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Former sentinel at Tomb of the Unknown Solider to speak at Central Library

Colorado resident Tom Tudor, who served at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider in Washington, D.C., will present “Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at the Mesa County Libraries Central …

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“Neighbors Read” to feature French horns and Thanksgiving cards in November

“Neighbors Read” family story time at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library will feature guests demonstrating the French horn and helping kids make Thanksgiving thank-you cards in November.

 

Neighbors Read is a family-oriented story time in which members of …

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Culture Fest 2014 to feature entertainment, food and art Nov. 7 and 8

Culture Fest 2014, Mesa County Libraries’ popular annual celebration of western Colorado’s cultural diversity, is scheduled from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction.

 

A reception honoring participants …

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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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