Poet, writer Jill Burkey is new Artist in Residence

Jill Burkey, a poet, writer, and editor, is the new 970West Artist in Residence at Mesa County Libraries. During her residency, which lasts through April 18, Burkey will host weekly Meet and Greets from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the 970West Studio, 502 Ouray Ave. (across from the Central Library). Meet and Greets are open […]

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January Staff Picks

A new year means new books to dive into, headfirst, with reckless abandon! Mesa County Libraries staff offers the following excellent recommendations with hopes you find a fresh favorite read to propel you through January. Click on any of the cover images below to be directed to our catalog. Rachel H.’s Pick:  American Made: What […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 1/06/2022

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Judge’s List by John Grisham The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult The Wish by Nicholas Sparks The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon Cloud Cuckoo […]

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Help the library create its new strategic roadmap

This year, Mesa County Libraries will create a strategic roadmap to guide our operations starting in 2023. We’re asking for your help. A strategic roadmap is a type of ongoing plan that gathers stakeholder input and focuses on activities, services, and real-world things the library will do to achieve its goals and objectives. A strategic […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 01/03/22

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Judge’s List by John Grisham The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom The Wish by Nicholas Sparks The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles Fear No Evil by James Patterson Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult Go Tell the Bees That I Am […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 12/23/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Judge’s List by John Grisham The Wish by Nicholas Sparks The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon Fear No Evil by James Patterson Wish You Were […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 12/16/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Judge’s List by John Grisham The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom The Wish by Nicholas Sparks Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult Fear No Evil by James Patterson The Lincoln […]

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Local History Thursday: Former Officer Janielle Westermire’s Unique Perspective on Black Lives Matter

As a former sheriff’s deputy and an African-American woman involved with community and educational efforts through Black Citizens and Friends, Janielle Westermire has a unique and very personal perspective on race relations, and on the Black Lives Matter protests that gripped the United States following the 2020 death of George Floyd. In her interview with […]

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