Worker operating an earth compactor on a new path in the Discovery Garden

Path work begins in Discovery Garden

A crew from Bookcliff Gardens began installing new, hard-packed walking paths in the Mesa County Libraries Discovery Garden this week, courtesy of a generous grant from AARP. The widened paths, made of decomposed granite, will allow better mobility through the garden. The project is funded via a portion of a $15,000 AARP Community Challenge Grant. […]

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Giving Trees to help people in need during the holidays are at Mesa County Libraries through Dec. 7

Now in its 11th year, the Giving Tree collaboration between Mesa County Libraries and Grand Valley Catholic Outreach seeks to help local families in need during the holidays. Giving Trees decorated with gift requests from Mesa County residents in need will be at the Central Library in Grand Junction and library branches in Clifton, Fruita, […]

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“Cowboys and Natives of Grand Mesa” video presentation set for Nov. 21 at Central Library

“Cowboys and Natives of Grand Mesa,” a public showing of two historical interview videos, is set for noon Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. Archaeologist and tribal liaison Sally Crum will present videos of her interview with Plateau Valley cowboy Louis Kitson about riding […]

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Help name a new library branch!

Time to get creative and help name a branch of Mesa County Libraries! Through Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, we are collecting suggestions for the name of the proposed new branch at 3180 F Road that will serve the Clifton and Fruitvale areas. If you have an idea, let us know! From those suggestions, we will […]

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Mesa County Libraries seek public input on possible new library in Clifton/Fruitvale area

Mesa County Libraries are seeking input from Mesa County residents about a potential new library to serve the east Grand Valley. Residents are invited to attend upcoming community forums to discuss services and features in a proposed new library building at 3180 F Road. The new library would replace the current Clifton Branch. Four community […]

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Panel to discuss the importance of community connection Oct. 16 at Central Library

A panel of local leaders will discuss the importance of community connections and how such connections among residents can bring about positive change. The panel discussion, titled “State of the Community – Community Connectedness,” is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St., Grand Junction. The discussion […]

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