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Catch sneak previews of “The Secret Garden” Dec. 9 and 16 at Mesa County Libraries

Mesa County Libraries are presenting two opportunities for sneak previews of the High Desert Opera’s upcoming production of “The Secret Garden.”

 

The first is a fun, family-oriented event scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Central Library …

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December’s Neighbors Read schedule is full of musical fun!

December's Neighbor's Read schedule features tons of great musical presentations and activities, every Tuesday at 6:30pm in the Children's Center - first up tonight is Heidi from Grand Junction Music Together with an awesome family style music program chocked full…

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Library to host Skype chat with bestselling author Ellen Hopkins

The Mesa County Libraries Teen Book Club will conduct a Skype chat with bestselling young-adult author Ellen Hopkins from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, in the Central Library Community Room, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction.

 

Hopkins …

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Picture book of the week: Froodle

Our first featured picture book of the week is Froodle, written and illustrated by Antoinette Portis. This quirky book follows a little brown bird who marches to the beat of her own drum, much to the dismay of an uptight crow.  Tired…

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Library Foundation to take part in Colorado Gives Day on Dec. 9

The Mesa County Public Library Foundation, which raises funds for major projects to benefit Mesa County Libraries, is now a part of Colorado Gives Day.

 

When you give to the Foundation on or before Dec. 9 through the Colorado …

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Join the Kids Book Club Thursdays at 4:30pm!

The Kids Book Club still has room for a few more members - join us on Thursdays for reading, creative activities, and hot chocolate! We are currently reading the Secret Garden, and Book Club members will have the opportunity to…

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Yo Yo Club Saturday November 29th at Central

Still stuffed from Thanksgiving leftovers? Get out of the house after the holiday break and come by the library Saturday at 10:30am immediately after story time for Yo-Yo Club! Demonstrate your yo-yo-ing skills and learn some new tricks. Never yo-yo-ed before?…

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One Book 2015 Selection

We’re pleased to announce that our One Book, One Mesa County 2015 selection is    Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by famed author, illustrator and New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast. In this illustrated memoir, Chast tackles both a personal

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Kids to enjoy holiday puppet shows in December

“Santa’s New Suit,” a tale about Santa’s decision to switch his familiar red outfit, and “Santa’s New Helper,” the story of what happens when Rudolph gets sick just before Christmas, will be performed at Mesa County Libraries locations during December.…

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