Wonder and Magic

Remember the wonder of reading fairy tales like Hansel & Gretel and the magical pull of musical arrangements that called to you? High Desert Opera has combined the two in their next performance of Hansel & Gretel. Come to the Central library on Tuesday, July 7th at 6:30 p.m. for an “Informance” presented by Ed […]


The best Graphic Novel Club ever!

Don’t miss this week’s extra special super fun Teen Graphic Novel Club! This Friday, July 3rd,  from 4-5pm, teens will have a chance to prove their superhero comic book knowledge with a trivia contest designed by a bonafide teenage comic book fan. Prizes include comic books from Top 5 Comic Shop and candy. Teens will also […]

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Hunkta Bunkta with musician Katherine Dines!

Come to the Central Library today at 2pm for a fun-filled, interactive music performance for kids and families brought to you by Katherine Dines! Katherine Dines is a Denver-based performer who performs worldwide and has won numerous awards, including a Grammy nomination and a platinum record. Don’t miss the rest of our great events on […]


Teen Art Exhibit

Mesa County teens have been getting creative this summer! Between our Storytelling Through Comics workshop and the Super Rad workshop on continuous contour line drawing we ended up with some great art! Drop by the Teen Center in the Central Library for an open house between 6-8pm on Thursday July 2nd to celebrate the art. […]


Workshop on July 8 to explore best practices for working with volunteers

“Life Cycle of a Volunteer,” a workshop exploring best practices for organizations that work with volunteers, is scheduled for 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction.   The workshop will look at best practices along the continuum of volunteer service: recruiting, training, […]

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Site work begins on 970West Studio building

Site preparation is underway at the future site of the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio building. Crews installed a perimeter fence on Friday, then today (Monday, June 29) began removing old sidewalks and otherwise getting the site ready for construction to begin. The 3,000-square foot digital recording and production studio will be built on library-owned […]

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Picture Book of the Week: This is Sadie

This is Sadie. Sadie has a great imagination – her past adventures include being a mermaid under the sea, a boy raised by wolves, the Mad Hatter during a tea party, and much more. Sometimes, Sadie has wings, and other times, Sadie travels in a boat made out of a cardboard box – the sky’s the limit as […]

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Mesa County Libraries to begin construction of 970West production studio

Mesa County Libraries plan to break ground in early July on a digital recording and production studio that will offer opportunities for the public to learn and perform professional-level audio and video recording. The studio also will enhance Mesa County Libraries’ ability to document and preserve Mesa County’s unique and vanishing cultural assets. Approximately 3,000 […]