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Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday, May 7, at all Mesa County Libraries

Free Comic Book Day, a nationwide event at participating libraries and comic book shops, will be celebrated Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Mesa County Libraries locations. Patrons of all ages may pick up a free comic book at any library location during regular hours on May 7. At the Central Library in downtown Grand Junction, […]

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“Growing National Parks in the Country of Georgia” set for April 18 at Central Library

From 2003 to 2014, Ken Mabery, superintendent of Colorado National Monument, led several U.S. Department of the Interior teams that helped the former Soviet republic of Georgia set up a system of national parks and other protected lands. Hear about his experiences in “Growing National Parks in the Country of Georgia,” a presentation scheduled for 6:30 p.m. […]


“Table of Content” fundraiser on March 4 to benefit Mesa County Libraries Youth Services

Enjoy a unique evening in the library, sampling signature appetizers, desserts, and beverages from Mesa County’s best restaurants, breweries, and wineries Friday, March 4, at the “Table of Content” fundraiser to benefit Youth Services at Mesa County Libraries. Those who attend also can meet J. Ryan Stradal, author of “Kitchens of the Great Midwest,” the […]

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Tell us how we’re doing! Take our library survey

Here is your chance to tell Mesa County Libraries how we’re doing. Please take a few moments to complete our survey about the services at your local library. We’ve designed the survey so that it should take no more than five or 10 minutes to complete, and your honest answers will help us provide you […]


Calling all artists! Apply now for 970West Studio Artist in Residence

Artists in Mesa County are invited to apply for one of three Artist in Residence spots available during 2016 in the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio. The entry deadline is Feb. 26, and applications may be submitted online at Artists 18 and older who live in Mesa County are eligible to apply. Artists may […]

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Applications being accepted for Mesa County Libraries Board of Trustees opening

Applications are being accepted for an opening on the Mesa County Public Library District Board of Trustees. The seven-member volunteer board adopts and oversees the budget, bylaws, and policies of the district; conducts long-range planning; and hires and evaluates the library director. Board terms are for five years. Library district trustees are appointed by the […]

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Monthly meetings to provide information to local immigrant community

A series of monthly meetings to provide information to the local immigrant community are scheduled from January through June in the Mesa County Libraries Central Library Community Room, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. Information at the meetings will be presented in both English and Spanish. Topics to be discussed at the meetings […]