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This is the Water

Annie watches her daughters at swim practice, while wondering why her husband doesn’t kiss her anymore. At the same time, a  killer watches the girls and imagines seeing the life leaving their eyes. In This is the Water, by Yannick …

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Kids to build and launch rockets April 10 & 17 at Fruita Branch Library

Start the countdown to this year’s Junior Rocket Launch at the Mesa County Libraries Fruita Branch!

 

Registration is now open for kids from kindergarten through 6th grade who want to build and launch their own rockets. Members of the …

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Teen Spring Break events

Looking for something to do over break? The library has lots to keep you busy! Stop by to stock up on reading materials, video games, and DVDs. Plan your trip around some of our awesome regular teen programming!

Today, Wednesday…

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“Neighbors Read” Family Story Time at Central Library moves to Thursday nights beginning April 9

The weekly “Neighbors Read” family story time at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library will move to Thursday nights beginning April 9. Neighbors Read will continue to feature fun activities and guests each week, but it will take place on …

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Our Souls at Night

In this last novel before his death in 2014, acclaimed novelist Haruf (Benediction) captures small-town life to perfection in his signature spare style. Addie Moore and Louis Waters have been neighbors in the eastern Colorado farming town of …

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Puppet shows in April to generate excitement for this year's Summer Reading Program

It isn’t too early to start planning your participation in this year’s Mesa County Libraries Summer Reading Program, and a special puppet show planned for library branch locations during April is aimed at getting kids excited about reading.

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Tomorrow at Make It Tuesdays: Fused plastic crafts

Make a wallet, bag, or whatever your heart desires out of melted plastic tomorrow at 3:30 in the Central Teen Center! We'll provide the plastic and iron, you provide your ideas (here's a Pinterest board of fused plastic crafts to get…

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Picture book of the week: The Hula-Hoopin Queen

Kameeka's a hula hooping master, but can she prove herself as the number one hula hooper on her block? Find out in this week's picture book, Thelma Lynn Godin's Hula-Hoopin' Queen. Today's the day that Kameeka must help her mother…

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Book Review: The Poisoner's Handbook

Last night the Kiva Book Club discussed The Poisoner’s Handbook, a non-fiction book by Deborah Blum. All in all, it was a successful selection.

 

Some people found parts of the book slow, a little heavy on the technical/science …

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