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Library notified of positive COVID-19 case in offsite class

Mesa County Libraries were notified Oct. 28, 2020, about a positive test result for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in an individual who attended a library-affiliated class that took place at a location away from a library building. Mesa County Libraries and Mesa County Public Health performed contact tracing and notified those who attended the class. […]

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Online discussion to focus on “Coming Out of COVID – Better Together” Oct. 21 on Zoom

An online discussion hosted by Mesa County Libraries and the Community Impact Council will focus on how the COVID pandemic has impacted the Mesa County community and how the community can successfully emerge from the pandemic’s chaos. “State of the Community 2020: Coming Out of COVID – Better Together” will take place on Zoom at […]

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Mesa County Libraries to host virtual Culture Fest 2020

Culture Fest, Mesa County Libraries’ annual celebration of cultural diversity on the Western Slope, happens online this year and features a wide-ranging look at the stories of several immigrants to the region. Because of pandemic-related precautions, the library is unable to host the traditional in-person Culture Fest celebration this year. That event typically attracts about […]

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Check out Mesa County Libraries Comic Con at Home!

If you’re missing the in-person Mesa County Libraries Comic Con this year (and who isn’t?), take heart! You can join us for the virtual Comic Con at Home, the next-best thing to an in-person Comic Con! Comic Con at Home includes an All-Ages Graphic Novel Reading Challenge, the premiere of a video featuring participants in […]

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Central Library elevator to close Sept. 17 for replacement; patron accommodation plans being developed

The aging elevator at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library in downtown Grand Junction will close Sept. 17 for replacement. The replacement project is expected to last approximately eight weeks. When it’s over, the 46-year-old elevator will be replaced by a new elevator that will more comfortably accommodate patrons who use wheelchairs and other mobility […]

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Stop-motion filmmaker to serve as 970West Artist in Residence Aug. 24-Nov. 30

Evan Curtis, an award-winning independent stop-motion animator and filmmaker, will be the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Artist in Residence beginning Aug. 24, 2020. Curtis will offer weekly Meet and Greets from 4-6 p.m. Thursdays beginning Aug. 27 at the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio, 502 Ouray Ave. across from the Central Library. The public […]

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