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Construction continues on 970West Studio

  The Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio building is taking shape at Fifth Street and Ouray Avenue, across from the Central Library in Grand Junction. Inside, framing reveals the layout of various features, such as the recording studio, the control room, and the artist-in-residence work space. The building will have a main hallway “spine,” similar […]


Did you join the Summer Reading Program this year? If so, take our survey!

If you or your family took part in this year’s Summer Reading Program, we at Mesa County Libraries want to hear from you! We invite you to take a short online survey about your experience with the Summer Reading Program. Results of the survey will help us evaluate the program and its effectiveness. Your answers […]


“Trouble for Papa Bear” puppet show happens Aug. 18-22 at Central Library

“Trouble for Papa Bear” is the next big puppet show at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. Performances are scheduled Aug. 18-22. “Trouble for Papa Bear” is the story of Papa Bear, who loves honey but is headed for trouble when he can’t resist the bee hive! […]


Practice ACT test offered Aug. 22 at Mesa County Central Library

High-school students who plan to take the ACT exam before college can take a practice test and learn more about the ACT from 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction.   At this ACT Test Prep event, students will take a full-length […]

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Palisade Branch landscaping brings touch of green to library

  A newly completed landscaping project at the Mesa County Libraries Palisade Branch, 119 W. Third St., has created a lush, patron-friendly space adjacent to the covered patio. A new lawn, along with some shrubs, young trees, and a fence, give the library’s patio a down-home, backyard feel. Many Palisade Branch patrons enjoy reading outside […]

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Site work begins on 970West Studio building

Site preparation is underway at the future site of the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio building. Crews installed a perimeter fence on Friday, then today (Monday, June 29) began removing old sidewalks and otherwise getting the site ready for construction to begin. The 3,000-square foot digital recording and production studio will be built on library-owned […]

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Mesa County Libraries to begin construction of 970West production studio

Mesa County Libraries plan to break ground in early July on a digital recording and production studio that will offer opportunities for the public to learn and perform professional-level audio and video recording. The studio also will enhance Mesa County Libraries’ ability to document and preserve Mesa County’s unique and vanishing cultural assets. Approximately 3,000 […]


Volunteers needed for variety of roles at Mesa County Libraries

Mesa County Libraries are seeking volunteers to fill a variety of needs at several library locations. Among the specific needs at the current time are: Shelvers and general library volunteers at the Orchard Mesa and Palisade branches. Shelvers at the Central Library. Language tutors for one-on-one tutoring in the Adult Literacy Center at the Central […]