GCPL April 2024 Newsletter

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April 2024 Newsletter

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Moab Library Branch

257 E. Center St.

Free Art Class with Barbara Freiberg

Tuesday, April 9 @ 6 pm

Moab Library Branch

Using watercolor pencils, participants will use line, shape and color to create a still life

in the vivid style of Frida Kahlo.

Geared toward beginners.

All supplies provided by the library.

Class size is limited--sign up soon!

To register, drop by the library

or call 435-259-1111

Free Movie:

Demon Mineral

Tuesday, April 16 @ 7 pm

Star Hall

A portrait of life in the radioactive desert on the Navajo Reservation, following a group of indigenous scientists, elders, and activists as they work to protect a vital living space on contaminated land.

Post-film panel discussion with director.

Presented in partnership with Rural Utah Project, Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission, Heal Utah,

and Working Films.

View the movie trailer

Free at Star Hall, 159 E. Center St.

Presented in partnership with

Grand County Sheriff's Office and Be Ready Utah

Disaster Preparedness

with Jeff Johnson of Be Ready Utah

Friday, April 19 @ 7 pm

Moab Library Branch

Emergencies and disasters can strike at unexpected moments. Learn how to make a plan, build a kit and stay informed to better prepare your family and your pets in case of disaster. Together we can make our community stronger and more resilient.

Families welcome!

Children’s activities provided.

*Stock changes often:

come see what's new in the vintage collection!

Rare & Collectable Books

The Lobby Book Sale now includes some rare treasures, including this charming book of poems and illustrations:

Green Pipes by J. Paget Fredericks, 1929

Castle Valley Library

Castle Valley Library hours:

Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 2 pm

For more info email castlevalley@moablibrary.org

or call 435-259-9998

Moab Library Teen Center

A fun & safe place for teens

Free Snacks! 3-D Printer! Computers!

Board Games! Video Games! Crafts!

... did we mention free snacks?

Regular Hours:

Mon - Thurs, 3 - 8 pm

Fri, 2 - 8 pm

Located in the

Community Resource Center

121 W. 200 S (Behind Walker)

2nd Wednesday Book Club

...is ready to welcome you!

The group will meet at the Moab Library

at 6:00 pm on April 10th to discuss

Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

by Susan Cain.

Next month's read:

The Covenant of Water

by Abraham Verghese

Call the library to reserve your copy:


Castle Valley Book Club

The Castle Valley Book Club

will meet at the

Castle Valley Town Pavilion at

10 am on Friday, April 26th

to discuss Pretend I'm Dead

by Jen Beagin,

and you're invited!

Next month's read:

The Gene: an Intimate History

by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Please call 435-259-1111 for more info,

or to reserve your copy.

STEAM Story Hour: Optical Illusions

Tuesday, April 16 @ 6:30 pm

Moab Library Branch

This story hour is geared for kids ages 3 to 10,

and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome.

Youth Game Club

Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 pm

Moab Library Branch

A variety of fun and educational board and card games geared towards ages 3-13.

No registration required.

Musical Story Hour: Special Pre-K Music Series

Select Saturdays @ 10:30 AM

Apr. 13 | Sep. 21 | Oct. 19 | Nov. 16

Moab Library Branch

In 2024, Musical Story Hour presents a special Pre-K music series! Led by music enthusiasts Kate Clark and Nicole Cornelius, this fun, free series will introduce musical building blocks like rhythm, pitch, tempo and more through

stories, songs, games and crafts. For newborns on up.

Presented in partnership with Moab Music Festival

with support from the Synergy Company

Bilingual Storytime in English and en Espanol

Bubble Party!

Friday, April 26 @ 2:30 PM at the Moab Library Branch

Stories, songs, crafts, music, and lots of bubbles!

Presented in partnership with Moab Valley Multicultural Center

Raising Readers Storytime

Active Songs, Rhymes, and One or Two Short Books

Wednesdays @ 10:30 am in the Moab Library's large meeting room.

All ages welcome, this storytime is geared towards ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Lego Engineering Afterschool Club

Thursdays 3:30-4:30 pm

Moab Library Branch

all ages welcome

April 2024

Early Learning Calendar

Read! Talk! Write! Play! Sing! Count!

Available in both English and Spanish! Click for a digital copy or pick one up at the library.

April Early Learning Tip -

Talking is one of the best ways for children to learn new words. Speak to your child often during the day and try to use many different words to express your ideas.

Please call us or email info@moablibrary.org with any questions. We are here to help.

See you in the library!

- Cosmo and Library Staff

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