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New e-newsletter available for 970West Studio

Curious about what’s happening at the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio? We soon will begin publishing a new email newsletter specifically for people interested in classes and other subjects related to the 970West Studio, the library’s public multimedia production studio. We invite you to sign up for the newsletter if you’re interested. Also, if […]

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ROC Day at the Central Library to feature fiber arts demonstrations

If you’re a fan of yarn, cloth, and fiber arts, tie a string around your finger and remember to visit the Mesa County Libraries Central Library from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, for ROC Day. Historically, ROC Day is a centuries-old celebration by European weavers and spinners who returned to work after the […]

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Mesa County Libraries announce hours for upcoming holidays

Mesa County Libraries have announced hours for upcoming holidays. All Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday. Libraries will return to normal operating hours Dec. 26. All library locations will close at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, and remain closed Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, […]

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“Wild Land Hikes Both Near and Far” explores wilderness Dec. 21 

From local favorites such as Dominguez Wilderness and the Palisade Wilderness Study Area to California’s Mokelumne Wilderness, members of the local chapter of Great Old Broads for Wilderness visited 21 areas and hiked more than 200 miles. Janice Shepherd will discuss some of those special places in “Wild Land Hikes Both Near and Far,” an […]

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Generous contribution propels Wild Colorado mobile app beyond its fundraising goal  

  A fundraising campaign to help develop Wild Colorado, a wildlife-identification and outdoor-recreation mobile app under development by the Mesa County Public Library Foundation, reached its goal Dec. 8 with a generous contribution from Alpine Bank. The library Foundation has been seeking contributions for the project since early November via the Kickstarter website. The Kickstarter […]