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Rosetta Stone is Here!

We’re so excited to add Rosetta Stone to our list of eResources!  Whether you’re looking to learn a brand new language, further your ESL learning as a non-native English speaker, or brush up on a language for business or vacation travel, Rosetta Stone Library Solution is the perfect tool. This vital resource includes 30 languages […]

The Mangle Street Murders

The Mangle Street Murders

In 1882 London, a detective duo playfully reminiscent of Holmes and Watson debut in M.R.C. Kasasian’s The Mangle Street Murders. When March Middleton’s father dies, she agrees to live with her godfather, the eminent “personal” detective (private is for bedrooms, he says), Sidney Grice. Cold-blooded, vain and avaricious, Grice is approached when a beautiful young […]

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Fly-tying art exhibit to open with reception May 1 at Central Library

Mesa County Libraries are hosting an opening reception and fly tying demonstration from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 1, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction, for a new art exhibit to be displayed in the Central Library Corridor Gallery. “The Art of the Fly: A Photographic Appreciation for the Artistry of […]

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Library Comic Con and Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday, May 2

If you like comics, sci-fi, and superheroes, then you’ll love Library Comic Con at the Mesa County Central Library on Saturday, May 2. The Central Library is hosting a mini Comic Con, or fan convention, to celebrate comics and the culture that surrounds them. Special events and appearances are planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, throughout the library. Stop by for […]

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Volunteers needed for variety of roles at Mesa County Libraries

Mesa County Libraries are seeking volunteers to fill a variety of needs at several library locations. Among the specific needs at the current time are: Shelvers and general library volunteers at the Orchard Mesa and Palisade branches. Shelvers at the Central Library. Language tutors for one-on-one tutoring in the Adult Literacy Center at the Central […]

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Outdoor adventurer to discuss Everest region April 20 at Central Library

Outdoor adventurer Michael Adler will present “Trekking and Climbing near Everest,” a photo show and talk describing a 15-day trip he took in 2011 to the Everest and Gokyo regions of Nepal. His presentation is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Monday, April 20, in the Central Library Community Room, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue. Adler’s itinerary […]

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Investing Resources Available@Your Library!

Did you know that your Mesa County library card gives you access to help you invest your money without even having to leave your home? The library has two online resources for investment information that are available 24/7 and are constantly being updated: Morningstar and Value Line.   If you’re new to investing, or have […]

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Karen Kllanxhja named Development Director for Mesa County Libraries

Karen Kllanxhja, a seven-year staff member of Mesa County Libraries, has been named Development Director for the library district.   As Development Director, Kllanxhja will lead grant-writing and fundraising activities for the Mesa County Public Library District and will serve as the library’s liaison to the Mesa County Public Library Foundation and the Friends of […]

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Tonight at Neighbor’s Read: Springtime Yoga

Tonight is our first Neighbor’s Read on its new night: Thursdays at 6:30pm. Come by the Central Library Children’s Center for Springtime Yoga! Neighbor’s Read is a family program where we welcome guests from the local community to read with us and share presentations, stories and all-around-awesomeness about what they do. Check out the rest […]

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Neighbor’s Read has moved to Thursday nights!

Wondering what’s going down at Neighbor’s Read? Well, starting this week, the program has moved to Thursday nights! Join us again this Thursday, the 9th, at 6:30 for Springtime yoga in the Central Library Children’s Center. Check out the rest of the events we have going on at Neighbor’s Read in April: April 9th: Springtime […]