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Your Right to Read

Our wrapped Banned Book titles were a great success due to each of you who “took a chance” on what you would get! Each title had only the reason(s) it was banned on the cover to identify it, yet they disappeared off the display each day. Some of you also wrote in our Banned Journal […]

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Dungeons & Dragons and Tabletop Gaming in the Teen Center!

October 7th will kick off the first meeting of an ongoing Dungeons and Dragons campaign in the Teen Center. Register now to take part in a campaign that is for teens only! As a member of the D&D crew, you’ll meet every first and third Friday of the month at 3pm in the Teen Center. Don’t […]

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Comic Con to celebrate comics, sci-fi, and more Oct. 8  

  Costumes, fan meet-ups, a panel discussion, and a variety of activities for kids, teens, and adults will highlight the second annual Mesa County Libraries Comic Con from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at the Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction.   Comic Con is a celebration […]

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Learn to Play an Instrument with Lynda

Great news!  You can now learn to play an instrument with your library card and Lynda.com.  Lynda is already an industry leader when it comes to software and business training, and now they’ve brought that same excellence to learning music! Lynda now has courses in voice training, songwriting, guitar, drums, piano and bass.  There are […]

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Local History Book Review – Uranium: Where It Is and How to Find it

Paul Dean Proctor’s book Uranium: Where It Is and How to Find it was published in 1954. During this time a uranium mining boom was taking place in the western United States and Mesa County was a hub for that industry. Several uranium mills operated in our region and the Atomic Energy Commission was headquartered […]

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Jr. Scientist Academy

The Jr. Scientist program at the library is bumping up a notch.  CMU professors have motivated, educated and entertained young scientists from all over the valley once a month for the past 4 years. To help nourish the insatiable interest of these young scientists, they will now have the opportunity to attend talks and register […]