May Staff Picks

Happy May, all! For this month, we’d like to focus our staff recommendations around a special new reading experience here at Mesa County Libraries. The Mirrors and Windows reading experience is a celebration of culture focused on diverse books and films offered throughout our catalog.  This idea stems from a movement called Read Woke started […]

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Publishers Weekly 05/03/21

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction A Gambling Man by David Baldacci Ocean Prey by John Sandford The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Lover Unveiled, Volume 19 by J R Ward Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection by Junji Ito The Red Book by James […]

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Top Six Fiction and Nonfiction bookcovers

Publishers Weekly 04/26/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction Ocean Prey by John Sandford The Devil’s Hand: A Thriller by Jack Carr The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The Red Book by James Patterson and  David Ellis The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth Win by Harlan Coben […]

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Contributions sought for anthology about pandemic experience

From May 1-June 1, 2021, written and artistic contributions will be accepted for possible inclusion in an upcoming anthology about the community’s experience with the coronavirus pandemic. The anthology will accept submissions from writers, poets, photographers, and artists who live in Mesa County or attend Colorado Mesa University. The anthology’s theme, “In This Together,” represents […]

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Local History Thursday: David Combs Discusses the Movement for Social Justice in Mesa County

In his second interview with the Social Justice Archive at Mesa County Libraries, David Combs turns his attention to the death of George Floyd (who died at the hands of recently convicted Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin). As an African-American from Minneapolis, Combs gives unique and powerful perspectives on ethnic relations in that city, and on […]

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2021 Poetry Contest Adult and Teen Winners!

Congratulations to our 2021 poetry contest winners! As usual, we had lots of great submissions this year. If you missed entering this year, keep an eye out for our 2022 contest! Adult Category: 1st Place “October” by Patricia Norrbom The last of the leaves floating effortless in the wind The autumn breeze caresses my face […]

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Publishers Weekly 04/19/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah The Red Book by James Patterson The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Good Company by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney First Person Singular: Stories by Haruki Murakami Win by Harlan Coben Northern Spy by Flynn Berry The Invisible Life of […]

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