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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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New Bike Fixit Station at Central!

Need some air in your tires?  Want to tighten up those loose handlebars or adjust your brakes?  Now you can do all that and more with our new DERO Fixit bike repair station at the Central Library!  The station has an air pump and all the basic tools you need to mount your bike and […]

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New Videos Added to Veterans Remember Project

As part of our 970West Digital Collection, the Veterans Remember Project seeks to collect and document the memories, thoughts, and experiences of U.S. military veterans who live in Mesa County.  New accounts of WWII experiences by local residents Guido Bagett and Elbert Floyd have been added to our collection.  View all videos on our Veterans […]

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April Poetry Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s poetry contest!   A big thank you to all who entered and to Randy Phillis for being our judge.  We’ll see you again next year 🙂 1st Place – Barbara Meeker, “the edge of a poem” 2nd Place – Chelsea Tryon, “Home, 5:15 p.m.” 3rd Place – Ruth Michels, […]

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Rosetta Stone is Here!

We’re so excited to add Rosetta Stone to our list of eResources!  Whether you’re looking to learn a brand new language, further your ESL learning as a non-native English speaker, or brush up on a language for business or vacation travel, Rosetta Stone Library Solution is the perfect tool. This vital resource includes 30 languages […]

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