GCPL Newsletter October 2019
Library News & Updates:
October 2019
Job Opportunity
The library currently has openings for 2 part-time Library Clerk positions.
To apply or learn more about the openings, visit Grand County's Human Resources website .
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Friday, October 4.
KZMU Audio Book Club
We will be on air with Back of Beyond Books at 5pm on Monday, October 7 for KZMU's monthly Audio Book Club. This month will include two exciting author interviews! Tune in to listen to our discussions with Jack Loeffler and Rebecca Lawton.
Second Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, October 9, 6:00 PM
Moab Library Board Room
October's selection is The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery. Copies are available for checkout in the library. New participants are always welcome!

Hospice 101 with Jessie Walsh
Thursday, October 10, 7:00 PM
Moab Library Large Meeting Room

Join us for an info session in the library with Grand County Hospice Director Jessie Walsh. She will discuss Grand County Hospice services and answer questions.

Presented in partnership with Grand County Hospice.
Musical Story Time
Saturday, October 12, 10:30 AM
Moab Library
Mark your calendars! October's Musical Story Hour will feature the didgeridoo, presented by Kevin Fitzgerald & Friends. Come travel with us to Australia to learn about this Aboriginal instrument and the Australian folktales it can help us tell.
As always, Musical Story Time is FREE, and suitable for newborns through early elementary students. Please plan on joining us for live music, stories, and a music themed craft. Presented in partnership with Moab Music Festival.
Moab Poets & Writers Open Mic
Wednesday, October 16, 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. Light refreshments will be served.
Friends of the Library Book Sale
October 19 - November 2
Moab Library Large Meeting Room
During Regular Library Hours

Interested in volunteering with the Friends of the Library?
A sign up sheet to help with the book sale is available at the reference desk in the Moab Library.
Additional questions? Contact Belinda Ledbetter, Friends of the Library President,
at 435-719-5086.
Historic River Films with Roy Webb
Thursday, October 24, 7:00 PM
Star Hall
Join us for an evening of historic river films with archivist Roy Webb, who was key to the development of the Utah River Running Archives at the University of Utah's Marriott Library. The evening will feature Charles Eggert's "Wilderness River Trail" followed by a selection of other historic river running films from the collections of the Utah River Running Archives.
Castle Valley Book Group
Friday, October 25, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library
October's selection is Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter by Ben Goldfarb. Copies are available for checkout.

New participants are always welcome!
Castle Valley Film
Tuesday, October 29, 7:00 PM
Castle Valley Library
A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war. Directed by Peter Jackson. - IMDb
The 2018 film is 99 minutes long and rated R.
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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