Mesa County Libraries plan reopening for Jan. 19

Mesa County Libraries plan to reopen library buildings to public visits starting Tuesday, Jan. 19. The reopening is contingent on COVID-19 case numbers in Mesa County remaining stable or in decline. The eight library locations will be open on their regular daily schedules, except that the Central Library will be closed Sundays until fall 2021. […]

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January Staff Picks

Happy 2021! With the new year, we here at Mesa County Libraries hope you are feeling rejuvenated, hopeful, and perhaps considering some fulfilling goals.  If reading 20, 50, 100, or any amount of books this year is one of your goals, well, you know who to turn to for recommendations! Our knowledgeable staff have offered […]

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Quill from Moss Video Game

Video Game Review: Moss

First off, happy New Year everyone! 2020 has been…interesting to say the least and to celebrate a new beginning I choose a unique game to review. Something different and out there and much more enchanting than I had gambled on. Moss is a virtual reality (VR) PlayStation game that follows the storybook adventure of Quill, […]

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Local History Thursday: How to Research Your Home or Building’s History in Mesa County

Are you interested in knowing when your home was built, who lived there before and other information? Whether you own or rent your house, you can use these resources to research your house’s history (or your apartment or business’s history, for that matter).   Mesa County Assessor records You can use real property records held […]

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Publishers Weekly 12/28/2020

Here are the most current bestsellers for fiction and nonfiction according to Publishers Weekly:   Fiction A Time for Mercy by John Grisham Deadly Cross by James Patterson Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline The Return by Nicholas Sparks The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Daylight by David Baldacci The Sentinel: A Jack Reacher Novel […]

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Publishers Weekly Bestsellers 12/21/2020

Here are the most current bestsellers for fiction and nonfiction according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline A Time for Mercy by John Grisham Deadly Cross by James Patterson The Return by Nicholas Sparks The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Daylight by David Baldacci The Awakening: The Dragon Heart Legacy, Book […]

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Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn

Video Game Review: Horizon Zero Dawn

  Horizon Zero Dawn is an action role-playing game set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun with killer robot animals. The game follows Aloy, a young woman who was an outcast from the Nora tribe as a baby. Another outcast, Rost, took her in and raised her as his own. Aloy struggles with the idea of […]

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Local History Thursday: Evelyn Beatty and the Early Days of Public Health

If you’ve spent time browsing through the Mesa County Oral History Project interviews, you’ll notice two common occupations worked by women settlers: nurses and teachers.  As we’ve seen through the tireless, incredible efforts of our healthcare professionals and teachers during this past year, positions like this are crucial for the well-being of a community.  One […]

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