GCPL Newsletter November 2019
Library News & Updates:
November 2019
KZMU Audio Book Club
We will be on air with Back of Beyond Books at 5pm on Monday, November 4 for KZMU's monthly Audio Book Club.

We'll discuss what we're reading, bestsellers, and upcoming local literary events.
Author Event with Ayja Bounous
Tuesday, November 5, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Large Meeting Room

Debut author Ayja Bounous will visit the library to discuss her new book Shaped by Snow: Defending the Future of Winter. Through her personal story of growing up at the foot of Utah's Wasatch Mountains, Bounous explores the history of skiing and the science of snow and climate change from ecological and economic perspectives and in regard to her own emotional and psychological health.

Presented in partnership with Utah Humanities Center for the Book.
Second Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, November 13, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Board Room
November's selection is Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich. Copies are available for checkout in the library. New participants are always welcome!

Get Well Soon
Special Story Time with Sarah Barstow
Saturday, November 16, 10:30 AM
Moab Library
Join us for a special story time!! Local author Sarah Barstow will share her picture book Moms Can't Get Sick! We will have additional stories, songs, and crafts focusing on the theme "get well soon."
Dog Mushing Talk with Karen Land
Wednesday, November 20, 6:00 PM
Star Hall
Join us for an evening of adventure with Sled Dog Racer Karen Land and her Alaskan Husky, Noggin! Karen and Noggin will share their experiences as 3-time participants in the 1,049 mile-long Iditarod Sled Dog Race across Alaska. Family-friendly! Free!
Moab Poets & Writers Open Mic
Wednesday, November 20, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Large Meeting Room
Come enjoy 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.
Castle Valley Book Group
Friday, November 22, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library
November's selection is The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout. Copies are available for checkout.

New participants are always welcome!
Library Closures
The library will be closed Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day.

The Moab Library will open at 1:00 PM on Thursday, November 21 due to a staff training.

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, the Moab Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 27 and will remain closed through Sunday, December 1. The Castle Valley Library will be closed on Friday, November 29.
Kids Cafe @ Your Library
Free for all children up to 18 years old

Serving after school Monday - Friday
from 3:30 to 4:30 PM

Serving lunch on Saturdays
from 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Volunteers Needed to Support Kids Cafe!
Kids Cafe volunteers will partner with library staff and spend approximately 1.5 hours (3:15 - 4:45 PM) per day setting up, serving, and cleaning up. We would prefer volunteers who can make at least a three-month, one-day-per-week time commitment to the program. Volunteers need to be willing to complete a background check. Volunteers will not be preparing any food and a food handlers permit is NOT required.
Contact Adrea or Mary at the library for more information 435-355-0922.
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.
See you in the library!


Grand County Public Library Staff
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