GCPL December 2023 Newsletter

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December 2023 Newsletter

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The Winds of Change:

a Reading and Celebration

Wednesday, December 6 @ 7 PM

Join local author Caryl Say as she

celebrates the release of book 4 in her

Merlin in Moab fantasy series.

Learn more about Caryl's books

Free Movie: BARBIE

Thursday, December 14 @ 7 PM

To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis.

Or you’re a Ken.

Join us for this empowering and hilarious movie, directed by Greta Gerwig.

Awesome door prizes and trashy snacks! Costumes encouraged!  

Movie Trailer

On your next visit to the library, be sure to check out this month's

Girl Power-themed book display!

Need help stocking your

Little Free Library?

Does your organization or rental unit have space on its free book shelves?

The library would like to give you

some lovely books, free to you if they're free to all!

For more info, please contact us at

435-259-1111 or email info@moablibrary.org to make arrangements.

Library Closures

The Moab & Castle Valley Libraries

will be closed:

December 22 - 25,

and on January 1.

Happy Holidays!

Your fabulous

Castle Valley Librarians

Chelsea and Sarah

are here for you!

For more info email castlevalley@moablibrary.org

or call 435-259-9998

Castle Valley Library


Welcome Sarah Ezzo!

Fully staffed once again, the Castle Valley branch

will be open:

Monday - Friday, 10 am - 2 pm

beginning December 1

Closed December 22-25,

and January 1.

Happy Holidays!

Closed for

Winter Break

Dec. 22 - Jan. 2

Moab Library Teen Center

A fun & safe place for teens

Free Snacks! 3-D Printer! Board Games!

Video Games!

... did we mention free snacks?

Regular Hours:

Mon - Thurs, 3 - 8 pm

Fri, 2 - 8 pm

Located in the

Community Resource Center

121 W. 200 S

(Behind Walker)

Can't get enough

Cosmo the Library Cat?

The 2024 Cosmo Calendars are here!

Enjoy that handsome fellow

for the whole year,

and help support the library!

2nd Wednesday Book Club

...is ready to welcome you!

The group will meet at the Moab Library

at 6:00 pm on December 13th to discuss

Crazy Rich Asians

by Kevin Kwan.

Next month's read:

The Comfort Crisis

by Michael Easter

Call the library to reserve your copy:


The Castle Valley Book Club is taking a break during the month of December.

Stay tuned for the January book selection.

Doll Par-Tea Storytime

Bring your favorite doll or stuffie for a story, hot cocoa, and cookies!

Friday, December 8 @ 2:30 pm

Moab Library Branch

Musical Story Hour - The Nutcracker

featuring pianist Ilya Ramlav

Saturday, December 9 @ 10:30 am

St Francis Episcopal Church, 250 Kane Creek Blvd

Bilingual Storytime - Snow/la Nieve

Friday, December 15 @ 2:30 pm

Moab Library Branch

Utah Author Melissa Marsted

Book reading and signing and children's activities!

Saturday, December 16 @ 10:30 am

Moab Library Branch

Active Songs, Rhymes, and One or Two Short Books

Wednesdays @ 10:30 am in the Moab Library's large meeting room.

All ages welcome, this storytime is geared towards ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Lego Engineering Afterschool Club

Thursdays 3:30-4:30 pm

Moab Library Branch

all ages welcome

December 2023

Early Learning Calendar

Read! Talk! Write! Play! Sing! Count!

Available in both English and Spanish! Click for a digital copy or pick one up at the library.

December Early Learning Tip - It doesn't matter if your child is 4 days old or 4 years old, your library has books, programs, and services to help your child develop language and prereading skills.

Please call us or email info@moablibrary.org with any questions. We are here to help.

Stay Cozy, Everyone!

- Cosmo and Library Staff

Grand County Public Library | 435-259-1111 | www.moablibrary.org