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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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Friends of the Mesa County Libraries seek book donations for October sale

The Friends of the Mesa County Libraries are accepting donations of good-quality, gently read books for their upcoming Fall Book Sale. All genres of books, as well as CDs, DVDs, and VHS tapes, are appreciated. Donations may be placed in the Friends Book Depository located at the First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St. across […]


Six-week Youth Leadership Toastmasters training offered Oct. 1-Nov. 5 at Central Library

Youth Leadership Toastmasters, a six-week course for teens designed to take the sting out of public speaking, will be offered Thursdays beginning Oct. 1 at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. The workshop-style course, open to youths in grades 6-12, helps participants become good communicators and develop […]

09-17-15 Social Security

Social Security information presentation set for Sept. 17 at Central Library  

  A representative of the Social Security Administration will present “Social Security Benefits and You,” an overview of benefits available through Social Security, at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library Community Room, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. Topics to be covered include retirement benefits, disability benefits, […]

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Mesa County Libraries book clubs discuss variety of titles in September and October

Book clubs at Mesa County Libraries offer opportunities for readers to enjoy quality books, to participate in interesting discussions, and to talk with other readers. Library book clubs are open to anyone interested in participating.   Here is a roundup of what the clubs are reading in September and October:   Kiva Book Club: “The […]

9-8-15 Crisis Hotline

Screening of “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1” set for Sept. 8 at Central Library

A screening of the documentary “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction.   The film will be followed by a question-and-answer session hosted by Sonja Encke, suicide prevention coordinator for the Veterans Affairs Health […]