GCPL Newsletter February 2019
Library News & Updates:
February 2019
Outdoor Adventure Speaker Series
Moab Library @ 6:00 PM
Thursday, January 31
Chris Benson & Jeff Gutierrez
Exploring the Arctic Wildlife Refuge: Climate Science and Backcountry Adventures in Alaska's Brooks Range

Thursday, February 7
Eric Trenbeath
Danger & Delight: A History of Winter Recreation in the La Sal Mountains

Thursday, February 21
Brett Sutteer
The Evolution of Canyoneering on the Colorado Plateau

Wednesday, February 27
Scott Pauker
Spoke and Words: Tales from a 3-Year Mountain Bike Journey from Alaska to Argentinia
Visit our upcoming events page for more details about these exciting talks!
Kevin Fedarko - Author Event
Beneath the River of Shooting Stars: Beauty, Austerity, and Grace in the Grand Canyon
Friday, February 15, 6:00 PM
Star Hall
Fedarko will present the story of The Emerald Mile, share insights from his recent Grand Canyon through-hike and discuss how the challenges currently facing the canyon are emblematic of the entire national park system.
Presented in partnership with Utah Humanities. Special thanks to Back of Beyond Books as well. Visit the library's web calendar for more info.
Moab Poets & Writers Open Mic
Wednesday, February 20, 6:00 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.
TEDxMoabLibrary Lunch Hour
Theme: Express Yourself
Tuesday, February 26, 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: Express Yourself. Hot drinks will be served.

For more info about TED visit their website at TED.com
We're Hiring!
The Library has 3 Job Openings
Library Assistant, Teen & Tween Services
Starting pay: $17.70/hour
Part-time (25 hours per week)
Learn more about this position.
Library Clerk - 2 positions!
Starting pay: $16.05/hour
Part-time (20 to 29 hours per week)
Learn more about this position.
To apply: visit the Grand County Human Resources Employment Opportunities page.
Application period closes at 5:00 pm on Friday, February 15.
Library Closures
The library will be closed Monday, February 18 for Presidents Day.
Castle Valley Times now available online!
The Castle Valley Times was a community newsletter published monthly from 1992 to 1998. All issues can be freely viewed online through the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library's
Search or browse the Castle Valley Times.
View the first issue published in February 1992.
Find these links anytime on the library's Research Tools webpage!
KZMU Audio Book Club
We will be on air with Back of Beyond Books at 5pm on Monday, February 4 for KZMU's monthly Audio Book Club! The show will include a discussion of what we're reading, bestsellers, book reviews, and local literary events.
Tune in locally at 90.1 FM or 106.7 FM or live stream at KZMU.org
Second Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, February 13, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Board Room
February's selection is The Emerald Mile by Kevin Fedarko. Copies are available for checkout in the library. New participants are always welcome!

Castle Valley Book Group
Friday, February 22, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library
February's selection is Natural Causes by Barbara Ehrenreich. Copies are available for checkout and new participants are always welcome!
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.
Hope to see you in the library!


Grand County Public Library Staff
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