Neighbors Read May 2015

CMU Actors perform scenes from The Stonecutter tonight at Neighbors Read

Don’t miss Neighbor’s Read tonight at 6:30 in the Central Library Children’s Center, where we will welcome CMU actors who will perform scenes from the kids play “The Stonecutter.” Neighbor’s Read is a weekly program where we welcome guests from the local community for a fun, informative presentation. Stop by any Thursday on your way […]


Teen Kickoff Party w/ Illumicirque Firedancers

Teens – don’t miss our special after-hours party on Friday night from 7-9pm at the Central Library! From 7-:8:30 we’ll have games, giveaways, trivia, facepainting, and food in our community rooms. And of course you’ll have the chance to sign up for the Summer Reading Program! When the sun goes down around 8:30 Grand Junction’s […]

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The Amazing Arthur kicks off the Summer Reading Program this week at four Mesa County Libraries locations!

The Amazing Arthur is not just a person, it’s an experience! Join us for a fantastically amazing comedy, magic, yoyo, juggling, audience participation show that is perfect for kids and adults! Kick off Summer Reading with this awesome program. The Amazing Arthur is performing at the following dates, times and locations: Wednesday, May 27th at […]


The Summer Reading Program is here – pick up your reading log now!

The Summer Reading Program is officially here! Stop by your Mesa County Libraries location to pick up your reading log starting today. Still need to register for the Summer Reading Program? Save time waiting in line and register online now! For up-to-date information on the Summer Reading Program, including kickoff party events, prizes, and more, […]

Superhero Party 2015

Celebrate the beginning of summer with a Superhero party at Central!

Join us at the Central Library for story time this Tuesday and Thursday at 10am, where we are hosting a superhero party! Kids are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero. Come listen to a special story time, get an amazing balloon creation, and play fun games. Can’t get enough of super heroes? Sign up […]

Neighbors Read May 2015

FIRST Robotics Team tonight at Neighbor’s Read

Come to Neighbor’s Read at 6:30pm tonight at the Central Library to meet the Hi-Fives FIRST Robotics Team and their competition robot! From the Hi-Fives Facebook page: The Hi Fives’ provide a mentoring environment for young adults from all five Grand Valley high schools. FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams high school students with professional engineers, […]


Teens – Watch The Hobbit tomorrow!

Now that school is out for most teens in the area, drop in at the Central Library’s Teen Center tomorrow afternoon at 3pm to watch the newly released The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies. We’ll have movie snacks and make Hobbit themed crafts! Find this event and more on our events calendar.

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Learn About Local Ghost Towns

A look at Mesa County’s ghost towns is a look in the economic mirror of the region.  Towns have grown and disappeared all due to the boom and bust cycle that is all too common to the American West.  In “Exploring Ghost Towns of Mesa County,” we will discuss some of the hopes and dreams […]


Kickoff for Summer Reading Program is May 26-June 4; Registration is open now!

Summer is rapidly approaching, and now is the time to register for this year’s Summer Reading Program at Mesa County Libraries.   You can register online at or in person at any of Mesa County Libraries’ eight convenient locations. There is no charge to participate, and the more you read, the more chances you […]