Foliage and produce in the Discovery Garden

Discovery Garden to benefit from grant for bioswale features

The Mesa County Libraries Foundation has received a $5,000 grant from the Western Colorado Community Foundation to fund the construction of unique water conservation structures called “bioswales” in the library’s Discovery Garden at Fifth Street and Chipeta Avenue in downtown Grand Junction. Bioswales are water channels that slow and naturally filter stormwater from an area, […]

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Artist in Residence applications available for 2020

Mesa County Libraries are accepting applications now through Oct. 14, 2019, for openings in the 970West Artist in Residence program for 2020. The 970West Artist in Residence program is open to artists 18 and older who reside in Mesa County and have a valid library card. Artists in a variety of mediums are considered. The […]

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Michelle Boisvenue-Fox selected as new director of Mesa County Libraries

Michelle Boisvenue-Fox, a library administrator with a two-decade record of driving innovation and creativity in library settings, has been selected as the new director of Mesa County Libraries. The Mesa County Libraries Board of Trustees made the announcement today. Boisvenue-Fox currently serves as director of programming, outreach, and collection services for the Kent District Library […]

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Learn about cover crops and compost April 13

A two-part workshop explaining the use of cover crops and compost in your garden is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019, in the Mesa County Libraries Discovery Garden, Fifth Street and Chipeta Avenue, Grand Junction. The workshop sessions will be presented by registered landscape architect Rob Breeden, Bryan Reed of the Western Colorado […]

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