Contributions sought for anthology about pandemic experience

From May 1-June 1, 2021, written and artistic contributions will be accepted for possible inclusion in an upcoming anthology about the community’s experience with the coronavirus pandemic. The anthology will accept submissions from writers, poets, photographers, and artists who live in Mesa County or attend Colorado Mesa University. The anthology’s theme, “In This Together,” represents […]

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Local History Thursday: David Combs Discusses the Movement for Social Justice in Mesa County

In his second interview with the Social Justice Archive at Mesa County Libraries, David Combs turns his attention to the death of George Floyd (who died at the hands of recently convicted Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin). As an African-American from Minneapolis, Combs gives unique and powerful perspectives on ethnic relations in that city, and on […]

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2021 Poetry Contest Adult and Teen Winners!

Congratulations to our 2021 poetry contest winners! As usual, we had lots of great submissions this year. If you missed entering this year, keep an eye out for our 2022 contest! Adult Category: 1st Place “October” by Patricia Norrbom The last of the leaves floating effortless in the wind The autumn breeze caresses my face […]

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Publishers Weekly 04/19/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah The Red Book by James Patterson The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Good Company by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney First Person Singular: Stories by Haruki Murakami Win by Harlan Coben Northern Spy by Flynn Berry The Invisible Life of […]

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Mesa County Libraries adjust pandemic restrictions

As Mesa County’s Free to Choose resolution takes effect April 16, Mesa County Libraries are adjusting some restrictions that have been in place during the coronavirus pandemic.  Among the changes are the following: Patrons are asked to wear a mask while they visit the library unless they are alone or with members of their household […]

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Publishers Weekly 04/12/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction The Red Book by James Patterson and David Ellis The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Win by Harlan Coben Eternal by Lisa Scottoline Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro The Invisible Life of Addie Larue Life After […]

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Video Game Review: It Takes Two

It Takes Two is an action-platformer game that requires two players to complete. The game follows Cody and May and their tumultuous relationship as they decide to divorce, get magic’d into dolls by their daughter Rose, and are constantly accosted by Dr. Hakim’s Book of Love. They must find a way to change back into […]

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Top Six Fiction and Nonfiction Titles for Publishers Weekly 04/05/2021

Publishers Weekly 04/05/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah Win by Harlan Coben The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Life after Death by Sister Souljah Eternal by Lisa Scottoline Dark Sky by C J Box Fast Ice by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown The Affair by Danielle […]

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