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Video Game Review: Octopath Traveler

“The game has eight unique and wonderful stories to be explored in a beautiful environment. The unique combat system differentiates it from the other JRPG’s out there, and the art style is stunning to look at. Definitely give it a try to see whose story you like most! 9/10 can’t wait for my seventh playthrough.” […]

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About Libraries, Learning and Anti-racism

By Michelle Boisvenue-Fox, library director I had the honor of growing up in a diverse community, attending school that included many cultures (over 70 languages), and having friends with many backgrounds.  I continue to enjoy many friendships that expose me to a variety of cultures and backgrounds.  I am fortunate. Years ago, I began a […]

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Summer Reading registration is in full swing!

Don’t miss the fun! Sign up today for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries, and add the excitement of reading and fun family activities to your season. Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries is an all-online program this year, but we’ve spiced it up with real-world scavenger hunts, take-and-make activity kits, and a simplified way […]

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Libraries to reopen on a limited basis Monday, June 8

Mesa County Libraries plan to reopen to public visits on a limited basis Monday, June 8. The libraries closed March 14 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Since that time, library staff have been rearranging shelving and furniture to enable better social distancing in the buildings, as well as installing see-through shields around patron service […]

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Video Game Review: Batman Return to Arkham

  “You get to play as Batman. ‘Nuff said.” – Sean Central Branch Batman: Return to Arkham is a real treasure trove revealing two beloved Batman games, Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, remastered and complete with all DLC packs. The Batman games are the epitome of third-person action superhero games. You use Batman’s detective skills, stealth, and […]

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Hang on just a while longer for library reopening

The most common question that Mesa County Libraries staff hear these days is: “When is the library reopening?” The short answer is: “As soon as we can!” The good news is that the library is making progress toward reopening our buildings to the public after they closed March 14 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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New Additions to Local Digital Archive

If you haven’t checked out our Local Digital Archive lately, I highly recommend it, cause we’ve added a bunch of cool stuff!  In addition to our many online exhibits including the popular Veterans Remember series, Studio Lounge performances and Mesa County Oral History Project, we have the following new collections: Art on the Corner (AOTC) […]

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Remote Learning Spotlight: Scholastic Learn at Home

by Felicia Donovan COVID-19 has brought new ideas to learning and multitasking for both adults and children. Scholastic has created a fantastic free resource for remote learning as parents run out of ideas to make learning fun for their children, while maintaining their work from home. Working remotely during a pandemic is challenging for both […]

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Library offers curbside pick-up of holds

Mesa County Libraries are now offering curbside pick-up of holds. Using our curbside service is as easy as 1-2-3 … and 4! Place your items on HOLD in our catalog. You’ll be notified when they are available. After you’re notified, call your library branch to schedule a pick-up time. Pick up your items curbside! (Appointments […]

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