Publisher’s Weekly 8/05/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave Black Ice by Brad Thor The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller The Cellist by Daniel Silva Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid The Midnight Library by Matt […]

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August Staff Picks

The library stacks are full of amazing titles you have yet to discover.  For some enticing reads, check out the following August recommendations from our staff here at Mesa County Libraries.  (Click on any of the book covers to be directed to our catalog.) Allie’s Pick: The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix Grady […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 7/29/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction: Black Ice by Brad Thor The Cellist by Daniel Silva The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The President’s Daughter by Bill Clinton and […]

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Check Out Virtual Magazines

Sometimes there’s no greater satisfaction than drinking a gargantuan cup of coffee and losing yourself in a spread of magazines. If you’re lacking in variety and feel the desire to acquire thousands of different options at your fingertips, turn to Libby for its virtual magazine selection.  Libby by Overdrive is a free online app available […]

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Publisher’s Weekly 7/22/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction The Cellist by Daniel Silva The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave It’s Better This Way by Debbie Macomber The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller Nine Lives by Danielle Steel The President’s Daughter by Bill Clinton and James Patterson Malibu Rising […]

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Local History Thursday: The Teller Institute, Grand Junction’s American Indian School

With the gruesome discovery of the bodies of First Nations children on the grounds of residential schools in Canada, people are also turning their attention to American Indian schools in the United States. These boarding schools operated in the late 1800’s and 1900’s. They were dedicated to the forced acculturation of Native American children, who […]

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July Staff Picks

Keep the good times and great reads rolling this summer with new recommendations from our library staff. Please visit our catalog for even more terrific staff summer reading picks. Ana’s Pick Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women that a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall (This title can be applied towards the Mirrors and Windows Reading […]

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Exhibitors and panel ideas sought for MCL Comic Con

Applications for exhibitor space at the 2021 Mesa County Libraries Comic Con are now being accepted, as are ideas and proposals for panel discussions and presentations. MCL Comic Con 2021 is set for 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Grand Junction Convention Center, 159 Main St. in downtown Grand Junction.   EXHIBITORS Exhibitor […]

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Local History Thursday: Shannon Robinson And Right & Wrong

Shannon Robinson has led a brave and transformational life in Grand Junction. She overcame racism from some fellow students to become the first African-American president of student government at Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University). In the midst of the AIDS epidemic, she helped stage on-campus demonstrations to educate students about the dangers of […]

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