GCPL Newsletter December 2019
Library News & Updates:
December 2019
KZMU Audio Book Club
We will be on air with Back of Beyond Books at 5pm on Monday, December 2nd for KZMU's monthly Audio Book Club.

We'll discuss what we're reading, bestsellers, and upcoming local literary events.
Author Event with Paul Magnanti
Tuesday, December 3rd, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Large Meeting Room

How to Survive Your First Trip in the Wild: Backpacking for Beginners
Join local hiking enthusiast Paul Magnanti as he gives a presentation on his new book written for beginner backpackers or those who wish to help people as they take first steps into the wild. Paul will go over the nuts and bolts of backpacking (gear, permit issues, how to pack, etc.), tell more than a few anecdotes, and will share photos of his travels through America's wild paces.
Second Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, December 11, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Board Room
December's selection is The Deal of a Lifetime by Fredrik Backman. Copies are available for checkout in the library. New participants are always welcome!

Castle Valley Book Group
Friday, December 20, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library
An invitation to bring an idea or two of a book likely to intrigue the group in 2020. Bring a treat to stimulate reading ideas if you wish!

New participants are always welcome!
Library Closures
The Moab Library will open at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 12 due to a staff training.

Over the Holidays, the Moab Library and Castle Valley Library will be closed on December 24th and 25th.
The Moab Library will close at 5 pm on New Year's Eve, but both branches will be open on New year's Day!
Kids Cafe @ Your Library
Free for all children up to 18 years old

Serving after school Monday - Friday
from 3:30 to 4:30 PM

Serving lunch on Saturdays
from 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Volunteers Needed to Support Kids Cafe!
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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