Attention, Artists! Entry deadline approaches for Culture Fest 2015 Art Show

The entry deadline for the Mesa County Libraries 2015 Culture Fest Juried Art Show is fast approaching! The deadline for entries is Monday, Oct. 5.  The exhibition is competitive and is open to artists 18 and older who live in Mesa County. Two-dimensional fine art, including photography and computer-generated work, will be accepted. Work cannot […]


Start the weekend early – Collbran Kids Club moves to Friday

Beginning on Friday, October 2nd, the Kids Club at the Collbran branch library will take place on Friday afternoons, 4:30 – 5:30.  Elementary school-age kids will enjoy craft and Lego activities.  For more information, call the Collbran branch (487-3545) or the Central library (243-4442).


Marvel and a Wonder

In 1995, the fading farm town of Mount Holly, Indiana, has an air of mourning. Shops are empty. Factory farms have muscled out people like Jim Falls, a struggling chicken farmer. A Korean-War veteran with old age ailments, he fights to survive each day while raising his biracial teenage grandson Quentin. With an off-putting weirdness, […]


Star Wars Reads Day set for Saturday, Oct. 10, at Central Library

May the Force be with you for Star Wars Reads Day, which will take place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. Kids, teens, and adults will find many entertaining activities happening at the library for Star Wars Reads Day, including […]


Puppet show coming to De Beque!

The Adventures with Elephant and Piggy puppet show is traveling to the De Beque branch on Friday, October 2nd.  The show will begin at 11 a.m.  For more information, please call 283-8625.

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Social Media class on Wednesday

New to social media?  Tired of people telling you to get on Facebook?  Or, you’ve had an account for years, but you haven’t done anything with it.  You have questions: what’s social media?  why bother?  is it safe? what do I do with it? how do I keep private stuff private? why am I getting […]


Mesa County Libraries to observe Banned Books Week Sept. 28-Oct. 2

Mesa County Libraries will celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2015. Banned Books Week is an annual event observed by libraries, bookstores, teachers, schools, and others throughout the United States. Its purpose is to highlight the right and freedom of everyone to access reading materials of their choosing. During […]


Tech help at Fruita September 22nd

Tech Table comes to the Fruita branch on Tuesday, September 22nd from 4-5 p.m.  Bring your gadgets (smartphone, tablet, or laptop) and your questions. We help patrons on a first come-first served basis.  In order to assist as many people as possible, we limit each patron to a maximum of 30 minutes.  For more information, […]

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90 Years Ago in Grand Junction

On Sunday, September 20, 1925 the residents of Grand Junction must have been excited about the upcoming week. Monday would mark the beginning of classes at the first college in Grand Junction and the newest institution of higher learning in Colorado. Grand Junction State Junior College opened it doors to students at 8:00 AM on […]


Orchard Mesa Story Time Fridays

Our Orchard Mesa branch has a wonderfully warm and cozy story time every Friday at 10 a.m.  Please join us! Also, on Wednesday, September 23rd from 4-5 p.m. we’ll have a Dog Ears program – giving children an opportunity to read to a therapy/service dog.  Please call in advance to reserve a spot (243-0181 or […]