Drive-up book return at Central Library closes for construction

The drive-up book return at the Central Library in downtown Grand Junction is temporarily closed for installation of a drive-through service window. The library is installing a drive-through window in order to make Curbside Pick-Up more convenient for patrons and more efficient for library staff to serve. Construction will disrupt the drive-through lane, so the […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 8/12/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction: Billy Summers by Stephen King The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave Blind Tiger by Sandra Brown The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The Cellist by Daniel Silva […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 8/05/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave Black Ice by Brad Thor The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller The Cellist by Daniel Silva Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid The Midnight Library by Matt […]

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August Staff Picks

The library stacks are full of amazing titles you have yet to discover.  For some enticing reads, check out the following August recommendations from our staff here at Mesa County Libraries.  (Click on any of the book covers to be directed to our catalog.) Allie’s Pick: The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix Grady […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 7/29/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction: Black Ice by Brad Thor The Cellist by Daniel Silva The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The President’s Daughter by Bill Clinton and […]

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Check Out Virtual Magazines

Sometimes there’s no greater satisfaction than drinking a gargantuan cup of coffee and losing yourself in a spread of magazines. If you’re lacking in variety and feel the desire to acquire thousands of different options at your fingertips, turn to Libby for its virtual magazine selection.  Libby by Overdrive is a free online app available […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 7/22/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction The Cellist by Daniel Silva The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave It’s Better This Way by Debbie Macomber The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller Nine Lives by Danielle Steel The President’s Daughter by Bill Clinton and James Patterson Malibu Rising […]

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Local History Thursday: The Teller Institute, Grand Junction’s American Indian School

With the gruesome discovery of the bodies of First Nations children on the grounds of residential schools in Canada, people are also turning their attention to American Indian schools in the United States. These boarding schools operated in the late 1800’s and 1900’s. They were dedicated to the forced acculturation of Native American children, who […]

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