Copies are available for checkout.

New participants are always welcome!
Castle Valley Film:
Free Screening
Tuesday, August 27, 7:00 PM
Castle Valley Library
The students of several New York City elementary schools learn ballroom dancing and compete in a city wide dance competition. - IMDb

The documentary film is 105 minutes long and rated PG.
Library Closure
The library will be closed on Monday, September 2 for Labor Day.
Kids Cafe @ Your Library
Free for all children up to 18 years old

Serving lunch Monday - Saturday
Now - August 14 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM

Serving after school Monday - Saturday
August 15 - ongoing from 3:30 to 4:30 PM
Volunteers Needed to Support Kids Cafe!
Starting August 15

Kids Cafe volunteers will partner with library staff and spend approximately 1.5 hours (3:15 - 4:45 PM) per day setting up, serving, and cleaning up. We would prefer volunteers who can make at least a three-month, one-day-per-week time commitment to the program. Volunteers need to be willing to complete a background check. Volunteers will not be preparing any food and a food handlers permit is NOT required.
Contact Adrea or Mary at the library for more information 435-355-0922.
Use Your Library Card to Download eBooks, Audiobooks, and more!
Your library card gives you free 24/7 access to thousands of ebooks , audiobooks , digital magazines , and language learning tools !

Visit our digital collections webpage or contact us at 435-259-1111 for assistance getting started.
See you in the library!


Grand County Public Library Staff
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