GCPL January 2021 Newsletter
January Newsletter
As we welcome the new year, the staff at GCPL wants to tell you how grateful we are to be serving this wonderful community.
A huge, heartfelt THANK YOU for all the support you've shown us this year!
You have fed us, baked for us, sewn face masks for us, and sent us so many notes of thanks and encouragement. The bulletin board in our staff room is an enormous, colorful collage of cards, notes and even original artwork from you, and it means the world to us! We're honored to continue serving you in 2021, Grand County!
Wishing you a joyful New Year!
Winter is for Reading!
Join our 2021 Winter Reading Challenges for All Ages!
Starting January 4th, you can join our laid-back Winter Reading Challenge online and earn virtual badges as well as prizes! Everyone who joins a challenge will receive a coupon for a free 8oz hot cocoa from Lop’s Pop Stop (while supplies last)! And that's not all....
Experience the joy of making with thousands of award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists. Painting! Woodblock printing! Paper craft! Jewelry design! Sewing, Knitting & Crochet and so much more!
Your library card is your free, all-access pass to high quality Arts & Crafts tutorials and project plans for every skill level.
remains available at both
the Moab and Castle Valley library locations.
In an effort to help flatten the curve of COVID-19 cases in Grand County, the public library in Moab continues to offer
You may schedule an appointment to visit the library for:
  • Library computer, scanner
or printer use
  • Grab & Go (browsing or copier use)

Appointments for 30 minute visits are available
Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4 pm
Grab your library card and call 435-259-1111
to make an appointment today!
*Masks are required inside
the library at all times.

January 4th
@ 5 pm
Looking for your next great read?
Join us on KZMU
for Radio Book Club
"We tell ourselves stories in order to live."
-Joan Didion
Whether you're in the mood for a thrilling mystery, a juicy biography or some solid non-fiction, we've got you covered. Andy and Shari from Back of Beyond Books join Jessie from the library to recommend the best of what they've been reading and discuss all things literary.
Holiday Closures
The library will be closing at 5pm on New Year's Eve, December 31st, and will be closed through Sunday, January 3rd.

We will be closed on Monday, January 18th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

We apologize for any inconvenience and
wish you a safe and joyful holiday!
January Tween/Teen Take & Make Kits

Each kit has all the necessary supplies for a fun activity or craft to do at home.

New Take & Make kits will be available every two weeks, and can be picked up curbside at the library while supplies last.

Starting 12/28 - DIY New Year's Wish Bottles
Starting 1/11 -   New Year, New Tricks. Learn to Juggle!
Starting 1/25 - Writesy/Drawsy Journals with Pen/Pencil Set
Online Musical Story Hour
with Violinist and Composer Kenji Bunch
Saturday, January 23rd @ 10:30am 

Join us streaming on the library's Facebook page!

Musical Story Hour is a collaboration between the Moab Music Festival and Grand County Public Library. Musical Story Hour is always free and suitable for newborns through early elementary students. Can’t make it on January 23rd? Don’t worry, the recording will be available afterwards for on demand viewing on the library's Facebook page!
January Bedtime Stories Storytime Schedule
6:30 – 7:00 pm every Thursday live online via Zoom.
Stories, Songs, and Rhymes geared toward getting ready for bed!

Register here to receive the link to our Bedtime Stories Storytime Zoom Room!

1/7 - New Books for a New Year Storytime - featuring recently purchased picture books!
1/14 - Stars Storytime
1/21 - Dinosaur Bedtime Storytime
1/28 - Once Upon a Time Storytime

Grand County T(w)eens -
Join the library lobby and suss out the imposter Among Us!
Thursday, Jan. 21st 7:00 pm

Register here for the Zoom Chat Room
and Code!

January Children's Activity To-Go Bags
Starting 1/11 - Winter Birds Craft/Activity Bag

Starting 1/25 - Robot Craft/Activity Bag

Available via curbside pick-up while supplies last!

January Music and Movement Storytime Schedule
10:00 - 10:20 am every TUESDAY online via Zoom.
Active Songs, Rhymes, and One or Two Short Books.

Register here to receive the link to the Music and Movement Storytime Zoom Room!

1/5 - I Want To Be an Astronaut by Byron Barton
1/12 - Dinosaurs by Simms Taback
1/19 - I Love All of Me by Lorie Ann Grover
1/26 - Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle
Please call us or email info@moablibrary.org with any questions. We are here to help.

Wishing You a Joyful New Year,

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