Clifton Branch construction continues on schedule

After a long, cold winter, it finally seems safe to say that spring is here! As we roll into May with warmer weather, construction of the new Mesa County Libraries Clifton Branch continues on schedule. While there may not be much new to see from the outside, crews have been busy transforming the inside of […]

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Ceramic artist Hannah Martin is new Artist in Residence

Ceramic artist Hannah Martin is the new Mesa County Libraries Artist in Residence. Martin, a Grand Junction resident, has scheduled regular public Meet & Greets each Tuesday through Aug. 1 and will lead several programs for adults, teens, and children during her residency. Martin began her art career after watching a behind-the-scenes documentary of the […]

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Thank you, library volunteers!

During this National Volunteer Appreciation Week, Mesa County Libraries wish to thank all of the volunteers who generously give their time to our local libraries. Last year, more than 270 volunteers gave almost 11,000 hours of their time to the library. Our volunteers work at all eight library locations, performing a wide variety of tasks. […]

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New Clifton Branch designed to save energy

While spring has been off to a slow start in Mesa County, progress on the new Mesa County Libraries Clifton Branch is moving along at a steady pace. Since April is Earth Month, we want to highlight some energy-saving, environmentally friendly features of the new branch.  With many large windows offering views of Mount Garfield […]

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Mesa County Libraries to require passwords starting March 28

Beginning Tuesday, March 28, security passwords will be required for several online services offered by Mesa County Libraries. Traditionally, patrons have needed only their name and library card number to place holds and use certain eResources through the library website. But to offer better protection of patrons’ private information in library accounts, passwords will be […]

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March is Seed Celebration Month at Mesa County Libraries

March is Seed Celebration Month at Mesa County Libraries, bringing with it an informative presentation about saving seeds, seed exchanges at most library locations, and the opening of the new Seed Library.   Seed Saving 101 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 Central Library, 443 N. 6th St., Grand Junction Local seed-saving master and sustainable agriculture […]

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Signed beam hoisted into new Clifton Branch

  Signatures of more than 500 library fans adorned a structural beam that was placed into the framework of the new Clifton Branch Jan. 23. (See a video here.)  Before the beam was placed, a beam-signing event took place at Rocky Mountain Elementary School that attracted students, teachers, and parents, along with Mesa County Libraries […]

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