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Painted Horses

Malcolm Brooks’ new novel Painted Horses takes place in post-WWII America. Catherine Lemay eschews convention, choosing archaeology over marriage to a Manhattan banker. She goes to work for the River Basin Survey near the Montana-Wyoming border to identify any significant …

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Alright, alright, alright... I'm a fan, Mr. McConaughey.

At last Monday’s Emmy Awards, a whole mess of people lost their office pools when supposed sure thing, Matthew McConaughey, lost Lead Actor in a Drama to Bryan Cranston (his fourth career win, for the final season of Breaking

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“Neighbors Read” at Mesa County Libraries to feature lizards, music, and more in September

The weekly “Neighbors Read” family story time at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library will feature guests discussing everything from music to lizards in September.

 

Neighbors Read happens at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday at the Central Library, Fifth Street

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A Great Adventure

Looking for a great adventure and a great historical novel? Sharpe’s Tiger, by Bernard Cornwell, is the perfect choice. Young Richard Sharpe, former thief and illiterate ne’er-do-well,is a private in the British army in India in 1799. Sharpe is …

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Mesa County Libraries announce hours for Labor Day weekend

Mesa County Libraries have announced their hours of operation for the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend.

 

The Collbran, Orchard Mesa, and Palisade branches – which typically are open on Saturdays – will be closed Saturday, Aug. 30. All Mesa …

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Mesa County Libraries seek volunteers to help with events and other tasks

Mesa County Libraries are seeking motivated, reliable volunteers to assist with a variety of library tasks as well as some upcoming special events.

 

Volunteer needs are:

 

● Help with set-up, food serving, and clean-up for the Hispanic Heritage …

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“Wrenched” film about author Edward Abbey to be shown Sept. 2 at Central Library

“Wrenched,” a documentary film about author Edward Abbey and the activist environmental movement inspired by his writings, is scheduled for a public showing at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand …

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Explore Steampunk with film and discussion Aug. 23 at the Central Library

What is Steampunk? Learn more about this popular sci-fi subgenre with a film and panel discussion set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue.

 

The movie “Van Helsing” …

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A dark and chilling story

Three teenage girls and their inseparable bond are at the heart of  The Fever, by Megan Abbott. Deenie, Lise, and Gabby share everything until Lise  suffers a mysterious seizure in class one day.  Soon, other girls at …

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