Mesa County Libraries to celebrate Grand Valley Bike Month during June

June is Grand Valley Bike Month 2017, a time when people throughout Mesa County and the rest of Colorado experience the fun and fitness of riding a bicycle to work and for fun. As part of the community-wide festivities, Mesa County Libraries plan to host several activities throughout the month, so air up your bike […]

Summer Reading @ Mesa County Libraries starts tomorrow!

Are you wondering where you will get books to feed your brain this summer? We are ready for you at Mesa County Libraries!  You will be greeted with fresh book selections, generous checkout privileges, engaging programs, and a summer reading challenge that will earn you prizes. Magician Ann Lincoln will kick off summer reading starting Thursday, May 25.  See […]

Little Deaths

In Emma Flint’s compelling new crime novel,Little Deaths, Rose Malone is a complicated woman. A cocktail waitress and single mother of two, she likes booze and men and flashy clothes and lots of makeup.  This makes her unpopular with the dowdy and narrow-minded mothers in her Queens neighborhood; when her two young children go missing, and are […]

Mesa County Libraries to close for Memorial Day holiday weekend

All Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, 2017, for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. In addition, please note that May 21 is the final Sunday until fall that the Central Library will be open. After May 21, the library shifts to its summer operating schedule, which means […]

“Real Boy” film to be shown May 24 at Central Library

  Join us at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, for a screening of “Real Boy,” the next film in the Indie Lens Pop-Up Film Series. The screening takes place at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library Community Room, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. An opening reception begins at 6 p.m., with the film […]

Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries begins May 25

Looking for something fun, engaging, and free to do this summer? Registration is open now for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! This year, Summer Reading will feature a Summer Entertainment Series jam-packed with magicians, musicians, and puppeteers performing at all eight Mesa County Libraries locations. Summer Reading is open to all ages at no […]

Make friends with the birds

Do you ever wish you could slow down and and really see the beauty of the world? Bird watching is a fine way to start, and Mesa County Libraries has a lot of great ways to help you. Watching Birds in Western Colorado, a presentation by Dr. Meredith Walker, is happening Tuesday, May 23 at 3 […]

Calling all Harry Potter fans

In June, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Pottermore is introducing the Wizarding World Book Club, a free, online book club designed for readers to read (or re-read), discuss and debate every book in the series. Sounds like a great reason to scram over to the […]

Adults- join us for coloring fun!

If the hurly-burly of this modern world is getting you down, come to the Central library Monument Community Room May 11, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, and chill out creatively.  We supply the coloring pages, coloring books, and colored pencils, and you bring your own sweet self ( and a friend!). It’s a fun, peaceful way to […]