News from the Grand County Public Library

February 2016 Library Newsletter
Happy Leap Year!
Fun Fact: February is Library Lovers Month

Utah Film Circuit: Moab

Free Screening
Thursday, February 18, 2016

7:00 PM in Star Hall

Follow four men and 16 mustangs on an epic 3,000 mile journey from Mexico to Canada through the American West to inspire adoptions for the 50,000 wild horses and burros in government captivity.  The 2015 film is 105 minutes long and not rated.
Winner: Audience Award - 2015 Hot Docs Film Festival, 2015 Telluride Mountain Film, 2015 Tallgrass Film Festival, 2015 Crested Butte Film Festival

Shown in partnership with the Utah Film Center.  Utah Film Circuit screenings are made possible by Zions Bank, My Good Fund, and the Moab Sun News.

Visit the library's website for information on more upcoming films. 
Castle Valley Lecture: Recovery of Peregrine Falcons in Interior Alaska, 1973-2015

Thursday, February 4, 7:00 PM
Castle Valley Library

Skip Ambrose ornithologist and acoustician, will present what he has learned during his long term research on peregrine falcons in Alaska.

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Blind Date with a Book

February 2016

Interested in something new and unexpected?  Visit our book display this month and check out a mysterious  item.  Books will be wrapped in paper so you won't discover the title of your blind date until you get home.

Let us know what you thought of your blind date book and be entered to win a prize!
Library Closures

The library will be closed Monday, February 15 in honor of Presidents' Day.

We apologize for any inconvenience. 
Job Opportunity

Part Time Library Clerk Position

Applications for the position will be accepted through 10 AM Monday, February 1st. 

For more information and a link to the online application visit the Grand County Human Resources webpage.
Want to Learn a New Language?

We have a FREE resource for that

Mango Languages is a linguist-approved software that teaches real conversations in over 70 languages and makes it fun!  Enter your library card number to access the quick start or create your own free account to save your progress.  Mango also has free apps available for iOS and Android.

To get started visit the library's homepage and click on the Mango link or connect through our Digital Collections page.
Second Wednesday Book Club

Wednesday, February 10, 6:00 PM
Library Board Room

February's selection is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  Copies are available for checkout in the library.  New participants are always welcome!

March's selection is Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

Castle Valley Book Group

Friday, February 26, 11:00 AM
Castle Valley Library

February's selection is Lives in Ruins: Archeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by Marilyn Johnson.  New participants are always welcome!

The Castle Valley Library is located in the Castle Valley Community Center and is staffed Tuesdays 9AM - 1PM, Wednesdays 12PM - 4PM, and Fridays 1PM - 5PM.
Mark Your Calendars for the 2016 Moab Library Comic Con!

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Stay tuned for all the fun we have in store...
Indiana Bones

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Storyteller Indiana Bones will be joining us again this year as part of the Moab Library Comic Con.

Get excited!
Come visit us in February!

Grand County Public Library Staff
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