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Before the Grand Mesa National Forest Existed

Many residents of western Colorado recognize the Grand Mesa as one of the dominant landmarks in the Grand Valley.  It rises to over 10,000 feet in elevation and contributes to the overall beauty of our region. The Grand Mesa National Forest was established on March, 11 1924 but it didn’t always go by that name. In […]

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970West Studio to open Jan. 4 and 5 with walk-in orientation sessions

We are pleased to announce that the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio will open to the public with a series of orientation sessions on Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 4 and 5. Anyone who wishes to use the 970West Studio must first complete an orientation session that covers basic rules, equipment, and other general information about the studio. […]

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Neighbors Read in January to feature dance, theater, a puppet show, and collage

In January 2016, the weekly “Neighbors Read” family story time at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library will feature dance and theater interpretations of “Alice in Wonderland,” as well as a puppet-show performance of “Peter and the Wolf” and a collage session. Neighbors Read happens at 6:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Central Library. Neighbors […]

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Monthly meetings to provide information to local immigrant community

A series of monthly meetings to provide information to the local immigrant community are scheduled from January through June in the Mesa County Libraries Central Library Community Room, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. Information at the meetings will be presented in both English and Spanish. Topics to be discussed at the meetings […]

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New e-newsletter available for 970West Studio

Curious about what’s happening at the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio? We soon will begin publishing a new email newsletter specifically for people interested in classes and other subjects related to the 970West Studio, the library’s public multimedia production studio. We invite you to sign up for the newsletter if you’re interested. Also, if […]