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Eleanor and Park – Challenged!

  Eleanor and Park is an ultimately hopeful Young Adult novel grounded in some harsh realities that probably won’t feel unfamiliar to many teen readers. The characters face bullying, domestic abuse, and racism. The book still manages to feel light and romantic in spite of the obstacles the characters are facing and illustrates that change is possible […]


Banned Books Week

We are celebrating Banned Books Week this entire week from September 28 through October 2! What is Banned Books Week? It is an annual celebration of the freedom to read! Libraries, schools, and bookstores across the country and across the world highlight titles that have been frequently challenged or banned. In 2015 the week is focused […]


Teen Creative Writing Club

Our Teen Creative Writing Club called Wordsmiths is back to its regular fall hours after a couple of awesome extended summer sessions. All teen writers are welcome to drop in to the community rooms on Monday August 10th from 3:30-5pm to meet fellow writers and get writing advice and tips from local YA authors Renee […]

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YA Audiobook pairs

Looking for a few good audiobooks to get you through your next big trip? Have you heard about SYNC? It’s a free summer audiobook program for young adults. For the next 6 weeks SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week – a current young adult title along with a thematically paired classic or […]


Teen Creative Writing Club

Next Monday will launch the beginning of our Teen Creative Writing Club called Wordsmiths. We’re excited to add this new program to our calendar of regulars. We will meet monthly on the second Monday of each month from 3:30-5pm.

Our instructors are …


Teen Art Submissions

  Mesa County Libraries and Super Rad Art Jam are seeking art submissions in all mediums and subjects from teen artists in Mesa County. Work will be collected February through May 2015 and displayed in the Central Library Teen Area during one of the following months: April, May, June, July, August, or September 2015. Any […]


Teen eBooks

Looking for Young Adult and Teen eBooks? Overdrive has just made them easier to find and browse! Teens now have their own virtual reading room. Take a second to check out all the great new releases that are just a click away. Using Overdrive is easy an…


Overdue for a Library Card?

  Are you or someone you know Overdue for a Library Card? If so, now is the time for you to head over to your nearest Mesa County Libraries location and get a library card (at no charge!). You also can apply online, so it’s easy to do from the computer or other device you’re […]