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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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Midsummer Night’s Dream Garden Party

Join us Sunday, September 18, 4-6 pm for our annual “Midsummer Night’s Dream Garden Party” at the Hotel Limpia. Live Elizabethan music, refreshments, cash bar, and excerpts from the Shakespearean play. Tour the Jeff Davis County Library (next door to … Continue reading

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Summer 2016 FJDCL Newsletter

Read the entire Summer 2016 Newsletter by clicking the link.

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Changes at the Ft. Davis Library

As the community says goodbye to retiring County Librarian Toi Fisher, the Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library wish her well and thank her for her service in building the library we have today. We also want to let … Continue reading

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Evening With Big Bend Author, Elizabeth A. Garcia

  A special reception for members of the Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library begins at 5 at the Hotel Limpia. (Not a member? Buy a membership at the door!) Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served. Followed by … Continue reading

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2015 Annual Report

What a year it was! Read more about the activities of the Friends in 2015 by visiting this link to our Annual Report. As an added update, we were notified in January 2016 that a grant from Abell-Hanger Foundation in … Continue reading

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Thank you, Abell-Hanger Foundation!

  The Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library is very pleased to announce the receipt of a grant to assist the libraries in Fort Davis and Valentine in replacing their computers and network systems. This grant comes to us … Continue reading

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2016 Annual Membership Meeting

The Friends of the Jeff Davis County library is a 501(c)3 non-profit and holds an annual membership meeting each year. The 2016 meeting will be Thursday, January 28, at 6 pm at the library in Fort Davis. Members are welcome … Continue reading

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Book publishing event is Tuesday, October 20

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Midsummer Night’s Dream Garden Party is Sunday, September 20 at Hotel Limpia

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Three seniors honored with scholarships

The Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library was able to honor three local high school seniors with scholarships at the 2015 graduation ceremonies in Valentine and Fort Davis. Valentine graduate Gabriela Tarango and Fort Davis graduates Tierney Foster and … Continue reading

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Spring plantings and Memorial Day flags grace the terrace

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Bikes and kids and books! Oh my!

Ride for Reading was a success as the Fort Davis elementary kids got new books delivered by bicyclists. These books are perfect for summer reading!

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Ride for Reading hits the road May 15

On Friday, May 15, starting at 11 a.m. there will be a team of bicyclists delivering free books to more than one hundred students at Dirks-Anderson Elementary in Fort Davis in the “Ride for Reading,” This event was so popular … Continue reading

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National Library Week and Poetry Month celebrated

A unique combination of original poems accompanied by artwork, graphic design, and type faces was on display at the Jeff Davis County Library to commemorate both National Poetry Month and National Library Week.  This year the motto selected by the American … Continue reading

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