New Bike Fixit Station at Central!

Need some air in your tires?  Want to tighten up those loose handlebars or adjust your brakes?  Now you can do all that and more with our new DERO Fixit bike repair station at the Central Library!  The station has an air pump and all the basic tools you need to mount your bike and […]

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970West Studio Open House set for 4-7 p.m. Nov. 18

The public is invited to walk through and learn more about the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio at an Open House from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. This unique public multimedia production studio is located at Fifth Street and Ouray Avenue, just north of the Central Library. The public Open House will include self-guided […]

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Library Foundation sets stage to create unique new Wild Colorado mobile app

The Mesa County Public Library Foundation is setting the stage to develop a wildlife-identification and outdoor-recreation mobile app that will bring the research power of the library to users’ smartphones. The Wild Colorado app will contain a searchable database of Colorado mammals, birds, fish, and reptiles that lets users identify wildlife they see while enjoying […]

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Write your novel during National Novel Writing Month at Mesa County Libraries

Think you have what it takes to write a novel? Get started at Mesa County Libraries during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November. Library staff will have how-to resources available on four dates to help you begin your novel. Bring your laptop and your ideas to the Central Library’s Monument Community Room from 1-5 […]

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Culture Fest 2015 to feature entertainment, food, art, and fun Nov. 6 and 7

Culture Fest 2015, Mesa County Libraries’ popular annual celebration of western Colorado’s cultural diversity, is scheduled from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. A reception honoring participants and winners in this year’s Culture Fest Art Show is set from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. […]


Learn to write a holiday memoir Nov. 10 at the Central Library

Looking for a way to share a special holiday memory? Learn how by attending “Writing a (Short) Holiday Memoir” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. This lively talk by writer Sandra Dorr will describe the art of the memoir, […]

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From Model T to 4G: Learn techniques for managing multiple generations in the workforce

Four generations work in today’s labor force, presenting challenges and opportunities for organizations of all sizes and types. An upcoming workshop at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library will help organizations understand how people of different generations view paid and volunteer work. “From Model T to 4G: Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce” is scheduled for 5:30 […]


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 […]