November Staff Favorites

The books are flying off the shelves as quickly as the leaves are falling off the branches.  Time to cuddle up and find yourself a good read! Here’s what a few Mesa County Library employees have recently enjoyed:   Denise’s pick: Lost Connections by Johann Hari (2018)  In Lost Connections, author Johann Hari explores the […]

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Local History Thursday: Easy Links to People, Places and Topics in Mesa County History

Curious about Mesa County’s past? Satisfy your history itch in one (or a few) easy click(s). Our Mesa County Oral History Project webpage has links to online information about several important people, places, and topics from Mesa County’s history. Find out what Grand Junction contemporaries of Dalton Trumbo thought of him before he became a […]

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Kids Read Picks, vol. 14

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews by 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 System: […]

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Help name a new library branch!

Time to get creative and help name a branch of Mesa County Libraries! Through Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, we are collecting suggestions for the name of the proposed new branch at 3180 F Road that will serve the Clifton and Fruitvale areas. If you have an idea, let us know! From those suggestions, we will […]

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Local History Thursday: Butting Heads with John Otto

If you’ve lived in Mesa County for a few years or have strolled around the Colorado National Monument more than once, you are most likely familiar with the legendary John Otto. John Otto was the custodian, founder, and undoubtedly the biggest cheerleader for our beautiful Colorado National Monument, a place of canyons and grandeur that […]

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Local History Thursday: We Can, and We Did

If you’re at all drawn to Martha Stewart, Pinterest, and food preservation, you may get excited about canning fruits and vegetables.  This process has been used for generations to sustain foods in airtight storage to last through tumultuous winters, or simply to snack on during any season. With the abundance of early 1900s fruit and […]

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Detail from flier promoting community forums

Mesa County Libraries seek public input on possible new library in Clifton/Fruitvale area

Mesa County Libraries are seeking input from Mesa County residents about a potential new library to serve the east Grand Valley. Residents are invited to attend upcoming community forums to discuss services and features in a proposed new library building at 3180 F Road. The new library would replace the current Clifton Branch. Four community […]

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