Teen Art Exhibit

Mesa County teens have been getting creative this summer! Between our Storytelling Through Comics workshop and the Super Rad workshop on continuous contour line drawing we ended up with some great art! Drop by the Teen Center in the Central Library for an open house between 6-8pm on Thursday July 2nd to celebrate the art. […]


Workshop on July 8 to explore best practices for working with volunteers

“Life Cycle of a Volunteer,” a workshop exploring best practices for organizations that work with volunteers, is scheduled for 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction.   The workshop will look at best practices along the continuum of volunteer service: recruiting, training, […]

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Site work begins on 970West Studio building

Site preparation is underway at the future site of the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio building. Crews installed a perimeter fence on Friday, then today (Monday, June 29) began removing old sidewalks and otherwise getting the site ready for construction to begin. The 3,000-square foot digital recording and production studio will be built on library-owned […]

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Picture Book of the Week: This is Sadie

This is Sadie. Sadie has a great imagination – her past adventures include being a mermaid under the sea, a boy raised by wolves, the Mad Hatter during a tea party, and much more. Sometimes, Sadie has wings, and other times, Sadie travels in a boat made out of a cardboard box – the sky’s the limit as […]

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Mesa County Libraries to begin construction of 970West production studio

Mesa County Libraries plan to break ground in early July on a digital recording and production studio that will offer opportunities for the public to learn and perform professional-level audio and video recording. The studio also will enhance Mesa County Libraries’ ability to document and preserve Mesa County’s unique and vanishing cultural assets. Approximately 3,000 […]


Teen Gaming!

Teens – beat the heat and drop in tomorrow (Friday, June 26th) for Teen Gaming! We’ll have multiple consoles and games and an area for table top gaming. Teen Gaming is in the Community Rooms for the summer months so there’s plenty of room to spread out. Bring a friend!

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Kid’s yoga tonight at Neighbor’s Read

Come to the Central Library tonight at 6:30 as we welcome yoga instructor Niki Fitzgerald who will teach us some kid-friendly stretches and poses! 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.