My heavens! Learn about prehistoric astronomy in western Colorado

Long before modern humans began studying the night sky, prehistoric societies were monitoring the stars for important events. An upcoming presentation, “Prehistoric Archaeoastronomy in Northwestern Colorado,” will describe scientific findings at the Gunsight Pass Archaeological Site, a prehistoric archaeoastronomy site recorded by Dominguez Archaeological Research Group archaeologists Brian O’Neill, Cheryl Harrison, and H. Sonny Shelton […]

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Staff Reading Recommendations

If you’re looking for something new to read but don’t know where to start, a great place to look is the Reader’s Café: Reviews guide on our website. To navigate to this guide, click on Book Reviews and Recommendations under the Books + More tab on the Mesa County Libraries home page. After that, click on […]

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Local History Thursday: Walter Walker’s Involvement in Grand Junction’s Ku Klux Klan

As a world-wise newspaper man, certainly Daily Sentinel publisher and owner Walter Walker could not have been ignorant of the Ku Klux Klan’s campaign against immigrants, Catholics, African-Americans, alcohol consumption, “impure morals,” Jews, and just about anything else the Klan insisted was tearing at the fabric of white, Protestant America. Yet, according to several Mesa […]

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Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries launches June 3!

Prepare to blast off into a universe of stories with Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, this year’s Summer Reading adventure is space-themed! The fun begins the week of Monday, June 3, at all eight Mesa County Libraries locations. Be sure to visit your […]

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Teen volunteers sought to help with Summer Reading

Teens, are you looking for a great volunteer opportunity this summer? Teen volunteers 14 and older are being sought to help with Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! Teen volunteers gain experience in: customer service, communication, organization, group collaboration, leadership, and many other skills! Among the responsibilities of Summer Reading volunteers are providing excellent customer […]

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