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Resource Navigators Are Now at Central Library, Ready To Support Residents

Mesa County Libraries and Mesa County Public Health are excited to announce their collaboration to support residents in Mesa County when it comes to accessing resources in the community. Resource Navigators are now stationed at the Central Library, located at 443 N. 6th Street in downtown Grand Junction. Availability The Resource Navigators will be available […]

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Recycled Book Art Show Gallery and Winners

2024 marks the fifth year of the Recycled Books Art Show at Mesa County Libraries! In 2019, the Friends of the Mesa County Libraries organized, managed, and funded the initial art show featuring projects made by local creatives using recycled books. This well-loved annual display continues to showcase some of the intricate and amazing artwork […]

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Mesa County Libraries Named Finalist for 2024 IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced on March 27, 2024, that Mesa County Libraries is among 30 finalists for the 2024 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Mesa County Libraries is the only institution in Colorado to be selected as a finalist for this award. The National Medal is the nation’s highest […]

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Are You a Poet and You Know It? Submit Your Poems to our Annual Teen and Adult Poetry Contest!

April is National Poetry Month, and it’s time to summon your inner poet and enter your best work in the Mesa County Libraries 2024 Poetry Contest! The Poetry Contest is an annual contest that seeks to recognize Mesa County’s best poets! The contest features separate categories for adults (18 and older) and teens (grades 6-12). […]

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eResource Spotlight: LearningExpress Library

Ebsco’s LearningExpress Library offers a comprehensive set of learning tools that can help you meet your educational and career goals. Find interactive academic practice exams such as GED, SAT, ACT, GRE, and LSAT, as well as professional licensing and certification exams and so much more! The Job and Career Accelerator center also includes a resume […]

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NEW! hoopla Bonus Borrows Every Month!

Big news for library patrons: previously available once per quarter, hoopla’s Bonus Borrows will now be a monthly occurrence! Starting in March 2024, for the last seven days of each calendar month, patrons will be able to choose from a curated selection of TV shows, movies, comics and manga, eBooks, and audiobooks without using their […]

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eResource Spotlight: Novelist

In today’s eResource spotlight, we’ll be looking at one of my favorite library tools – Novelist Plus! Novelist is like having a know-it-all, well-read friend at the ready who can tell you the books in order in a series and what to read next if you enjoyed that one book about a magical young wizard…not […]

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eResource Spotlight: The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Other Online Newspapers

Great news, Mesa County Libraries cardholders – you can now access The Washington Post online in addition to The New York Times and other newspapers! The Washington Post Unlimited access, both onsite and remote, to The Washington Post website and app. Expert reporting and analysis from Washington and around the world, including award-winning investigative coverage […]

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