April Staff Picks

Now that we’re in the heart of April, here are some new recommended favorites from Mesa County Libraries and its wonderful employees.  Our staff truly misses the library and its patrons, and to get us through these trying times we’re keeping our minds full and flourishing with the following recommended reads: John’s Pick: The Name […]

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Adult Learning Resources at MCL (aka Learning in the Time of COVID-19)

If you’re looking for something to learn during this time, then we have some great Lifelong Learning resources at Mesa County Libraries you can access with your library card: Learning Express Library -test preparation materials and interactive practice exams for GED, academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams. Lynda.com – an online […]

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Prompts and Resources for Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and being stuck indoors is the perfect time to wax poetic while contemplating your carpet…er…maybe that’s just me? Anywaaaay..in case you hadn’t heard, we’re currently accepting submissions for our annual Teen/Adult poetry contest. The top three poets in each category (Teen/Adult) will receive a $100 (1st place), $75 (second place) […]

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Connect With Our Social Distancing Playlist

Recently the Merriam-Webster dictionary added new words connected with the Coronavirus. We’re all getting far too familiar with terminology surrounding COVID-19, such as self-quarantine and social distancing. So while we’re all doing our part staying home, limiting our exposure to others and getting creative with time, resources and togetherness, some folks at Mesa County Libraries […]

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Food Assistance Resources

I know we’re all missing the library services we’re used to–the books, the in-person events–and probably wanting the item(s) you put on hold a month ago! These are top reasons we love our library. For us librarians, we also value our role as a community resource, connecting people to the organizations that can meet their […]

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Kids Read Picks, vol. 18

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews by 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 System: […]

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