Libraries to reopen on a limited basis Monday, June 8

Mesa County Libraries plan to reopen to public visits on a limited basis Monday, June 8. The libraries closed March 14 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Since that time, library staff have been rearranging shelving and furniture to enable better social distancing in the buildings, as well as installing see-through shields around patron service […]

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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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New Additions to Local Digital Archive

If you haven’t checked out our Local Digital Archive lately, I highly recommend it, cause we’ve added a bunch of cool stuff!  In addition to our many online exhibits including the popular Veterans Remember series, Studio Lounge performances and Mesa County Oral History Project, we have the following new collections: Art on the Corner (AOTC) […]

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Remote Learning Spotlight: Scholastic Learn at Home

by Felicia Donovan COVID-19 has brought new ideas to learning and multitasking for both adults and children. Scholastic has created a fantastic free resource for remote learning as parents run out of ideas to make learning fun for their children, while maintaining their work from home. Working remotely during a pandemic is challenging for both […]

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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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Staff Summer Reading Picks

Looking to discover some new variety to spice up your summer reading list? Our dedicated staff here at Mesa County Libraries has compiled a list of over 100 titles they’re excited to read during this upcoming summer season.  These titles cover a wide diversity of genres and include picks for Youth, Teen, and Adult reading […]

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2020 Poetry Contest Adult and Teen Winners!

Congratulations to our 2020 poetry contest winners! As usual, we had lots of great submissions this year. If you missed entering this year, keep an eye out for our 2021 contest.  We had planned on a poetry reading, but with the library closed, that’s a challenge!  Stay tuned for information on a public reading later […]

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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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