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Video Game Review: Assassin’s Creed Origins

Assassin’s Creed is a series of games centered around two ancient fictional organizations, the Templars and Assassins. The games span centuries, with each story coinciding and crossing over with real-world characters and events. Origins takes place in Ancient Egypt and explains how the Creed came into conception. The main character, Bayek, is a Medjay (elite […]

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Local History Thursday: How U.S. Veteran Patrick Metoyer Became An Activist For Mental Health

Since moving to Grand Junction in 1985, Patrick Metoyer has contributed greatly to the civic life of our Happy Valley hamlet. Like prior Mesa County Oral History Project interviewees Al Look and, more recently, Evelyn Kyle, Metoyer is a jack-of-all-trades, a renaissance man whose accomplishments include creations and awards in several areas of the arts, […]

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Kids Read Picks, vol. 16

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews by kids in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or in stores: kids who attend Kids Read Book Club on Tuesdays at 4:00 at the Central Library have access to books before they are officially published.   Rating System: […]

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Video Game Review: Don’t Starve

Don’t Starve is a wilderness survival game. You play as a scientist who gets trapped in a peculiar world where everything is especially deadly. The game is riddled with unique monsters and creatures that you can eat, fight, or flee. There’s also a wide range of farming options you can cultivate to help your survival. […]

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January Staff Picks

Welcome to the new year! Here’s to starting 2020 off right with some various recommendations provided by our lovely staff.  These items will all be available in the Mesa County Libraries catalog. Austin’s Pick: The Library Book by Susan Orlean This is a great book on the history of the Los Angeles Library system and […]

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TJ Smith is new 970West Artist in Residence

Multidisciplinary artist TJ Smith is the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Artist in Residence. Smith, a two-year resident of Grand Junction, will host several how-to workshops at various library locations and also will host Meet and Greet times at the 970West Studio, 502 Ouray Ave. across from the Central Library, where the public may stop […]

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