“Meet the Patels” opens film series Dec. 7 at the Central Library

“Meet the Patels” kicks off a new season of Indie Lens Pop-Up film screenings Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. A pre-film reception starts at 6 p.m., and the screening begins at 6:30 p.m. The film will be followed by a community discussion. Ravi Patel is almost […]


Learn about OpenStreetMap Dec. 3 at the Central Library

Want to learn more about your neighborhood and your community? is an online open-source map of the world that lets anyone add information about the places they know best. Learn about OpenStreetMap and how you can use it. Mesa County Libraries will host an information session at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at […]


Acclaimed documentary “Screenagers” to be shown Dec. 6 at Central Library

The acclaimed new documentary “Screenagers” is coming to the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction, for a showing and panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. “Screenagers” is a 2016 film that looks at the struggles families face over social media, video games, academics, and Internet addiction. […]


Giving Trees at Mesa County Libraries to help needy during holiday season

Mesa County Libraries and Grand Valley Catholic Outreach are working together to help local needy families during the holidays. Giving Trees decorated with gift requests from underprivileged Mesa County residents of all ages are at the Central Library in Grand Junction and library branches in Clifton, De Beque, Fruita, and Palisade through Dec. 10, 2016. Using […]


New Indie Lens film series begins Dec. 7

A new season of Indie Lens Pop-Up film screenings will begin in December at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, and the film lineup has a little something for everyone. From water scarcity in Colorado to drone warfare, the films explore a wide variety of issues. All films are shown in the Central Library’s Community […]

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Mesa County Libraries announce 2016 holiday-season closures

All Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, in observance of Veterans Day. In addition, Mesa County Libraries will be closed on the following dates during the upcoming holiday season: Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25 (libraries close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23) Saturday through Monday, Dec. 24-26 Sunday […]


Can It for Fines results in $980 of waived fines

Thanks to all of our library patrons who participated in the Can It for Fines amnesty event Oct. 19-20. In case you were wondering, Mesa County Libraries waived about $980 in overdue fines in exchange for donations of canned food items. During the event, patrons could get $1 off of their overdue fine balance for each […]


Birding presentation set for Thursday, Nov. 3, at Central Library

  Learn more about the unique species of birds in Mesa County and why the area is a destination for birding enthusiasts in “Why Birders Flock to Colorado,” a public presentation set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. The […]


Kick off National Novel Writing Month in November at Mesa County Libraries

  Do you think you have a novel in you? Find out by participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) during November. Start right by attending a NaNoWriMo Kickoff Discussion and Party with an inspirational panel featuring published Young Adult authors Renee Collins, James Van Pelt, and Shannon Maynard. The discussion happens at 4 p.m. […]