Collbran sign detail

New library sign evokes historic Collbran

A newly installed window sign at the Collbran Branch Library is a unique design that pays homage to the community’s history. The new design was created by Mesa County Libraries through a deliberate process combining historical research with modern sign technology. The Collbran Branch is located in the historic Stockmen’s Bank building at 111 Main […]

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Julia March Crocetto is new 970West Artist in Residence

Julia March Crocetto, the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Artist in Residence, blends printmaking, painting, and stitching to create intricate and unique interpretations of the Western landscape. Crocetto will host a variety of workshops for adults and teens during her 970West residency and also will host weekly studio hours where the public can drop in […]

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Palisade Branch joins Dog Ears lineup in 2019

Dog Ears, the popular children’s reading therapy program offered through Mesa County Libraries, is coming to the Palisade Branch in 2019. Registered therapy dogs will visit the Palisade Branch, 119 W. Third St., at 4 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, beginning Jan. 4. Kids can sign up in advance for a 15-minute […]

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Library now offers Mango Languages

Want to learn a new language? Mesa County Libraries now offer Mango Languages, a convenient resource for language learning that’s easily accessible and downloadable on mobile and other devices. Mango Languages features user-friendly instruction in more than 70 languages, including Spanish, French, German, four types of Arabic, two types of Chinese, Latin, Cherokee, and more. […]

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COHS graduates

Congratulations to six new COHS graduates

Congratulations to the six new graduates from Mesa County Libraries Career Online High School! The students who achieved this personal milestone were honored during a well-attended ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Central Library. Graduates who received their high-school diplomas and accompanying career certifications are: Ana Coria (Homeland Security); Dillon Dickerson (General Career Preparation); Eusebia […]

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Library now offers GED preparation classes

Mesa County Libraries now offer two options for Mesa County residents who want to complete their high-school education: a GED preparation program and Career Online High School. The new GED preparation program at Mesa County Libraries is currently enrolling students who wish to complete their high-school equivalency. Assessments are scheduled for Dec. 10 and 11 […]

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