Local History Thursday: Dr. Hannah Marie Wormington

In the Denver Museum of Nature and Science Annals, Dr. Hannah Marie Wormington is described as, “Precocious. Audacious. Gifted. Prolific. Ambitious. Connected. Cavalier. Regal. Fiery. Intelligent. Generous. Opinionated.” She was a woman who studied and worked hard to stand out and have her voice heard in a profession full of men, and in the realm […]

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September Staff Picks

Check out our monthly Staff Picks for some fresh titles, recommended to you and yours from the Mesa County Libraries staff. Click on any of the images below to be directed to our catalog to get your hands on these terrific items. Alayna’s Pick The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays On A Human-Centered Planet by John Green […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 8/26/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: Bloodless by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child Billy Summers by Stephen King Complications by Danielle Steel The Noise by James Patterson and J.D. Barker The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave Sensor by Junji Ito The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller […]

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Students complete high-school programs at Mesa County Libraries

This summer, Mesa County Libraries celebrated 24 students who completed studies in two high-school education programs offered through Mesa County Libraries. The students completed their studies in 2020 and 2021 and graduated from the Career Online High School (COHS) and GED preparation programs offered through the library. COHS is a program designed for adults who […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 8/19/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: Billy Summers by Stephen King The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Vortex: An FBI Thriller by Catherine Coulter Blind Tiger by Sandra Brown Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins […]

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Drive-up book return at Central Library closes for construction

The drive-up book return at the Central Library in downtown Grand Junction is temporarily closed for installation of a drive-through service window. The library is installing a drive-through window in order to make Curbside Pick-Up more convenient for patrons and more efficient for library staff to serve. Construction will disrupt the drive-through lane, so the […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 8/12/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction: Billy Summers by Stephen King The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave Blind Tiger by Sandra Brown The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The Cellist by Daniel Silva […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 8/05/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave Black Ice by Brad Thor The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller The Cellist by Daniel Silva Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid The Midnight Library by Matt […]

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August Staff Picks

The library stacks are full of amazing titles you have yet to discover.  For some enticing reads, check out the following August recommendations from our staff here at Mesa County Libraries.  (Click on any of the book covers to be directed to our catalog.) Allie’s Pick: The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix Grady […]

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