Hoopla to see new limits in 2023

If you use hoopla® through Mesa County Libraries, you’ll experience some service changes beginning this month (January 2023). Starting this month, we are reducing the number of hoopla checkouts you can make each month from eight to five. In addition, we are implementing a budget cap on our hoopla service, which means that once the library […]

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New Year, New Staff Picks

2023 is here! From old classics to current releases, our library staff has an abundance of anticipated reads they’re looking forward to checking out this year. Click on any of the titles or cover images below to be directed to our catalog, or visit any of our eight locations to browse the shelves and pick […]

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eResource Spotlight: Mango Languages

Hola, ciao, and bonjour! Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? Want a refresher on your high school foreign language classes? Frustrated by the pushiness of the Duolingo owl? With Mango Languages, learning a new language is a breeze! Mango Languages offers courses on over 70 world languages. Explore popular languages like Spanish, […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 12/09/2022

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: A World of Curiosities by Louise Penn The Boys from Biloxi: A Legal Thriller by John Grisham Fairy Tale by Stephen King Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmu Triple Cross by James Patterson Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks Desert Star by Michael Connelly The Choice: The […]

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December Staff Picks

With the holidays approaching, extensive travel and family time might be in your future.  Whether you feel like breaking away from the excitement or simply want to relax,  now is the time to treat yourself to some free new material from your local library. Mesa County Libraries has a plethora of fantastic books, movies, and […]

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New Clifton Branch foundation under construction

If you haven’t driven by the site of the new Mesa County Libraries Clifton Branch near the intersection of D½ and 32½ roads recently, here’s an update of what’s been going on since we broke ground at the end of August: Work on preparing the ground to start pouring concrete for the foundation progressed smoothly […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 12/2/2022

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publisher’s Weekly: Fiction: The Choice: The Dragon Heart Legacy, Book 3 by Nora Roberts The Boys from Biloxi: A Legal Thriller by John Grisham Fairy Tale by Stephen King A Christmas Memory by Richard Paul Evan Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmu The Whittiers by Danielle Steel Dreamland […]

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Giving Trees to help people in need are at Mesa County Libraries through Dec. 5

Now in its 14th year, the Giving Tree collaboration between Mesa County Libraries and Grand Valley Catholic Outreach seeks to help local families in need during the holidays. Giving Trees decorated with gift requests from Mesa County residents in need are at the Central Library in Grand Junction and library branches in Clifton, Fruita, Orchard […]

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The 2022 National Book Awards

The 2022 National Book Awards announced their 73rd annual literature winners in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people’s literature on November 16th, 2022. After a brief welcome from Padma Lakshmi, the presentation for the Literarian Award was given to Tracie D. Hall by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi for Outstanding Service […]

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eResource Spotlight: Universal Class

Did you know that Mesa County Libraries patrons have access to over 600 free online classes? If not, then you should definitely look into Universal Class, a free eResource offering tutorials, lessons, and classes on a diverse array of topics. There’s something for everyone on Universal Class, from history lessons, art/hobby tutorials, cooking classes, test […]

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