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2017 Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration Photo & Art Contest

The 2017 Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration will include an art and photography contest open to all ages. The celebration is scheduled for August 24 through 26 this year. Click here to download the complete rules and entry form. The art … Continue reading

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Bridging La Frontera – Sasha Pimentel

Thursday, April 6, at the library, we host poet Sasha Pimental during National Poetry Month. Members and prospective members of FJDCL are welcome for a reception at 5:30. Open program by Sasha at 6:30. Make possible by: Big Bend Coffee … Continue reading

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Come See Our New Look!

The Judge Ann Scudday Southwest Collection has now moved to a more prominent location near the front of the library. Computers are more conveniently located and there are several seating areas available for relaxing or conferencing. Sit in one of … Continue reading

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April 2017 Happenings at the Library!

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March 2017 Newsletter

Catch up on the latest! Read our March 2017 newsletter.

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March Happenings at the Library

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Bridging La Frontera – Robert Seltzer

Bridging La Frontera – Welcoming El Paso authors to the Big Bend area Sponsored by Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library Made possible by a grant from Humanities Texas Robert Seltzer is a native of El Paso, TX. He … Continue reading

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Winter 2016 Newsletter

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Cookbook Club Cookie Exchange – Dec 12 @noon

Cookbook Club cookie exchange at noon on Monday, Dec 12. Come in and select a recipe from the new cookbook, “Dorie’s Cookies” and bring a batch to the exchange. Gwin will be making her favorite World Peace cookies which just … Continue reading

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December Happenings at the Library

December 1 – Learn @ Lunch: Button expert Kathy Hurst will talk about and display some of her collection, noon. 5 – Meet the Artists reception, noon. Join the members of the One O’clock Studio group for the opening of their … Continue reading

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Pie Crust Demo – Fri, Nov 4 @ Noon

Just in time for the pie-making holidays, join us at the Jeff Davis County Library for a pie crust demonstration. Learn  tips and tricks for making tender, flaky pie crusts. Handouts will include a recipe and notes. If you would … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the American Bandana

Join us for “The Evolution of the American Bandana” featuring a show and tell of 40 unique textiles from the 1920s-30s to the present, tracing the designs of an everyday Western accessory. Discussion includes reference books, websites, and historic photos. … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library – Oct 17, 2016

Monday, Oct. 17: Fort Davis Historical Society meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18: Library enrichment for homeschoolers, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18: Big Bend Photo Club Meeting will NOT be at the library this month. (Field trip instead – sunset photo … Continue reading

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Bridging La Frontera – Daniel Chacón

  Please join Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library for the first in our three-part series, “Bridging La Frontera” featuring El Paso author Daniel Chacón on Thursday, October 20 at the JDC Library in Fort Davis. Daniel Chacón is an … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library – Sept 12, 2016

There are some great free programs are coming to the library. Don’t miss out! Wednesday, Sept. 14 Noon. Lunch and Learn. “Book Chat” Reviews of new incoming materials at the library. Bring a sack lunch and a thirst for knowledge. … Continue reading

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