November Staff Picks

Greetings, fellow library-goers! November is starting strong with a few staff recommendations we are excited to share. Click on any of the images below to be directed to the Mesa County Libraries catalog. Sean E.’s pick: News of the World (DVD) Based on the book of the same name, News of the World follows Captain Kidd […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 11/04/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Judge’s List by John Grisham Better Off Dead: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child and Andrew Child The Wish by Nicholas Sparks The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny Cloud Cuckoo Land by […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 10/28/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Judge’s List by John Grisham The Wish by Nicholas Sparks The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny Dear Santa by Debbie Macomber Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 10/21/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny The Wish by Nicholas Sparks The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty Silverview by John Le Carré The Butler by Danielle Steel The […]

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Local History Thursday: Evoking Grand Junction’s History with Radio History Theater

In 1981, coinciding with Grand Junction’s centennial celebration, the Mesa County Oral History Project (MCOHP) produced forty-eight radio plays about local history. Over forty-eight weeks, these plays aired on radio stations KSTR, KREX-AM, KREX-FM, and KMSA, with the last play broadcasting on August 21, 1982. Now, the Radio History Theater plays have been digitized and […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 10/14/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles The Wish by Nicholas Sparks Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen The Butler by Danielle Steel Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty The Jailhouse Lawyer by James Patterson and Nancy Allen Billy Summers by […]

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Dignity Sculpture in Chamberlain, South Dakota - a silver sculpture of a Lakota woman with her arms spreading a blanket around her body.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Recommended Reads

On October 8, 2021, Indigenous Peoples’ Day was officially signed into effect, making it a federally recognized holiday. To honor, celebrate, and recognize Native American cultures, here’s a list of titles written by Indigenous authors, all available in the Mesa County Libraries catalog (book descriptions taken from catalog listings): When the Light of the World […]

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Applications accepted for Mesa County Libraries Board of Trustees openings

Applications are being accepted to fill upcoming openings on the Mesa County Public Library District’s Board of Trustees. The seven-member volunteer board adopts and oversees the budget, bylaws, and policies of the library district; conducts long-range planning; and prepares an annual financial report to the Mesa County Commissioners. Board terms are for five years, and […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 10/07/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Wish by Nicholas Sparks Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty The Jailhouse Lawyer by James Patterson and Nancy Allen The Last Graduate by Naomi Novik The Santa Suit by Mary Kay Andrews Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead […]

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