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Please take the library survey!

You can help Mesa County Libraries chart the course ahead. Your community libraries are looking toward the future, and we invite you to point the way by taking our 2019 survey. Results of this survey will help us draft a new strategic plan and improve the services we offer. The survey takes about 10 minutes […]

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Local History Thursday: Peach Season

Palisade peach season– it’s finally here! For over 125 years Palisade, Colorado has been utilizing the area to grow peaches that are loved far and wide. The first peach trees were planted in 1882 by a man named John Harlow who described the peaches as “ripening in the sun acquired a brilliant color not found […]

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Discovery Garden to host presentation about residential irrigation systems Aug. 24

Take the guesswork out of your residential irrigation system by attending a presentation, “Demystifying Small-Scale Residential Irrigation Systems,” at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in the Mesa County Libraries Discovery Garden, Fifth Street and Chipeta Avenue in Grand Junction. Landscape architect Rob Breeden of the Mesa Conservation District and Nvision Design Studio will cover […]

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Meet the new library director at upcoming meet-and-greets!

Michelle Boisvenue-Fox, the new director of Mesa County Libraries, invites Mesa County residents to a series of informal meet-and-greet events where they can learn more about her and share any thoughts or ideas they have about their local libraries. Meet-and-greets are scheduled at all eight Mesa County Libraries locations. Here is the schedule: Central Library, […]

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Local History Thursday: The Grand Junction Air Show

This past weekend, the Grand Junction Regional Airport in Colorado and West Star Aviation hosted a spectacular air show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.  The crowds looked on in awe as the experienced flyers executed great skill and performed exciting stunts over the Grand Valley region.  I feel accomplished when I parallel park my […]

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Library to cover cost of GED exam for successful students; Preparatory classes begin Aug. 12

GED students who are enrolled in preparatory classes through Mesa County Libraries can have the cost of their GED exam covered if they successfully complete the classes and meet certain conditions. The library announced the new program as enrollments open for fall GED prep classes, which begin Aug. 12. Mesa County Libraries offer GED prep […]

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