Hank the Cowdog Author, John R. Erickson

Friends of the JDC Library will bring one of the country’s most loved children’s authors to Fort Davis! Hank the Cowdog author, John R. Erickson will present two concerts, reading excerpts from his books and singing songs on May 8, 2019. Mr. Erickson will give a performance for Fort Davis and Valentine elementary students (pre-K through fifth grade)  […]

Happy Spring!

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Wayne Baize Art Exhibit

March 19 – 30, 2019 Open 10-6 pm weeks and 10-2 on Saturdays at Jeff Davis County Library, Fort Davis, Texas. FREE! Artist’s Reception and Program Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm Presented by: Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library  

2018 Holiday Tour of Historic Churches

Read more to see the details and to purchase tickets online in advance. Only 100 tickets are available to get yours today and support your local libraries!

November 7th – Marcia Hatfield Daudistel & Bill Wright

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7th at 6 p.m. The Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library invite you to a reception to welcome local authors with their exciting new books.  Marcia Hatfield Daudistel of El Paso will discuss her newest history, Women of Smeltertown. Called the “largest industrial city on the Rio Grande” this a compilation of stories of […]

Friends of Libraries Week

It’s National Friends of Libraries Week! Support the Jeff Davis County Library by joining the Friends of JDCL Library! http://friendsjdcl.org/support/

An Indian Summer Dream

An Indian Summer Dream brought to you by Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library. This free event will be performed by Sul Ross State University Drama Department under the direction of Dona Roman with passages from Shakespeare’s dark tragedy. Sunday, October 14, 2018, 4 pm at Hotel Limpia The three witches from the opening scene […]

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.

“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 free *cowboy cobbler and ice cream. Meet historian Lonn Taylor, cowboy poetry specialist Dr. Nelson […]

FJDCL 2017 Annual Report

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 his recently published, Yonderings -Trails and Memories of the Big Bend. Planned for Wednesday, January […]

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.

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 will begin at the historic Jeff Davis County library with historian and raconteur Lonn Taylor […]

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 and photo contest is being hosted by the Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library […]

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 Roasters, Fort Davis State Bank, King Land & Water, and a grant from Humanities Texas.