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Beyond Words Book Club to discuss “Into the Wild” July 23

Mesa County Libraries’ newest book club, the Beyond Words Book Club, will discuss Jon Krakauer’s “Into the Wild” at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at in the Central Library’s Monument Community Room, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue.
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Unraveling the Perfect Marriage

In  You Should Have Known, by Jean Hanff Korelitz, Grace Reinhart Sachs really has it all: a happy marriage to a pediatric oncologist, a bright young son, a perfect old apartment in Manhattan, and a thriving career as a …

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GJ Rockies players to read to kids for Saturday Story Time July 12 at the Central Library

Join Mesa County Libraries and the Grand Junction Rockies at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 12, for a special bilingual Saturday Story Time at the Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in downtown Grand Junction.

 

GJ Rockies players will read “Curious …

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Western Colorado ghost hunters to tell stories July 12 at Mesa County Libraries

Want to hear some good ghost stories? Join Mesa County Libraries and Hotchkiss Paranormal Investigators on Saturday, July 12, for “Ghost Hunting 101,” a presentation about the investigators’ ghost hunts and the equipment they use.

 

The hour-long presentations take …

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Youth Radio Theater Camp to teach teens how to assemble a radio play

Teens can learn the basics of putting together a 30-minute radio play when they sign up for the Mesa County Libraries Youth Radio Theater Camp, which takes place 1-4 p.m. daily Monday through Friday, July 14-18, at the KAFM Radio …

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Author visit this Friday!

Every time I read an interview or article about Matt de la Peña I think to myself, now here is a young adult author who really gets it. He just projects this casual vibe of authenticity and truth. He’s not …

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette?

Bernadette Fox, the sharp-tongued  heroine of Where’d You Go, Bernadette?, by Maria Semple,  hates a lot of things:  Seattle, its drivers and its 5-way intersections, the local women’s hair (“there are two hairstyles here: short gray hair and long gray …

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From bluegrass to Batman, Neighbors Read has something for everyone during July

The weekly “Neighbors Read” family story time at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library will feature a variety of guests and fun activities in July.

 

Neighbors Read happens at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday at the Central Library. It is …

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Teens: Learn how to build a robot in Maker Camp at Mesa County Libraries

Learn how to build a simple robot by signing up for a three-session Maker Camp in June and July at Mesa County Libraries.

 

In this hands-on camp for teens only, learn about microcontrollers, programming, 3D design, and 3D printing. …

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