Workshop series to examine the American West through literature July 11-25

“American West as Living Space,” a three-part series of workshops July 11-25 in Grand Junction, will explore the West through a series of readings and discussions with history and English professors from Colorado Mesa University. The American West is associated with wide-open spaces, lots of elbow room, and open lands beckoning adventurous men and women. […]

“Dragonkyn” author Nathan Smith Jones to present June 24 reading to teens

Young-adult author Nathan Smith Jones will present a reading from his book “Dragonkyn” to teens at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017, in the Teen Area of the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. The reading is open to interested teens ages 12-18 and their families at no charge. Seating is limited. “Dragonkyn” is […]

Comic Con presenter and exhibitor applications are open now!

Mesa County Libraries Comic Con is seeking applications from people and businesses that have ideas for public workshops or would like to participate in the exhibitor fair at Comic Con. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction. Workshops, presentations, and exhibits should […]

Author Ian Doescher to appear Mesa County Libraries Comic Con Saturday, Oct. 7

Ian Doescher, author of the brilliantly unique “William Shakespeare’s Star Wars” book series, will be a special guest at Mesa County Libraries Comic Con on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction. Doescher will speak and sign his books during the day-long Comic Con, a celebration of comic books, comic […]

World Wide Knit in Public Day is Saturday, June 10

Imagine the needles of every knitter in the world, working at the same time. It will happen Saturday, June 10, and local knitters are invited to take part. Join us for World Wide Knit in Public Day, the largest knitter-run event in the world, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017, outside […]

Learn basic market research tools June 8 at Factory

A one-hour class about Market Research is being offered to the public at noon Thursday, June 8, at Factory, 750 Main St. in Grand Junction. The class will describe various market research tools that can help business owners and managers generate more business. There is no charge for the class, which will be led by […]

Teen Video Camp canceled

UPDATE: Unfortunately, the Teen Video Camp has been canceled due to low registration and attendance. Mesa County Libraries plan to offer the class again in the future, so please watch for further information. ORIGINAL POST: “In a world where everything has gone wrong …” You’ve seen those fantastic movie trailers with the booming sound and magnificent special […]

Mesa County Libraries to celebrate Grand Valley Bike Month during June

June is Grand Valley Bike Month 2017, a time when people throughout Mesa County and the rest of Colorado experience the fun and fitness of riding a bicycle to work and for fun. As part of the community-wide festivities, Mesa County Libraries plan to host several activities throughout the month, so air up your bike […]

Summer Reading @ Mesa County Libraries starts tomorrow!

Are you wondering where you will get books to feed your brain this summer? We are ready for you at Mesa County Libraries!  You will be greeted with fresh book selections, generous checkout privileges, engaging programs, and a summer reading challenge that will earn you prizes. Magician Ann Lincoln will kick off summer reading starting Thursday, May 25.  See […]

“Real Boy” film to be shown May 24 at Central Library

  Join us at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, for a screening of “Real Boy,” the next film in the Indie Lens Pop-Up Film Series. The screening takes place at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library Community Room, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. An opening reception begins at 6 p.m., with the film […]