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Tonight in the Central Children’s Center: Survival Skills with Dr. Bruce Bauerle

Learn how to start a fire, try out some gross edibles like bugs and minnows, and much more tonight at a survival skills presentation in Children's Center at 4:30! Kid's Book Club is about to begin reading Gary Paulsen's Hatchet,…

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Nontraditional quilters display work at Central Library through April 19

The Bookcliffs by Angela Kenley

 

Mesa County Libraries are proud to host an exhibit of unique artistic quilts made by members of The Art Quilt Association.

 

The exhibit, on display in the main corridor and checkout area of …

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Introvert or Extrovert?

You may have heard of the recent New York Times Bestseller, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, which explored how our society is more geared toward extroverts than introverts.  Are you wondering what …

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March Dog Ears starts today at the Central Library!

Dog Ears, our popular program where kids read one-on-one to a certified therapy dog, is at 4pm this afternoon at the Central Library - call or stop by to register! Check out our dates and locations on Wednesday afternoons: March 4th, 4pm: Central…

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Teen Creative Writing Club

Next Monday will launch the beginning of our Teen Creative Writing Club called Wordsmiths. We’re excited to add this new program to our calendar of regulars. We will meet monthly on the second Monday of each month from 3:30-5pm.

Our instructors are …

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Online Biographies

It happens fairly often, students and their parents come to us in search of “library resources” on a particular topic or person. Currently, one of the topics is biographies on people involved with the American Revolution. Unfortunately, sometimes it is …

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Tonight at Neighbor’s Read: Will DeFord and N. 17th St. Band

Kick off March's Neighbor's Read tonight at 6:30pm with Willie Deford and some fun family-friendly country and bluegrass music! Neighbor's Read is a family program where we welcome guests from the local community to read with us and share presentations,…

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Tonight at Neighbor’s Read: Will DeFord and N. 17th St. Band

Kick off March's Neighbor's Read tonight at 6:30pm with Willie Deford and some fun family-friendly country and bluegrass music! Neighbor's Read is a family program where we welcome guests from the local community to read with us and share presentations,…

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Literary Western

A long list of American fiction shows that our large diverse American landscape and frontier mind-set wield strong influence on our narratives and stories. Current day writers in this tradition include Gregory Hill (East of Denver), Ron Carlson …

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