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Giving Trees at Mesa County Libraries 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 available at the Central Library in …

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Clifton and Fruita Branch Library closures scheduled for technology upgrade

Two Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed for one day each in December for technology upgrades.

 

The Clifton Branch Library, 590 32 Road, will be closed Monday, Dec. 8. It will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 9.

 

The …

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New videos posted to Veterans Remember collection

Few war experiences could be more frightening yet brave than parachuting at night into enemy-held territory. That’s exactly what Jim Stafford of Grand Junction did on June 6, 1944, as a paratrooper on the leading edge of the D-Day invasion …

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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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