Kids Read Picks, Vol. 6

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews and recommendations from 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 […]

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The Long and Faraway Gone

 The Long and Faraway Gone, by Lou Berney, is one of the best and most memorable crime novels I’ve read, and so well written that I hated to put it down. It tells the story of two traumatic events in Oklahoma City back in the summer of 1986, and the aftermath for two broken people. Ever […]

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Teen Reviews: Starflight

Landers, Melissa. Starflight.   “Beautiful descriptive language, fun story, realistic relationships and realistic character communication. Would recommend to sci-fi fans and teens.” Rating: 4 -Ky, Grade 11       Teen Reviews presents book reviews by teens in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or […]

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Applications open for library trustee

Applications are being accepted to fill an opening 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 hires and evaluates the library director. Board terms are for five years and are limited to two […]

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Day of the Dead / Día de los muertos

En los primeros tres días fríos de noviembre, una multitud de personas va a los cementerios para apreciar a los miembros de su familia que han fallecido. Las multitudes dejan ofrendas, velas, pan de muerto y caléndulas para honrar a las personas que extrañan y aún aman. Al hacer esto, se dice que ayudan a […]

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