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NaNoWriMo for teens to feature author Renee Collins at kickoff party Monday, Nov. 3

Love books? Write one during November for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)!

 

Mesa County Libraries will focus its NaNoWriMo events on teens ages 12-18 this year. A kickoff party featuring local young-adult author Renee Collins, author of the novel …

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Event on Nov. 11 to honor WWII veterans and open new "Veterans Remember" online video collection

The public is invited to meet and honor World War II veterans and to officially open a new online video collection of veterans’ memories at a special event on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2014.

 

The event is scheduled for …

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Take a musical and photographic trip to the Colorado Rocky Mountains Oct. 20

Whether you’re a veteran mountain hiker or just an armchair mountaineer, you’ll find something to enjoy in Tim and Carrie Cooney’s travel presentation about the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
The presentation is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at …

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Find bargains on great books Oct. 16-18 at Library Friends Fall Book Sale

Find outstanding bargains on great books Oct. 16-18 at the 2014 Fall Book Sale to benefit Friends of the Mesa County Libraries.

 

The sale takes place at the First Congregational Church, 1425 N. 5th St. across the street …

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Tap into The Force with Star Wars Reads Day Oct. 11 at Mesa County Libraries

Of The Force feel the power.

 

Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Mesa County Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction.

 

Special Star Wars-themed games …

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“Makers: Women in Space” leads off new season of Community Cinema Oct. 15

A new season of Community Cinema opens Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Mesa County Central Library with a screening of the film “Makers: Women in Space.”

 

“Makers: Women in Space” traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. …

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Kids to enjoy Halloween puppet shows in October at Mesa County Libraries

“Clifford’s Halloween,” the story of the Big Red Dog’s Halloween adventure, and “Barney’s Halloween Party,” starring the Big Purple Dinosaur, will be performed at Mesa County Libraries locations during October.

 

The shows are open to kids and their grown-ups …

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Explore the unique wildlife of Papua New Guinea Oct. 6 at the Mesa County Central Library

Papua New Guinea is the third-largest remaining rain forest on earth and is home to many unique animals, including six-foot tall birds that can kill with a kick, deadly poisonous birds, kangaroos that live in the trees, huge flying foxes, …

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Entry deadline extended to Sept. 25 for 2014 Culture Fest art show

The entry deadline has been extended to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, for art works to be shown in the “Cultural Connections” juried art show that will take place as part of Mesa County Libraries’ 2014 Culture Fest.

 

The …

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