Catch the “Super Potato” puppet show May 28-June 1

Kick off Summer Reading with the cosmic puppet show “Super Potato” May 28-June 1 in the Central Library Children’s Area. Super Potato, a superhero turned into a potato, decides not to be a superhero and travels through the universe looking for a replacement. Will he find his replacement in time to defeat the evil villain […]

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Teens can learn job-hunting skills in Camp Get-A-Job

Get hired! Teens who want to land a summer job can learn some handy tips at Camp Get-A-Job, a three-hour workshop aimed at improving teens’ job-hunting skills. It is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 2019, in the Central Library Community Room and Computer Lab. This event is open to teens at no charge, […]

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Local History Thursday: Battle of the Newspaper Men

Walter Walker was a popular and influential man during early 1900’s Mesa County.  He was most famously known for his ownership of the Daily Sentinel newspaper in Grand Junction, Colorado, which he bought in 1911 and ran until his death in 1956. He was also a huge player in the political scene: a staunch Democratic, […]

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Michelle Boisvenue-Fox selected as new director of Mesa County Libraries

Michelle Boisvenue-Fox, a library administrator with a two-decade record of driving innovation and creativity in library settings, has been selected as the new director of Mesa County Libraries. The Mesa County Libraries Board of Trustees made the announcement today. Boisvenue-Fox currently serves as director of programming, outreach, and collection services for the Kent District Library […]

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Library staff pedal in on Bike to Work Day

Neither clouds nor rain nor chill of morn could stop Mesa County Libraries staff from participating in the annual Bike to Work Day on Wednesday. Twenty-eight staff members pedaled in to work at library locations around the county, celebrating the use of bicycles for transportation, health, and fun! We at Mesa County Libraries extend our […]

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