Service Changes for Digital Magazines (Zinio/RBdigital)

Zinio, our digital magazine service, is changing its name to RBdigital and re-branding their website and app.  Service disruptions as they upgrade their servers will be likely, beginning at 6pm MST, Monday, June 26 and running through approximately 8am MST, Tuesday, June 27.   Zinio for Libraries app users will be prompted to update to […]

2017 Poetry Contest Winners

In celebration of National Poetry Month this April, Mesa County Libraries hosted its 6th annual poetry contest.  We had 54 entries this year, making it the best year yet–thank you! Each winner received a gift certificate for Downtown Grand Junction. Special thanks to Dr. Randy Phillis for being our judge again!  The winners of the […]

Learn to Play an Instrument with Lynda

Great news!  You can now learn to play an instrument with your library card and Lynda.com.  Lynda is already an industry leader when it comes to software and business training, and now they’ve brought that same excellence to learning music! Lynda now has courses in voice training, songwriting, guitar, drums, piano and bass.  There are […]

New @ Your Library – Trail Maps

Good news for all outdoor lovers – the Central and Fruita libraries now have regional National Geographic Trails Illustrated Maps for checkout!  We’ve got many different western Colorado and Utah locations, including Arches, Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and much more. These maps are waterproof, tear resistant and thoroughly researched to make sure all roads and trails […]

Remembering Prince

The first 4 months of 2016 have not been very forgiving to music fans.  After losing legends David Bowie, Phife, Glenn Frey and Merle Haggard, we got news of Prince’s death last week. In addition to his many albums, and of course, the semi-autobiographical movie Purple Rain, below are some nonfiction picks if you’d like […]

Guest Post: Jessica Scriver

The following is a guest post from Jessica Scriver. Jessica is the first artist selected for the Artist In Residence program for 2016 with her quarter running from April 1 through June 29, 2016.  I guarantee this is the cutest thing you’ll see all day! Also, be sure to tune in to KAFM (88.1) this […]

Poetry Contest Winners!

We’re pleased to announce the winners of this year’s poetry contest in honor of National Poetry Month! The winners and poems are as follows: 1st Place:  “Before the Storm” by John Anglim 2nd Place: “Mobile Hope” by Chelsea Tryon 3rd Place: “Ghost Writer” by Ruth Michels   Before the Storm by John Anglim Skipping nimble […]

Guest Post: Artist in Residence Jessica Scriver

The following is a guest post from Jessica Scriver. Jessica is the first artist selected for the Artist In Residence program for 2016 with her quarter running from April 1 through June 29, 2016. Jessica is fascinated by the desert landscape and irrigation systems that allow things to grow. In her new series of encaustic […]

New! Download Zinio Digital Magazines

New at your library – Zinio Digital Magazines! Choose from dozens of popular titles Stream or download and keep forever – no checkout limits, no due dates Apps for Android and Apple for offline viewing Create an account today – all you need is your library card! See our Zinio How-To Guide for more info […]

Culture Fest 2015 Recap

The seventh annual Art Show and Culture Fest held on Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 showcased the rich culture, vitality and vibrant diversity of Mesa County. On Friday night, Nov. 6, the library celebrated Mesa County artists by hosting a juried Art Show Reception. A part of First Friday, the reception featured beautiful works of […]