Local History: mining in Western Colorado

Join us at the Palisade Branch library, July 18 at 3:30 pm, for A Brief History of Mining in Western Colorado.  Librarian Ike Rakiecki, who is in charge of the Central Library’s Rasheigh Regional History collection, will present a program about the history of mining and the types of mining on the western slope.  And for […]

Drum Safari comes to Mesa County Libraries June 27-29

Get ready for a variety of great summer entertainment through mid-July as we celebrate the halfway point of Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! Beginning Tuesday, June 27, join us for several performances by Drum Safari, a local favorite whose interactive and energetic drum performances attract more fans every year as they perform at library […]

Mesa County Libraries to celebrate Grand Valley Bike Month during June

June is Grand Valley Bike Month 2017, a time when people throughout Mesa County and the rest of Colorado experience the fun and fitness of riding a bicycle to work and for fun. As part of the community-wide festivities, Mesa County Libraries plan to host several activities throughout the month, so air up your bike […]

Summer Reading @ Mesa County Libraries starts tomorrow!

Are you wondering where you will get books to feed your brain this summer? We are ready for you at Mesa County Libraries!  You will be greeted with fresh book selections, generous checkout privileges, engaging programs, and a summer reading challenge that will earn you prizes. Magician Ann Lincoln will kick off summer reading starting Thursday, May 25.  See […]

Mesa County Libraries to close for Memorial Day holiday weekend

All Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, 2017, for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. In addition, please note that May 21 is the final Sunday until fall that the Central Library will be open. After May 21, the library shifts to its summer operating schedule, which means […]

Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries begins May 25

Looking for something fun, engaging, and free to do this summer? Registration is open now for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! This year, Summer Reading will feature a Summer Entertainment Series jam-packed with magicians, musicians, and puppeteers performing at all eight Mesa County Libraries locations. Summer Reading is open to all ages at no […]

Get ready for Summer Reading with a library puppet show!

Get ready for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries by attending “Build a Better World,” a puppet show that is scheduled for performances at all library locations April 11-May 20. This puppet show will get you excited for Summer Reading’s awesome activities, plentiful prizes, and a Summer Entertainment Series jam-packed with magicians, musicians, and more. […]

Collbran Branch Library hours to expand March 7

The Mesa County Libraries Collbran Branch will be open three more hours each week, beginning March 7. Under new hours approved this week by the Mesa County Public Library District Board of Trustees, the library branch at 111 Main St. in Collbran will open one hour earlier on weekdays, and the traditional lunchtime closure will […]

Mesa County Libraries take bold steps forward in 2016

By Joseph Sanchez, Director, Mesa County Libraries In 2016, Mesa County Libraries expanded what it means to be a library. From the opening of the 970West Studio to the introduction of an innovative new app, Mesa County Libraries are creating new and different ways to help local residents learn, discover, create, and connect with one another. […]