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Summer Reading ends tomorrow

Summer Reading 2014 is coming to a close, so now is your last chance to fill in those bingo squares and pick up your prizes! Stop by with your completed bingos before 5pm tomorrow, July 26th to grab your treasure…

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A dark and chilling story

Three teenage girls and their inseparable bond are at the heart of  The Fever, by Megan Abbott. Deenie, Lise, and Gabby share everything until Lise  suffers a mysterious seizure in class one day.  Soon, other girls at …

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Getting Cage-y

I recently got into a discussion with some coworkers about the dubious merits of a Nicolas Cage performance. These days it’s likely that any talk of this two-time Academy Award nominee will be less about the actor’s accolades and more about his …

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Summer Reading wrap-up parties set for July 22-25 at various locations

The 2014 Summer Reading Program at Mesa County Libraries ends July 26, and participants are invited to a party to celebrate their success!

 

Several wrap-up parties are planned July 22-25 at library locations throughout Mesa County. Entertainment for parties …

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High Desert Opera presents a glimpse of “Madame Butterfly” July 21

Interested in opera and wondering what “Madame Butterfly” is all about? Come to the Mesa County Libraries Central Library at 6 p.m. Monday, July 21, and learn about the background of Giacomo Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly” as presented by the High …

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Junior Scientist Series to cover reptiles and macaws in July and August

Plan now to attend the Junior Scientist Series presentations in July and August at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue.

 

–  Feeding Modes of Reptiles, presented by Dr. Paul Hampton – 6:30 p.m., Monday, …

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Beyond Words Book Club to discuss “Into the Wild” July 23

Mesa County Libraries’ newest book club, the Beyond Words Book Club, will discuss Jon Krakauer’s “Into the Wild” at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at in the Central Library’s Monument Community Room, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue.
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Unraveling the Perfect Marriage

In  You Should Have Known, by Jean Hanff Korelitz, Grace Reinhart Sachs really has it all: a happy marriage to a pediatric oncologist, a bright young son, a perfect old apartment in Manhattan, and a thriving career as a …

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GJ Rockies players to read to kids for Saturday Story Time July 12 at the Central Library

Join Mesa County Libraries and the Grand Junction Rockies at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 12, for a special bilingual Saturday Story Time at the Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in downtown Grand Junction.

 

GJ Rockies players will read “Curious …

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