A cluster of pea pods hangs from a pea vine on a wire trellis

Harvest time begins in Discovery Garden

Looking for some produce? At the Mesa County Libraries Discovery Garden, some of our spring plantings are available for harvest! Bring a reusable bag or basket, roll up your sleeves, and pick your own! In the veggie rows, Oregon sugar pod peas, lettuce, and kale are ready for harvest. In the Education Square, we have […]

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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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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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New trees planted in Discovery Garden

The Mesa County Libraries Discovery Garden has a forest of young, new trees that will welcome garden visitors for decades. The trees were acquired through a grant from Friends of Mesa County Libraries and were planted in the Wilderness Garden section that fronts Fifth Street. The Discovery Garden is located at Fifth Street and Chipeta […]

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Attention, gardeners! Spring Seed Exchange set for Saturday, March 20, at four library locations

Bring a seed, take a seed at the Mesa County Libraries Spring Seed Exchange, scheduled for Saturday, March 20, at four library locations! Gardeners are invited to bring portioned seeds and take seeds left by others. Please divide your seeds into individual-sized, labeled packets before arriving at the exchange. There is no charge to participate. […]

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New sign marks Discovery Garden

The Mesa County Libraries Discovery Garden has a new sign! The sign, which faces Fifth Street near Chipeta Avenue, is built of steel and wood in a rustic design that evokes the feel of a country garden in a city setting. Library staff designed the sign, which was then built and generously donated by All […]

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