Roof at Palisade Branch to be replaced starting March 15

The roof of the Palisade Branch Library is scheduled for replacement in late March. Work is expected to begin Monday, March 15, and will last 10-14 days. During that time, library patrons may encounter construction noise in the library, and parking spaces near the building may be limited. The Palisade Branch will remain open regular […]

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Attention, gardeners! Spring Seed Exchange set for Saturday, March 20, at four library locations

Bring a seed, take a seed at the Mesa County Libraries Spring Seed Exchange, scheduled for Saturday, March 20, at four library locations! Gardeners are invited to bring portioned seeds and take seeds left by others. Please divide your seeds into individual-sized, labeled packets before arriving at the exchange. There is no charge to participate. […]

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Publishers Weekly 03/08/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J Maas The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett The Kaiser’s Web by Steve Berry The Invisible Life of Addie Larue […]

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Online Arts & Culture Forum for GJ City Council candidates set for March 16

An Arts and Culture Forum for Grand Junction City Council candidates is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, online via Zoom. For the Zoom link, please visit the Event Calendar at mesacountylibraries.org Studies show that arts and cultural organizations significantly benefit the local economy, and arts and culture continue to grow and improve the […]

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Local History Thursday: New Book Review of “The History of Railroads in Palisade, Colorado”

Local history buffs, rejoice! A new book has been published by the Palisade Historical Society. Written by local historian and railroad enthusiast Matt Darling, “The History of Railroads in Palisade, Colorado” has made its way to our library shelves. This read explains the complications, successes, and technicalities of the railroad making its way through the Grand […]

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March Staff Picks

Spring is resurfacing, and new book recommendations are sprouting from the minds of our library staff.  To enjoy these reads with us, click on any of the book covers below to be directed to the Mesa County Libraries catalog.  Kelsey’s Pick:  Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite edited by Natalie C. Parker and […]

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Publishers Weekly 03/01/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J Maas The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V E Schwab The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Faithless in […]

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Video Game Review: Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat is one of the main video games everyone thinks of when they hear “Video Game”. The franchise has been around since 1992 and has 22 games as well as a plethora of comics and novels. There are also 5 movie adaptations with the most recent version set to release in April 2021. The […]

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Local History Thursday: An Interview with African-American Activist David Combs

Mesa County Libraries is pleased to present an interview with local activist David Combs, the first in the Mesa County Oral History Project’s new Social Justice Archive (created in partnership with the Black Citizens and Friends organization, Professor Sarah Swedberg, activist Shannon Robinson, and Mr. Combs). The Social Justice Archive will explore the local manifestation […]

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