Applications accepted for Mesa County Libraries Board of Trustees openings

Applications are being accepted to fill upcoming openings on the Mesa County Public Library District’s Board of Trustees. The seven-member volunteer board adopts and oversees the budget, bylaws, and policies of the library district; conducts long-range planning; and prepares an annual financial report to the Mesa County Commissioners. Board terms are for five years, and […]

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Library Friends to host October Book Sale Oct. 21-23

There’s no better place than the Friends of Mesa County Libraries October Book Sale to stock your shelf with reading material for the winter or to shop early for holiday gifts. This blowout sale, complete with bargains galore, happens Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 21-23, at the First Congregational Church, 1425 N. 5th St. (across from […]

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Exhibitors and panel ideas sought for MCL Comic Con

Applications for exhibitor space at the 2021 Mesa County Libraries Comic Con are now being accepted, as are ideas and proposals for panel discussions and presentations. MCL Comic Con 2021 is set for 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Grand Junction Convention Center, 159 Main St. in downtown Grand Junction.   EXHIBITORS Exhibitor […]

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Submission deadline extended for pandemic collection

The submission deadline for the “In This Together” collection of writing and art from the pandemic has been extended to midnight Thursday, July 1, 2021. The collection seeks to gather stories, poems, and artwork that Mesa County residents created during the coronavirus pandemic into a volume that will capture how creativity was expressed during the past 15 months. […]

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Summer Reading starts June 1

Now that summer is here, be sure to include Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries in your plans! Summer Reading 2021 begins Tuesday, June 1, and wraps up Saturday, July 17. Along the way, kids, teens, and adults will have opportunities to pursue their reading goals, win prizes in biweekly drawings, and exercise their creativity […]

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New Mirrors and Windows Reading Experience focuses on stories of our diverse world

Mesa County Libraries announce the launch of the Mirrors and Windows Reading Experience, a new, self-paced reading activity that explores stories of our diverse world. Mirrors and Windows is an all-ages celebration of culture focused on diverse books and films offered through the library catalog. It continues through Dec. 31, 2021, and between now and […]

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Contributions sought for anthology about pandemic experience

From May 1-June 1, 2021, written and artistic contributions will be accepted for possible inclusion in an upcoming anthology about the community’s experience with the coronavirus pandemic. The anthology will accept submissions from writers, poets, photographers, and artists who live in Mesa County or attend Colorado Mesa University. The anthology’s theme, “In This Together,” represents […]

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Mesa County Libraries adjust pandemic restrictions

As Mesa County’s Free to Choose resolution takes effect April 16, Mesa County Libraries are adjusting some restrictions that have been in place during the coronavirus pandemic.  Among the changes are the following: Patrons are asked to wear a mask while they visit the library unless they are alone or with members of their household […]

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