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Friends of the Mesa County Libraries seek book donations for October sale

The Friends of the Mesa County Libraries are accepting donations of good-quality, gently read books for their upcoming Fall Book Sale. All genres of books, as well as CDs, DVDs, and VHS tapes, are appreciated. Donations may be placed in the Friends Book Depository located at the First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St. across […]


Six-week Youth Leadership Toastmasters training offered Oct. 1-Nov. 5 at Central Library

Youth Leadership Toastmasters, a six-week course for teens designed to take the sting out of public speaking, will be offered Thursdays beginning Oct. 1 at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. The workshop-style course, open to youths in grades 6-12, helps participants become good communicators and develop […]

09-17-15 Social Security

Social Security information presentation set for Sept. 17 at Central Library  

  A representative of the Social Security Administration will present “Social Security Benefits and You,” an overview of benefits available through Social Security, at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library Community Room, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. Topics to be covered include retirement benefits, disability benefits, […]

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Mesa County Libraries book clubs discuss variety of titles in September and October

Book clubs at Mesa County Libraries offer opportunities for readers to enjoy quality books, to participate in interesting discussions, and to talk with other readers. Library book clubs are open to anyone interested in participating.   Here is a roundup of what the clubs are reading in September and October:   Kiva Book Club: “The […]

9-8-15 Crisis Hotline

Screening of “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1” set for Sept. 8 at Central Library

A screening of the documentary “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction.   The film will be followed by a question-and-answer session hosted by Sonja Encke, suicide prevention coordinator for the Veterans Affairs Health […]

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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 […]