Local History Thursday: Walter Walker’s Involvement in Grand Junction’s Ku Klux Klan

As a world-wise newspaper man, certainly Daily Sentinel publisher and owner Walter Walker could not have been ignorant of the Ku Klux Klan’s campaign against immigrants, Catholics, African-Americans, alcohol consumption, “impure morals,” Jews, and just about anything else the Klan insisted was tearing at the fabric of white, Protestant America. Yet, according to several Mesa […]

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Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries launches June 3!

Prepare to blast off into a universe of stories with Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, this year’s Summer Reading adventure is space-themed! The fun begins the week of Monday, June 3, at all eight Mesa County Libraries locations. Be sure to visit your […]

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Teen volunteers sought to help with Summer Reading

Teens, are you looking for a great volunteer opportunity this summer? Teen volunteers 14 and older are being sought to help with Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! Teen volunteers gain experience in: customer service, communication, organization, group collaboration, leadership, and many other skills! Among the responsibilities of Summer Reading volunteers are providing excellent customer […]

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Game of Thrones Read-Alikes

In case you haven’t heard, Game of Thrones season 8, the final season, came to a close this past Sunday. But fear not, for we have some Game of Thrones read-alikes to tide you over! To find more read-alikes for this series, or other series, check out Novelist (library card required to access).

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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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