Learn how to keep gardening easy and enjoyable

Limited mobility doesn’t have to mean the end of your gardening days. An upcoming presentation titled “Gardening for Seniors: Making Gardening Easy and Enjoyable” will explore clever equipment, modifications to existing gardens, and a few outside-the-box gardens that can help you keep your green thumb. The presentation is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, […]

Five-week Toastmasters Youth Leadership Bootcamp offered March 23-April 20

Toastmasters Youth Leadership Bootcamp, a five-week course for teens designed to develop presentation and leadership skills, will be offered five consecutive Thursdays beginning March 23, 2017, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St., Grand Junction. The workshop-style course, open to teens ages 13-17, helps participants develop communication and leadership skills through […]

Collbran Branch Library hours to expand March 7

The Mesa County Libraries Collbran Branch will be open three more hours each week, beginning March 7. Under new hours approved this week by the Mesa County Public Library District Board of Trustees, the library branch at 111 Main St. in Collbran will open one hour earlier on weekdays, and the traditional lunchtime closure will […]

“The Bad Kids” film screening set for Feb. 22 at Central Library

“The Bad Kids,” a film presenting an inside look at the triumphs and tragedies of an alternative high school in a southeastern California community, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. A wine and appetizer reception starts the evening at 6 p.m., and after […]

Guidebook author to be guest at Table of Content library fundraiser March 4

Ed Sealover, author of a new guidebook to Colorado’s history, natural attractions, and unique watering holes, will be the special guest at the second annual Table of Content fundraiser scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in downtown Grand Junction. Proceeds from Table of Content benefit child […]

Mesa County Libraries take bold steps forward in 2016

By Joseph Sanchez, Director, Mesa County Libraries In 2016, Mesa County Libraries expanded what it means to be a library. From the opening of the 970West Studio to the introduction of an innovative new app, Mesa County Libraries are creating new and different ways to help local residents learn, discover, create, and connect with one another. […]

New 970West Studio Artist in Residence to present variety of workshops

Emmi Hall, a graphic designer with a strong interest in education and artistic expression, is the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio Artist in Residence. During her residency – which lasts from Jan. 9 through April 24, 2017 – Hall will present a variety of workshops and activities for all ages. Hall recently graduated from […]

Explore France in the next Armchair Travelers event Jan. 9

Visit some of Europe’s most popular and beautiful locations in “Exploring France,” the next Armchair Travelers presentation set for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. The coast of Brittany has glorious views of turquoise seas and waves crashing on rocks. Paris, […]