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March 2017 Newsletter

March 2017 Newsletter

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

March Happenings at the Library

March Happenings at the Library

Bridging La Frontera – Robert Seltzer

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 […]

Cookbook Club Cookie Exchange – Dec 12 @noon

Cookbook Club Cookie Exchange – Dec 12 @noon

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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 Dorie Greenspan or peruse the reference copy while you’re at the library.

December Happenings at the Library

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. […]

The Evolution of the American Bandana

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 […]

This Week at the Library – Oct 17, 2016

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 of the Jeff Davis County Library author talk withDaniel Chacón, 7 p.m. More info here.

More info on October events at the library can be found here.

Bridging La Frontera – Daniel Chacón

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 […]

This Week at the Library – Sept 12, 2016

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 […]

Midsummer Night’s Dream Garden Party

Midsummer Night’s Dream Garden Party

MSND 2016

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 the library.

Please join us! For details, contact the library (432-426-3802) or Friends of the Library: fjdclibrary@gmail.com

Summer 2016 FJDCL Newsletter

Summer 2016 FJDCL Newsletter

Read the entire Summer 2016 Newsletter by clicking the link.

Changes at the Ft. Davis Library

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 […]

Evening With Big Bend Author, Elizabeth A. Garcia

Evening With Big Bend Author, Elizabeth A. Garcia

 

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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 a public book-signing and meet-the-author event from 6:30 to 7:30 at the library in Fort Davis. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.

Elizabeth A. Garcia has lived in Big Bend Country for more than 30 years. She has published five books in the Deputy Ricos Tales Series set in and around Terlingua, as well as other novels.