GCPL March 2024 Newsletter

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March 2024 Newsletter

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Moab Artwalk Returns

this Friday, March 1

5 - 8 PM

Seven participating locations, including

Grand County Public Library!

Join us for a building-wide showing of the library's permanent art collection spanning numerous formats and styles with over 50 pieces from local and regional artists such as Tom Till, Chad Niehaus, Mick Kaniecki, Gail VanSlyke, Tim Morse, Ekaterina Tatarovich, Nick Eason, Steve Mulligan and many others.

March 1 | May 3 | August 2 | November 1

More Info

Free Movie:

Warrior Women

Wednesday, March 20 @ 7 PM

Warrior Women tells the story of mothers and daughters fighting for Native rights in the American Indian Movement of the 1970s. It unveils a female perspective of history, and examines the impact political struggles have on the children who bear witness.

View the movie trailer

Free at the Moab Library Branch

The Storied Self: Moab Story Slam

An Unforgettable Evening of True Stories

Thursday, March 28

Destiny: Is it born or is it made? Written for us or by us?

Do you have a story from your own life,

from the intersection of chance and fate?

Have you looked in the rear view mirror of your experience and felt destiny's hand in it? 

Put your name in a hat for a chance to tell a 5-7 minute,

true story on the theme of destiny.

Reception starts @ 5:30, Stories @ 7 pm

Moab Arts & Recreation Center | 111 E 100 N

Presented by Moab Valley Multicultural Center, Moab Arts Council, KZMU, Back of Beyond Books

and Grand County Public Library

Rare & Collectable Books

The Lobby Book Sale now includes some rare treasures, including a beautifully illustrated signed first edition of Mustang: Wild Spirit of the West by Marguerite Henry.

*Stock changes often:

come see what's new in the vintage collection!

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 March 13th to discuss

If Nietzsche Were a Narwhal:

What Animal Intelligence Reveals

About Human Stupidity

by Justin Gregg.

Next month's read:


by Susan Cain

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, March 29th

to discuss An Immense World:

How Animal Senses Reveal

the Hidden Realms Around Us

by Ed Yong,

and you're invited!

Next month's read:

Pretend I'm Dead

by Jen Beagin

Please call 435-259-1111 for more info,

or to reserve your copy.

STEAM Story Hour:

Skyscraper Engineering Challenge

Tuesday, March 5 @ 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 from 3:30 - 4:30

A variety of fun and educational

board and card games geared

towards ages 3-14 years of age.

Moab Library Large Meeting Room

*No registration required

Musical Story Hour: Special Pre-K Music Series

Select Saturdays @ 10:30 AM

Mar. 9 | Apr. 13 | Sep. 21 | Oct. 19 | Nov. 16

Moab Library Branch

In 2024, Musical Story Hour will present a special 6-part 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

Stories, Songs and Crafts

celebrating the color green!

Friday, March 15 @ 2:30 PM at the Moab Library Branch

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

Next one on March 7!

March 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.

March Early Learning Tip -

Play is one of the best ways for children to learn language and literacy skills. Play helps children feel a sense of accomplishment and self-confidence. This motivates them to try new experiences and not to give up when something seems difficult. Also, it’s fun!

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

Hang in there, spring is almost here!

- Cosmo and Library Staff

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