Get ready for Summer Reading with a library puppet show!

Get ready for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries by attending “Build a Better World,” a puppet show that is scheduled for performances at all library locations April 11-May 20. This puppet show will get you excited for Summer Reading’s awesome activities, plentiful prizes, and a Summer Entertainment Series jam-packed with magicians, musicians, and more. […]

Self-publishing: One Author’s Journey on April 10

Miriam Burden is a local writer and artist who has recently released a self-published graphic novel. She will discuss resources and options for aspiring writers and talk about her experience as a self-published graphic novel author. The event will take place on Monday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Library Community Room. Her […]

Learn how to keep gardening easy and enjoyable

Limited mobility doesn’t have to mean the end of your gardening days. An upcoming presentation titled “Gardening for Seniors: Making Gardening Easy and Enjoyable” will explore clever equipment, modifications to existing gardens, and a few outside-the-box gardens that can help you keep your green thumb. The presentation is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, […]

Robots at the Library

Cubelets Part building block, part robot, Cubelets are a fun and easy way to get into robotics. If you attended this year’s Tech Expo in January, you may have seen them in action – or even put them into action yourself. If you missed them at the Tech Expo, don’t worry, we will be bringing […]

Five-week Toastmasters Youth Leadership Bootcamp offered March 23-April 20

Toastmasters Youth Leadership Bootcamp, a five-week course for teens designed to develop presentation and leadership skills, will be offered five consecutive Thursdays beginning March 23, 2017, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St., Grand Junction. The workshop-style course, open to teens ages 13-17, helps participants develop communication and leadership skills through […]

An engrossing thriller

A mother’s life is shattered in an instant when a speeding car runs down her five-year-old son. In  I Let You Go, by Clare Mackintosh, the story alternates between the police search for the driver and the stunned and heartbroken Jenna. She leaves everything behind as she escapes to a remote Welsh town by the […]

Collbran Branch Library hours to expand March 7

The Mesa County Libraries Collbran Branch will be open three more hours each week, beginning March 7. Under new hours approved this week by the Mesa County Public Library District Board of Trustees, the library branch at 111 Main St. in Collbran will open one hour earlier on weekdays, and the traditional lunchtime closure will […]

“The Bad Kids” film screening set for Feb. 22 at Central Library

“The Bad Kids,” a film presenting an inside look at the triumphs and tragedies of an alternative high school in a southeastern California community, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. A wine and appetizer reception starts the evening at 6 p.m., and after […]

Guidebook author to be guest at Table of Content library fundraiser March 4

Ed Sealover, author of a new guidebook to Colorado’s history, natural attractions, and unique watering holes, will be the special guest at the second annual Table of Content fundraiser scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in downtown Grand Junction. Proceeds from Table of Content benefit child […]