GCPL May 2021 Newsletter
May Newsletter
Spring Is Here At Last!
Moab's Pandemic Scrapbook is live!
Thank you for all the wonderful contributions chronicling our community's extraordinary past year. Here is your scrapbook of
Moab's Year of Pandemic Living:

Congrats to our prize drawing winners: Dave Cool, Shaycee Renn
and Lotus Welch!

Free Outdoor Movie Screening
May 20th @ 8 pm

Join us at the Center Street Ballfields for an outdoor, socially distanced screening of THE UNFINISHED FIGHT OF SELDOM SEEN SLEIGHT.
Bring your own chairs or blanket and be prepared to wear your face mask.

45 min. long
Free!

One Book, One Utah
What if everyone read the same book, and then joined all those other readers in talking about it?

One Book, One Utah is a statewide book club that invites all Utahns to read a common book and then come together virtually to enjoy, reflect, and discuss. The program aims to bring Utahns closer together during this time of distance and adversity.

Join us for an author interview with
Craig Childs via Zoom
on May 27th @ 7 pm


The Moab Library branch is taking appointments for brief visits between 10 am and 4 pm
Monday-Friday!
Come browse for books and movies, or use a computer, scanner or copy machine. Call to schedule your 30 minute appointment.
435-259-1111

Curbside pick-up remains available
at both the Moab and Castle Valley Library locations.

Coming Soon!
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. 


Thank you to the Friends of the Grand County Public Library
for providing funding for this program!
Tails and Tales
2021 Children's Summer Challenge
Live Online Concert w/ Animal Farm
Saturday, May 29th
@ 10:30 am

Join us streaming on the library's Facebook Page!

Join us for an interactive and energetic concert which blends music, educational comedy, and storytelling! Animal Farm's original songs draw from a range of influences, including rock, jazz, folk, Klezmer, Afro-pop, Latin, and Tin Pan Alley. Their songs are layered, both musically and lyrically, for audiences of all ages and explore themes of social and emotional learning, community, and self-expression through the eyes of our furry, feathered, scaly, and shell-dwelling friends. 

Monday,
May 3rd
@ 5 pm
Looking for your next great read?
Join us on KZMU
for Radio Book Club: Hardback Radio!
"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

May Music and Movement 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!

5/4 - When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes
5/11 - Piglet and Mama by Margaret Wild
5/18 - There's a Dragon in Your Book by Tom Fletcher
5/25 - Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
May T(w)een 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 5/3 - Take & Make Paracord Crafts
Starting 5/17 - Take & Make Meow N' Woof Paint by Sticker
May Children's Activity To-Go Bags
Starting 5/3 - Bees Craft/Activity Bag

Starting 5/17 - Pirates Craft/Activity Bag

Available via curbside pick-up while supplies last!

May 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!

5/6 - Fun at the Farm
5/13 - Robot Bedtime
5/20 - Flower
5/27 - Nursery Rhymes for Bedtime
Please call us or email info@moablibrary.org with any questions. We are here to help.


It's going to get better: Don't stop trying,

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