The new Clifton Branch Library building, under construction, is shown with the top of Mount Garfield visible just over the roofline.

Getting closer: New Clifton Branch more than 80% complete

The new Clifton Branch is now more than 80% complete, and construction is expected to wrap up by early August.   In the past month, interior and exterior work has continued, with windows, doors, electrical, and plumbing systems being installed, along with tile work and fixtures in restrooms. In July, carpeting and flooring will be installed […]

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New Clifton Branch 70% complete

The new Clifton Branch Library is getting closer to completion each day. Currently, the building is approximately 70% complete.   During the past month, interior work has continued, with the last of the drywall and interior doors installed by the end of May and many spaces throughout the new branch now being painted. Windows throughout the […]

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Clifton Branch construction continues on schedule

After a long, cold winter, it finally seems safe to say that spring is here! As we roll into May with warmer weather, construction of the new Mesa County Libraries Clifton Branch continues on schedule. While there may not be much new to see from the outside, crews have been busy transforming the inside of […]

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Thank you, library volunteers!

During this National Volunteer Appreciation Week, Mesa County Libraries wish to thank all of the volunteers who generously give their time to our local libraries. Last year, more than 270 volunteers gave almost 11,000 hours of their time to the library. Our volunteers work at all eight library locations, performing a wide variety of tasks. […]

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New Clifton Branch designed to save energy

While spring has been off to a slow start in Mesa County, progress on the new Mesa County Libraries Clifton Branch is moving along at a steady pace. Since April is Earth Month, we want to highlight some energy-saving, environmentally friendly features of the new branch.  With many large windows offering views of Mount Garfield […]

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Mesa County Libraries to require passwords starting March 28

Beginning Tuesday, March 28, security passwords will be required for several online services offered by Mesa County Libraries. Traditionally, patrons have needed only their name and library card number to place holds and use certain eResources through the library website. But to offer better protection of patrons’ private information in library accounts, passwords will be […]

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March is Seed Celebration Month at Mesa County Libraries

March is Seed Celebration Month at Mesa County Libraries, bringing with it an informative presentation about saving seeds, seed exchanges at most library locations, and the opening of the new Seed Library.   Seed Saving 101 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 Central Library, 443 N. 6th St., Grand Junction Local seed-saving master and sustainable agriculture […]

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