May Staff Picks

Happy May! It’s time to kick back, relax, and enjoy the following recommendations from our enthusiastic and knowledgeable library staff.  Click on any of the images below to be directed to the Mesa County Libraries catalog. Ana’s Pick Regresa by Buscabulla (Music CD) Music offers a window into cultures, customs and people. Buscabulla (Troublemaker) is […]

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EUREKA! Science Museum Pass

Do your kids want to drive a simulated space shuttle? Make amazing shapes with bubbles? Spend the day exploring over 100 interactive hands-on exhibits? EUREKA! Science Museum in Mesa County has got you covered. Mesa County Libraries is proud to offer free admission passes to the EUREKA! Science Museum.  These passes can be checked out […]

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April Staff Picks

For April’s Staff Picks, we’re offering a novel rife with magical realism, a look into the works of a joyous children’s author, a trip into the incredible landscape of Bear’s Ears National Monument, and a suspenseful fiction read sure to hold your attention. Click on any of the images below to be transported to Mesa […]

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March Staff Picks

March has arrived! This month our well-read staff offers you collections of poetry published locally, a gripping psychological thriller, an enchanting fantasy read, and the biography of a world-renowned conflict reporter. Click on any book cover images below to be transported to the Mesa County Libraries catalog! Michelle B.F.’s Picks Between Hurricanes by Jennifer Rane […]

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Local History Thursday: The Handy Chapel

“The mission of Handy Chapel has been and continues to be a beacon of helping with the spiritual, social and economic needs of all our fellow man.” – Josephine Dickey Nestled on the corner of 2nd Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction, Colorado lies the Handy Chapel, an important structural piece of Mesa County’s […]

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February Staff Picks

Just because it’s the shortest month of the year doesn’t mean you have to read any less! The Mesa County Libraries staff has prepared a few great book recommendations for you to explore to help fill the brisk days of February. Click on any of the cover images below to be directed to our catalog. […]

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January Staff Picks

A new year means new books to dive into, headfirst, with reckless abandon! Mesa County Libraries staff offers the following excellent recommendations with hopes you find a fresh favorite read to propel you through January. Click on any of the cover images below to be directed to our catalog. Rachel H.’s Pick:  American Made: What […]

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December Staff Picks

The staff at Mesa County Libraries hopes you are settling into your winter season with cozy cheer, hot beverages, and a hearty stack of enjoyable books.  To add to your “Must Read” pile, check out the following recommendations shared by our book-hungry employees. For an added bonus, we’ve also compiled a short list of our […]

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Local History Thursday: Three Wire Winter

What is a three wire winter, you ask? For folks that live in snowy, persistently cold places like Steamboat Springs, Colorado, a three wire winter occurs when the snow reaches the third wire on a barbed wire fence. It is also the name of a wonderful little publication put out from 1976 to 1988 by […]

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