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Auto-renewals begin at Mesa County Libraries

To improve convenience to patrons, Mesa County Libraries are rolling out automatic renewals for most library items beginning today. Items eligible for renewal will automatically renew three days before their due date, extending their loan periods from their original due dates. That means that if you are still reading your book or watching your DVD […]

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Please take the library survey!

You can help Mesa County Libraries chart the course ahead. Your community libraries are looking toward the future, and we invite you to point the way by taking our 2019 survey. Results of this survey will help us draft a new strategic plan and improve the services we offer. The survey takes about 10 minutes […]

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Lovely War by Julie Berry

I shelved this as young adult but I think anyone over the age of 15 or 16 would like this novel. This is probably the best story I’ve read this year, certainly this summer. Julie Berry tells a great story of four young people and their families and friends during the Great War (WWI). It […]

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Local History Thursday: Peach Season

Palisade peach season– it’s finally here! For over 125 years Palisade, Colorado has been utilizing the area to grow peaches that are loved far and wide. The first peach trees were planted in 1882 by a man named John Harlow who described the peaches as “ripening in the sun acquired a brilliant color not found […]

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Discovery Garden to host presentation about residential irrigation systems Aug. 24

Take the guesswork out of your residential irrigation system by attending a presentation, “Demystifying Small-Scale Residential Irrigation Systems,” at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in the Mesa County Libraries Discovery Garden, Fifth Street and Chipeta Avenue in Grand Junction. Landscape architect Rob Breeden of the Mesa Conservation District and Nvision Design Studio will cover […]

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