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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Hang on just a while longer for library reopening

The most common question that Mesa County Libraries staff hear these days is: “When is the library reopening?” The short answer is: “As soon as we can!” The good news is that the library is making progress toward reopening our buildings to the public after they closed March 14 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Library offers curbside pick-up of holds

Mesa County Libraries are now offering curbside pick-up of holds. Using our curbside service is as easy as 1-2-3 … and 4! Place your items on HOLD in our catalog. You’ll be notified when they are available. After you’re notified, call your library branch to schedule a pick-up time. Pick up your items curbside! (Appointments […]

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What’s Growing?

The Mesa County Library Discovery Garden on 5th Street and Chipeta Avenue continues to bloom with plant life and new developments. This plot of land is used to offer a quiet place to relax, to share educational programming with the public, and to offer free, healthy vegetables for our community to eat and enjoy.  One […]

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What’s Growing?

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt” –Margaret Atwood The Discovery Garden is a special part of Mesa County Libraries on the corner of Fifth Street and Chipeta Avenue in Grand Junction.  Within its boundaries you will find a lovely setting for the community to sit and relax, check […]

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Update on library services

As Colorado and our Mesa County community shift to a “safer-at-home” strategy, we want to update our patrons on the status of library services. This week (the week of April 27), some library staff have returned to our facilities to work on plans for resuming certain library services. Some of the most important new developments […]

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What’s Growing?

We’re rolling through Spring and in the midst of gardening season! For some of you, this increase in lovely warmer weather makes you want to be outside, feeling the dirt on your hands and introducing some new life to your gardening space.  We at Mesa County Libraries are excited about the abundance of new developments […]

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Mesa County Libraries to close until at least April 6

After today (Saturday, March 14), all Mesa County Libraries locations will close until at least Monday, April 6, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus in our communities. The announcement Saturday of a presumptive positive case of the illness in Mesa County prompted the library’s decision to close. Libraries are a popular […]

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The library had a great 2019, thanks to you!

Mesa County Libraries’ 2019 Annual Report is now available here, and it’s filled with great news about your local library! Among the highlights: The number of library cardholders increased 5% to more than 82,000, which tells us that we are offering materials, services, and programs that Mesa County residents find to be useful and enjoyable. […]

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