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Programs and events
Free and open to the public -- bring a friend!

Sept. 4, 11 am: Storytime for children of all ages with a caregiver. Stories, music, writing, and other literacy activities. All are welcome.
Sept. 6, 6-8 pm:  Marfa Public Radio's Storytelling Workshop. Ever wanted to learn how to become a better storyteller? Have a great story you can’t wait to tell? Come learn the basics at this free workshop. Space is limited. To reserve a spot, email storytelling@marfapublicradio.org. For more information, click here.  
Sept. 7, noon: Learn at Lunch. This informational session and demonstration focuses on our free interlibrary loan services. Find out more about how to access materials not owned by Jeff Davis County Library by searching for books, DVDs, and audiobooks, and how to place requests online from anywhere you have an internet connection.
Sept. 10, noon: TEDxJDCL with volunteer Kathy Hurst. Watch TED Talks on a theme each month and join in the discussion. All are welcome. You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.
Sept. 11, 11 am: Storytime for children of all ages with a caregiver. Stories, music, writing, and other literacy activities. All are welcome.

Sept. 12, noon: Talk Dewey to Me nonfiction book club meeting will feature a roundtable to discuss favorite nonfiction books and make reading recommendations. You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Click here for the link to the Goodreads group.
Sept. 15, noon: Davis Mountains Button Club, noon- 2 p.m. Sept. 15. All are welcome to learn more about this fascinating hobby. For more information, click here.
Sept. 18, 11 am: Storytime for children of all ages with a caregiver. Stories, music, writing, and other literacy activities. All are welcome.
Sept. 25, 10:15 am: Writing Workshop for children ages 10 and older with National Writing Project Teacher Kathy Hurst, featuring guided instruction in various genres.
Space is limited in this add-on enrichment to storytime; register at the library, 432-426-3802 or library@co.jeff-davis.tx.us.
Sept. 25, 10:15 am: Art & Stories for children ages 5-9, featuring children's literature paired with process art projects using the Deep Space Sparkle curriculum. Space is limited in this add-on enrichment to storytime; register at the library, 432-426-3802 or library@co.jeff-davis.tx.us.
Sept. 25, 11 am: Storytime for children of all ages with a caregiver. Stories, music, writing, and other literacy activities. All are welcome.
Sept. 25, 10 am-6 pm: National Voter Registration Day. Stop by any time to register to vote or to change your address on your voter registration. 
Sept. 26, noon: Learn at Lunch with Jim Olsen. This popular presenter and longtime amateur astronomer returns with a discussion about telescopes and astronomy. You are welcome to bring a sack lunch. 
Sept. 26, 2-5 pm: Veterans oral history project. Veterans are asked to participate in this project for the Library of Congress.
Sept. 27, 6-8 pm: Parents Night Out Craft Time. Parents can decorate a silk scarf using an easy dyeing technique with tissue paper. Registration limited to the first 12 adults to register. Children are welcome to do their own crafts or puzzles, but no child care will be provided.
Sept. 29, 10 am-2 pm: Basin PBS presents a "The Great American Read" Read-In with book discussions, swag, and a visit from the Midland Public Library Bookmobile and special guest librarians! For more information, click here.

Programs and classes that do not meet a minimum registration number in advance may be canceled. Please call ahead to confirm classes.


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Phone: 432-426-3802
Email: library@co.jeff-davis.tx.us

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