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Lynda/LinkedIn Learning resource to end March 14

Lynda, a popular educational eResource now known as LinkedIn Learning, will no longer be offered through Mesa County Libraries after March 14, 2021. The change is happening because of Lynda’s new technological requirements that the library is not currently able to meet. The library is working on a solution to the technical issues and hopes […]

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Library now offers hoopla®, providing more access to movies, ebooks, and more

Mesa County Libraries cardholders now have access to hoopla®, an on-demand streaming service that offers more than 950,000 titles in the form of ebooks, eAudiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, and comics. Content on hoopla can be streamed from any compatible computer, mobile device, or platform by downloading the hoopla app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Fire TV, Chromecast, […]

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Library’s 2020 Annual Report now available

2020 was anything but a typical year, and Mesa County Libraries’ newly released 2020 Annual Report shows just how unusual it was for your public library. For example, electronic circulation (ebooks and eAudibooks) increased by 39%, driven by pandemic-related library building closures. Library visits dropped by 56%, and overall checkouts and renewals fell by about […]

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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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All libraries will close to public access beginning Sunday, Nov. 22; Curbside Pick-Up to continue

Due to the continued high rate of COVID-19 infections in the community, Mesa County Libraries will close all buildings to public access beginning Sunday, Nov. 22.  The closure will last at least through the end of December. Curbside Pick-Up will continue to be available at all library locations except the Gateway Branch, where patrons are […]

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Library adjusts operations for ‘Level Orange’ COVID restrictions

In response to Mesa County’s shift to “Level Orange” pandemic restrictions, Mesa County Libraries are making several operational changes effective Saturday, Nov. 7, that library patrons and the public should be aware of. Capacity will be limited at all library locations. Because of those limits, some library visitors may experience a short wait before being […]

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Mesa County Libraries to close Nov. 11 for Veterans Day

Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in observance of Veterans Day. Patrons can visit mesacountylibraries.org anytime to place holds, renew materials, and use eResources such as the OverDrive Digital Library, Mango Languages, and Kanopy streaming movies. Also available for viewing on the library website is Veterans Remember, a collection of […]

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Mesa County Libraries to host virtual Culture Fest 2020

Culture Fest, Mesa County Libraries’ annual celebration of cultural diversity on the Western Slope, happens online this year and features a wide-ranging look at the stories of several immigrants to the region. Because of pandemic-related precautions, the library is unable to host the traditional in-person Culture Fest celebration this year. That event typically attracts about […]

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