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Summer Readers! Please take this short survey 

If you’re one of the thousands of Mesa County residents who participated in Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries this year, thank you! We hope that your enjoyed your Summer Reading experience! Now, we have a favor to ask: We would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and complete a survey about this year’s Summer […]

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Who Wants to Go Ice Swimming?

Crank up those swamp coolers and chug frosty pitchers of lemonade: it’s (still) extremely hot outside.  If you’re feeling drained from the summer heat, it may appease you to sprawl out in front of a fan with a mentally cooling read! The following titles are about swimming in abnormally cold waters for competition, thrills, health […]

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Reading Rocks! Summer Reading starts May 29 

How much can you read this summer? Find out by signing up for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! Summer Reading begins Tuesday, May 29. You can sign up online or at any of the library’s eight locations, and it is open to all ages. There’s no charge to participate! Summer Reading participants can read […]

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Woodturning Class in Clifton

Want to learn a new hobby? You might not know it yet, but woodturning could be your new favorite thing to do! According to the American Association of Woodturners at www.woodturner.org: “Woodturning is the craft of using the wood lathe with hand-held tools to cut a shape that is symmetrical around an axis of rotation.  Like […]

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Resources for exploring the outdoors and local culture

We’re pretty lucky to be living in beautiful western Colorado!  To help you explore our area, your library has some great resources to make your cultural and outdoor experiences more fun AND easier on your wallet.  For Exploring the Outdoors National Geographic Trails Illustrated Maps  – the Central Library and Fruita Branch have regional maps […]

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Puppet show sets the stage for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries  

Get the kids excited for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries by attending a “Reading Rocks!” puppet show at your nearest library location. Summer Reading officially starts May 29, but kids, teens, and adults can sign up now online. Summer Reading will feature awesome activities, plentiful prizes, and a Summer Entertainment Series jam-packed with magicians, musicians, […]

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Volunteers are crucial to the library – and its patrons

Thank a library volunteer this week! It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week, and it’s time to recognize how crucial volunteers are to the services that Mesa County Libraries provide. How crucial are they? The work that volunteers do helps the library circulate materials efficiently. In other words, when a patron returns a book or DVD to the […]

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