Local History Thursday: Former Officer Janielle Westermire’s Unique Perspective on Black Lives Matter

As a former sheriff’s deputy and an African-American woman involved with community and educational efforts through Black Citizens and Friends, Janielle Westermire has a unique and very personal perspective on race relations, and on the Black Lives Matter protests that gripped the United States following the 2020 death of George Floyd. In her interview with […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 12/9/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult The Judge’s List by John Grisham The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom Fear No Evil by James Patterson The Wish by Nicholas Sparks The Lincoln […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 12/02/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon The Becoming: The Dragon Heart Legacy, Book 2 by Nora Roberts Fear No Evil by James Patterson The Judge’s List by John Grisham The Wish by Nicholas Sparks The Stranger in the Lifeboat by […]

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December Staff Picks

The staff at Mesa County Libraries hopes you are settling into your winter season with cozy cheer, hot beverages, and a hearty stack of enjoyable books.  To add to your “Must Read” pile, check out the following recommendations shared by our book-hungry employees. For an added bonus, we’ve also compiled a short list of our […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 11/18/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom The Judge’s List by John Grisham The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly The Wish by Nicholas Sparks Never by Ken Follett Better Off Dead: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child and Andrew Child Game On, […]

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Local History Thursday: Three Wire Winter

What is a three wire winter, you ask? For folks that live in snowy, persistently cold places like Steamboat Springs, Colorado, a three wire winter occurs when the snow reaches the third wire on a barbed wire fence. It is also the name of a wonderful little publication put out from 1976 to 1988 by […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 11/11/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom The Judge’s List by John Grisham Lore Olympus: Volume One by Rachel Smythe Game On, 28 by Janet Evanovich Better Off Dead: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child and Andrew Child The Wish by Nicholas […]

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