Local History Thursday: The Fair Store Floor Walker

“The Fair Store Floor Walker,” sounds like a creepy story about some ghost shuffling around an old abandoned building.  Sorry to disappointment any horror fans out there –  “floor walker” is actually a job title given to early Grand Junction resident Jennie Elizabeth Dixon. In the early to mid-1900s, a floor walker was a person […]

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Video Game Review: Talos Principle

Talos Principle is a first-person puzzle game set in a profound metaphysical world. You play as an AI, led by an omniscient being named Elohim. He directs you to explore the environments he created and collect sigils that act as keys for opening new landscapes. Everything seems straightforward until you come in contact with the […]

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February Staff Picks

Happy February!  You, my fellow readers, can rejoice in being a bit spoiled this month because 2020 is a leap year.  That gives you one whole extra day to check out some of these recommended titles from Mesa County Libraries staff. Hooray! A ray of sunshine amidst the large, hovering, consistent blob of winter grey. […]

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The library had a great 2019, thanks to you!

Mesa County Libraries’ 2019 Annual Report is now available here, and it’s filled with great news about your local library! Among the highlights: The number of library cardholders increased 5% to more than 82,000, which tells us that we are offering materials, services, and programs that Mesa County residents find to be useful and enjoyable. […]

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Good news! Library to continue offering Lynda

Good news for Lynda users! Lynda, a patron-favorite eResource with a wide variety of instructional videos on topics ranging from software to business, will remain available to cardholders through Mesa County Libraries. In late 2019, the library announced that it might soon be ending its contract to offer Lynda because of concerns about patron privacy. […]

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