Mesa County Libraries win District of the Year Award from state association; Public celebrations planned Sept. 21 at several library locations

The Mesa County Public Library District has been selected as the 2017 District of the Year by the Special District Association of Colorado. This year marks the first time that a library district has won the honor. The Mesa County Public Library District operates eight library locations throughout Mesa County, circulating 1.4 million items and […]

Library cardholders get “Library Deals” at local businesses in September and October

In honor of National Library Card Signup Month, Mesa County Libraries have partnered with local businesses to launch “Library Deals,” a promotional partnership with local businesses to offer discounts on goods and services during September and October. For library cardholders, participating in Library Deals is easy: Just show your Mesa County Libraries card at participating […]

Global business is focus of Sept. 21 Lunch and Learn

If you’re in business and have thought about expanding your operations overseas, or if you would like to work internationally with your current employer, you’ll want to join us for the next Entrepreneurs Lunch and Learn from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Factory, 750 Main St. in Grand Junction. Michael Butler, […]

De Beque Branch to reopen in new space Wednesday, Sept. 20

The Mesa County Libraries De Beque Branch is set to reopen to the public at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in a brand-new space at the De Beque School, 730 Minter Ave. Library patrons will find many new amenities, such as an improved, dedicated entrance from the parking lot; a small study room; a […]

Digital entrepreneur to give website SEO tips Sept. 6 at Factory

Learn tips for making your business website rank better in Google by attending the next Entrepreneurs Lunch and Learn presentation from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Factory Coworking, 750 Main St. in Grand Junction. Stan Stephens from Long Point Digital, a marketing agency in Palisade, will discuss how and why Google […]

New HVAC unit to temporarily limit Central Library parking

Parking in the east lot at the Central Library will be limited for the next few days as Mesa County Libraries prepare to install a new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit on the building’s roof. The new HVAC unit was delivered Thursday morning and is scheduled to be installed early next week. Until […]

Paleontological illustrator Melody Brooke Safken is 970West Studio Artist in Residence through early December  

  Melody Brooke Safken, an award-winning illustrator and instructor at Colorado Mesa University, is the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio Artist in Residence. Specializing in paleontological illustration, Safken plans to host open studio hours and a variety of workshops during her residency, which lasts through Dec. 4, 2017. Born and raised in Grand Junction, […]

2017 Mesa County Libraries Culture Fest Art Show seeks entries

Art work is being sought for a juried art show that will take place as part of the 2017 Mesa County Libraries Culture Fest, an annual celebration of Mesa County’s cultural diversity. The show will be exhibited Oct. 27, 2017, through Jan. 4, 2018, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. […]