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Summer Readers! Please take this short survey 

If you’re one of the thousands of Mesa County residents who participated in Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries this year, thank you! We hope that your enjoyed your Summer Reading experience! Now, we have a favor to ask: We would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and complete a survey about this year’s Summer […]

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Happy birthday, Annie Oakley

When I found out Annie Oakley’s birthday day was August 13, 1860, it reminded me of my girlhood enthusiasm for the petite sharpshooter from rural western Ohio. Born Phoebe Ann Mosey, Annie’s early years were marked by poverty and hardship. Her early interest in shooting was forbidden, and she says in her autobiography that “my […]

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Mesa County Libraries seek businesses to join popular ‘Library Deals’ program

To promote the importance of libraries and literacy, Mesa County Libraries are once again asking local businesses to participate in Library Deals, a promotional partnership with local businesses to offer discounts on goods and services to Mesa County Libraries cardholders. Library Deals gives businesses a special relationship with approximately 74,000 Mesa County residents who have […]

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The 2018 Eisner Awards

At the San Diego Comic-Con, the 2018 Eisner Award nominations and winners were announced. The award is given for creative achievement in American comic books and it is probably the most notable form of recognition for the genre. The awards consist of 31 different categories including, Best Writer, Best Artist, Best U.S. Edition of International […]

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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, was published 171 years ago.  The story of the “poor, obscure, plain, and little” Jane who survived a harsh, unloved,  and lonely childhood has enthralled readers ever since, and her passionate nature, realized both in her rebellion against her oppressors and her love for Mr. Rochester, makes the novel a romantic […]

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