Crucial Conversations

The title of Roz Chast’s book and our One Book selection, Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?, says it all. The topic of the end of our lives is naturally uncomfortable. Not only is it complicated and time consuming, to the point where it necessitates professionals–Roz consults a few for these affairs herself–it is […]

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Teen Art Submissions

  Mesa County Libraries and Super Rad Art Jam are seeking art submissions in all mediums and subjects from teen artists in Mesa County. Work will be collected February through May 2015 and displayed in the Central Library Teen Area during one of the following months: April, May, June, July, August, or September 2015. Any […]

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Wrinkles featured as next One Book Movie

You won’t want to miss Sunday’s One Book Movie, Wrinkles, at the Central Library at 1:30 pm. This animated feature film for an adult audience is based on a graphic novel, an illustrated work, by Paco Roca. A lot of emphasis has been given, in our selection and programs, to the caregivers, especially adult children […]

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Delicious! reading

Delicious! is the yummy first novel by Ruth Reichl, the former editor of Gourmet magazine,   The intricate story-within-a-story follows a young woman embarking on a much-coveted job at a gourmet food magazine.  This book is an entertaining page-turner for foodies and non-foodies alike. Reichl also wrote an engaging and poignant 3-part memoir (Tender at the Bone, Comfort […]

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Art as Healing

Our One Book program this evening, Art and Journaling to Heal the Heart, will cover a powerful method that assists people recovering from grief. Art therapy clients “use art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork to explore their feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior…reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem.” (From the American […]

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Lessons on Longevity

Our last One Book panel discussed the ways people can nurture their Body, Brain, and Well-Being. Panelists shared the importance of activities including volunteering, exercise, strategic games, and staying in touch with a health care provider. The importance of friends and social activity was highlighted throughout the night.   Many benefits of maintaining a social […]

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Business Source Premier

  Do you own a business or are you interested in researching a company or industry? If so, Business Source Premier is the place to go to find current industry profiles, market reports and detailed information on 10,000 of the largest companies in the world.   Business Source Premier is one of many eResources available […]

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Cartooning Documentaries this Sunday

You might have noticed by now that our One Book choice, Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast is not like any previous selection. Our Movie Series Sunday is shaking up it’s format also. Join us on Sunday the 1st at 1:30pm at the Central Library to look deeper into the lives […]

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