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2018 Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration Photo & Art Contest

Guidelines, Rules, and Entry Form Everything you need to know: here! Artwork will be on display from August 23-25, 2018 Artist Reception Saturday, August 25, 5pm at the Jeff Davis County Library.

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“The Making of Lonesome Dove” Photo Exhibit

“The Making of Lonesome Dove” exhibit features more than 50 photos by screenwriter and photographer Bill Wittliff. The exhibit opens on April 27 at 3 pm. Glenn Moreland and his chuckwagon will be in front of the library from 4-6 with … Continue reading

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FJDCL 2017 Annual Report

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Book Signing by Ben English

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

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FJDCL Annual Meeting

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.

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Holiday Home Tour

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

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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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