Applications accepted for Mesa County Libraries Board of Trustees openings

Applications are being accepted to fill upcoming openings on the Mesa County Public Library District’s Board of Trustees. The seven-member volunteer board adopts and oversees the budget, bylaws, and policies of the library district; conducts long-range planning; and prepares an annual financial report to the Mesa County Commissioners. Board terms are for five years, and […]

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Library Friends to host October Book Sale Oct. 21-23

There’s no better place than the Friends of Mesa County Libraries October Book Sale to stock your shelf with reading material for the winter or to shop early for holiday gifts. This blowout sale, complete with bargains galore, happens Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 21-23, at the First Congregational Church, 1425 N. 5th St. (across from […]

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Students complete high-school programs at Mesa County Libraries

This summer, Mesa County Libraries celebrated 24 students who completed studies in two high-school education programs offered through Mesa County Libraries. The students completed their studies in 2020 and 2021 and graduated from the Career Online High School (COHS) and GED preparation programs offered through the library. COHS is a program designed for adults who […]

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Drive-up book return at Central Library closes for construction

The drive-up book return at the Central Library in downtown Grand Junction is temporarily closed for installation of a drive-through service window. The library is installing a drive-through window in order to make Curbside Pick-Up more convenient for patrons and more efficient for library staff to serve. Construction will disrupt the drive-through lane, so the […]

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Exhibitors and panel ideas sought for MCL Comic Con

Applications for exhibitor space at the 2021 Mesa County Libraries Comic Con are now being accepted, as are ideas and proposals for panel discussions and presentations. MCL Comic Con 2021 is set for 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Grand Junction Convention Center, 159 Main St. in downtown Grand Junction.   EXHIBITORS Exhibitor […]

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Submission deadline extended for pandemic collection

The submission deadline for the “In This Together” collection of writing and art from the pandemic has been extended to midnight Thursday, July 1, 2021. The collection seeks to gather stories, poems, and artwork that Mesa County residents created during the coronavirus pandemic into a volume that will capture how creativity was expressed during the past 15 months. […]

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New trees planted in Discovery Garden

The Mesa County Libraries Discovery Garden has a forest of young, new trees that will welcome garden visitors for decades. The trees were acquired through a grant from Friends of Mesa County Libraries and were planted in the Wilderness Garden section that fronts Fifth Street. The Discovery Garden is located at Fifth Street and Chipeta […]

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Summer Reading starts June 1

Now that summer is here, be sure to include Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries in your plans! Summer Reading 2021 begins Tuesday, June 1, and wraps up Saturday, July 17. Along the way, kids, teens, and adults will have opportunities to pursue their reading goals, win prizes in biweekly drawings, and exercise their creativity […]

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