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News & Events





Ongoing and Seasonal Events

The Moffat County Libraries offer a number of free programs throughout the year: 


  • Story Time - Story times for children are hosted every week at the Craig and Dinosaur branches.
  • Summer Reading Progam - Each summer, adults and children can participate in the Summer Reading Program.
  • Winter Reading Program - Each winter, adults and children can participate in the Winter Reading Program. 
  • Youth Club - Youth Club is held Wednesdays at the Craig branch during the summer.
  • Ready-Set-Read - A spring/fall reading program for birth to 5th grade.
  • 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten - An ongoing reading program for you and your young child.
  • Baby Book Bags - Parents of new babies can pick up a complimentary bag, which includes a free book and early literacy information.
  • Dolly Parton's Imagination Library - Children ages 0-5 get a free book in the mail every month.






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Pumpkin Decorating Contest



Craig: Oct. 28 - Nov. 1
Maybell: Oct. 27 - Oct. 31
Dinosaur: Oct. 27 - Oct. 30


  • Bring your decorated pumpkin, squash or gourd to the library, where it will remain on display.
  • All ages are welcome to participate.
  • Be creative, but please keep it “family friendly” (nothing scary).
  • If your pumpkin is carved, it must last all five days—if it starts to go bad it will be thrown away.
  • Please pick up your pumpkin by noon on Saturday—remaining entries will be discarded.




Library Closures


All branches of the Moffat County Libraries will be CLOSED:

  • Nov. 11, 2014 for Veterans Day
  • Nov. 27-30 for Thanksgiving






Story-Time Special Guest: County Commissioner Chuck Grobe




County Commissioner Chuck Grobe will be reading for story time at the Craig branch on Thurs., Nov. 13 at 10:00 and 11:30 a.m., and Thurs., Dec. 11 at 10:00 and 11:30 a.m.




Winter Reading Program at the Library



Coming soon! Sign up online or at the library (beginning Nov. 16) for the "Reading is SNOW Much Fun!" Winter Reading Program, Nov. 16, 2014 - Feb. 16, 2015. Free for all ages! For more details, go to our Winter Reading Program page.





"Ready-Set-Read" Challenge



For birth to 5th grade: The "Ready-Set-Read" challenge is happening this fall, Sept. 1 - Nov. 30, 2014. Check out the "Ready-Set-Read" page for more information!






Stay updated! Check out the Moffat County Calendar.

(To view only library events, search for "library" using the "Search Events" function.)