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AARP awards grant to Mesa County Libraries for Discovery Garden project

Mesa County Libraries have been awarded a $15,000 AARP Community Challenge Grant to assist in the development of the library’s Discovery Garden, an interactive demonstration garden under development at Fifth Street and Chipeta Avenue in Grand Junction. According to AARP, the AARP Community Challenge Grant program is part of the nationwide AARP Livable Communities initiative […]

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Local History Thursday: The Electric Outhouse Toilet

Stuck between modern amenities and primitive facilities, Judge Logan of Grand Junction chose a middle and ultimately shocking course in order to gain some sort of comfort while using the bathroom. The judge owned what Mesa County Oral History Project interviewee Glenn McFall called “a real nice home” near the brickyard (so presumably in the […]

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CANCELED – “The Path to a Patent” webinar series begins July 19 at Central Library

  EVENT CANCELLATION The remaining sessions of “The Path to a Patent” webinar series (covering the topics of Patent Searching and Electronic Filing) scheduled for Friday, Aug. 2, and Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library have been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. -Mesa County Libraries —– If you’re an […]

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Mesa County librarians write new reference guide for readers

When readers across the country ask, “What should I read next?” a new book by two Mesa County Libraries librarians could help them answer the question. Diana Tixier Herald and Sam Stavole-Carter co-authored the latest edition of “Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests,” a 459-page reference guide to help librarians, booksellers, and readers discover […]

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Kids Read Picks, vol. 13

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews and recommendations from kids in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or in stores: kids who attend Kids Read Book Club on Tuesdays at 4:00 at the Central Library have access to books before they are officially published. Rating […]

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Teen Reviews: Eclipse

Teen Reviews presents book reviews and recommendations from teens in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of the books mentioned in these posts at the library or in stores: teens who attend Teen Book Club on Wednesdays at 4:00 at the Central Library have access to books before they are officially […]

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