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Japanese Cooking

One of the best ways to explore a different culture is through it’s food–that’s why One Book is hosting Christopher Boyd, chef/owner of No Coast Sushi on Feb 4th at 6:00 pm at the Central Library. Our selection, A

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One Book Movie Series Starts Sunday 2/2

In our selection, A Tale for the Time Being, our story is set when debris from the 2011 tsunami of Japan washes ashore half a world away. The Impossible features the true story of a family’s separation, struggle and desperation …

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Circulation at Mesa County Libraries sets new record in 2013

Despite the Central Library’s three-week closure for the move to its expanded and remodeled home, Mesa County Libraries achieved a record number of checkouts and renewals in 2013.
 
Circulation – which is the total number of checkouts and renewals …

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Weather, Oceans and Natural Disasters

This topic leads our One Book, One Mesa County Programs on January 29th at 6:00 pm. In our selection, A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki, tragic circumstances unite two women on two far away coasts. …

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The Game Is On

In recent years, there has been a sudden resurgence of Sherlock Holmes in pop-culture.  Arthur Conan Doyle‘s hyper-perceptive creation has been re-imagined in Guy Ritchie‘s two films (2009 and 2011) and on CBS’s Elementary, which is in …

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Mesa County Libraries announce event lineup for 2014 One Book, One Mesa County celebration

Japanese cooking and art, as well as natural disasters and Buddhism, are among the topics to be explored in depth during the 2014 One Book, One Mesa County celebration at Mesa County Libraries.
 
Panel discussions and demonstrations will explore …

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Teen Writing Contest winners!

We had so much fun reading the entries for the Teen Writing Contest! The theme was “into the unknown” so we got some very creative entries! Thanks to everyone who entered. Judging is not an easy process… Thanks to our …

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10 From 2013

Much as I’d love to exclusively watch movies for mula, that day is not today, and so I have yet to see every 2013 film on my wish list.  However, I’ve managed to compile 10 flicks that particularly stood out …

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Take Your Seats for Downton Abbey Season 4

If you are counting down the days and hours until we discover what will happen next to the folks on Downton Abbey, I’m sure you realize that your wait is almost over. This Sunday evening will begin the fourth …

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