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Stories about the Big Bend are as vast and varied as the region, but this collection is unique. Don’t miss the program at the Jeff Davis County Library in Fort Davis featuring local author Ben H. English that will highlight … Continue reading
Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library ANNUAL MEETING will be held Thursday, January 18, 6:30 pm at the Jeff Davis County Library. This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome.
Friends of the JDC Library proudly reintroduce a popular holiday event from the past, the HOLIDAY HOME TOUR. This year, the Davis Mountains Magic Holiday Tour of Historic Homes will showcase an interior tour of four private homes. The tour … Continue reading
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
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
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
Catch up on the latest! Read our March 2017 newsletter.
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
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
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
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
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