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Old West topics to highlight history presentations  

History enthusiasts can get their fill of Old West tales during January and February at Mesa County Libraries. Topics such as bank robberies, train heists, ghost towns, and frontier economics will be the subject of several public presentations at library locations in Grand Junction and Fruita. All presentations are open to the public at no […]

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Welcome back to the library! No more overdue fines

As of Jan. 1, 2020, Mesa County Libraries no longer charge overdue fines on books and other items, and all accumulated fines for overdue materials have been waived. Today, we wish to welcome back more than 5,800 library patrons who were blocked from further checkouts because of accumulated fines exceeding $10. With overdue fines waived, […]

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Applications accepted for library Board of Trustees

Applications are being accepted to fill an opening 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 hires and evaluates the library director. The open seat on the board was created when a trustee […]

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Help name a new library branch!

Time to get creative and help name a branch of Mesa County Libraries! Through Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, we are collecting suggestions for the name of the proposed new branch at 3180 F Road that will serve the Clifton and Fruitvale areas. If you have an idea, let us know! From those suggestions, we will […]

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