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 the laptop carousels – all of which have a place to plug in! The back […]

April 2017 Happenings at the Library!

March 2017 Newsletter

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

March Happenings at the Library

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 earned a journalism degree from UTEP and worked for newspapers such as the Houston Chronical, […]

Winter 2016 Newsletter

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 happen to be on the cover of the book. You can check out “Dorie’s Cookies” by […]

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 group show at the library. Refreshments. 6 – Children’s Library Enrichment Program, 11 a.m. 9 – […]

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. Bring a bag lunch and your bandanas, if you like, for an informal and interesting […]

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 shoot. Meet on Mitre Peak Rd at 7pm. More info here. Thursday, Oct. 20: Friends […]

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 award-winning author who has written four works of fiction and is the first speaker in […]

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. Thursday, Sept. 15 From 4-6 p.m. Celebrate Texas “Power Up Day” by participating in a demonstration […]

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 Hotel Limpia) one hour before and after the Garden Party. Learn about plans for enriching […]

Summer 2016 FJDCL Newsletter

Read the entire Summer 2016 Newsletter by clicking the link.

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 the community know that we will be fully assisting the interim librarian with volunteer staffing […]