GCPL July 2021 Newsletter
July Newsletter
The Moab Library is Open!
Face masks are required inside the library building for
unvaccinated adults and children.
Curbside Pickup Will Continue
You've let us know that you appreciate the convenience of Curbside Pickup, so we are continuing this quick and easy way for you to collect your
library materials.

Curbside pickup will also be ongoing at the Castle Valley Library Branch, as the building remains closed
for the time being.
Holiday Closures
The library will be closed for Independence Day from Saturday, July 3rd through Monday, July 5th.
We will also be closed for Pioneer Day on Friday, July 23rd
& Saturday, July 24th.

We hope you have safe
and joyful holidays!

It's not too late!
Get this limited edition
Cosmo the Library Cat sticker
just for signing up for the
Teen or Adult Challenge!
*or upon completion of the Children's Challenge

Tails and Tales
2021 Summer Challenges
for All Ages

June 1st - August 15th

Read! Complete Challenge Activities!
Earn Reading Rewards! Win Prizes!

Log your reading and completed activities from the comfort of your own home using our mobile device app or a computer. 
*Any time you've spent reading since June 1st counts!!


Thank you to the Friends of the Grand County Public Library
for providing funding for this program!
We need your help!

Help us reach our Community Wide Reading Goal
as you participate in our Summer Challenges!

When our community reads a total of half a million minutes,
Dominion Energy will generously donate $1000 to the
Humane Society of Moab Valley!
Thank you, Dominion Energy!
Online Musical Story Hour with Quicksand Soup

Saturday, July 17th
@ 10:30 am

Join us streaming on the library's Facebook Page!

Musical Story Hour is a collaboration between the Moab Music Festival, Grand County Public Library, and the City of Moab. It is always free and suitable for newborns through early elementary age. Can't make it on July 17th? Don't worry, the recording will be available afterwards for on-demand viewing on the library's Facebook page.

A Cavalcade of Critters:
Animals of Moab Community
Photo Album
Help us create a virtual photo album with your favorite photo or artwork of your beloved pet, farm animal or even
a wild animal!
As part of the Tails & Tales Summer Reading Challenge, we are celebrating the animal kingdom by inviting all community members (even if you haven't joined a reading challenge) to share your favorite local animal pictures. At the end of summer, we will post this album online for everyone to enjoy.

*All contributors will be entered into
a special prize drawing for a
Cosmo the Library Cat T-Shirt!


Library Tech for Loan
Just a reminder...We loan out
Wifi Hotspots, Chromebooks,
iPads and Kindles!
Call the library to reserve one of these
handy devices!
435-259-1111

July T(w)een Take & Make
Each kit has all the necessary supplies for a fun activity or craft to do at home.

7/6 Take and Make Sloth Plushies
7/19 Take and Make 3D Dino Puzzles
Monday,
July 5th
@ 5 pm

Hardback Radio:
Radio Book Club Continues on KZMU!
"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.
or live stream from www.kzmu.org

Tails & Tales Children's Summer Challenge
 Activity To-Go Bags
Woodland Forest Animals Tails & Tales - July 12th
Dinosaur Tails & Tales - July 19th (made by the Museum of Moab)
Arches Animals Tails & Tales - August 2nd (made by the National Park Service)
Canyonlands Critters Tails & Tales - August 9th (made by the National Park Service)

First come/first served while supplies last! Bags may be picked up inside the library or via curbside pickup. 
July Music and Movement
Tails & Tales Storytime Schedule
10:00 – 10:20 am every TUESDAY live online via Zoom
Active Songs, Rhymes, and One or Two Short Books

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

7/6 - Pet This Book by Jessica Young and Daniel Wiseman
7/13 - Old MacDonald Had a Farm by Jane Cabrera
7/20 - How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague
7/27 - Nest by Jorey Hurley
Please call us or email info@moablibrary.org with any questions. We are here to help.


Be Excellent to Each Other,

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