July Staff Picks

The summer heat is in full effect, and a worthy goal for the moment might be to sit still, stay cool, and pass the time with a terrific new read! Here are some recommendations from your local library staff that are helping get us through the hottest, longest days of the season:         […]

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Video Game Review: Greedfall

Greedfall is an action, role-playing game set in a 17th Century world where magic and monsters exist. You play as De Sardet, a diplomat searching for a cure for a debilitating plague called Malichor. De Sardet and his/her cousin are sent to an island to find and develop a treatment. There are multiple outcomes for […]

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Mesa County Libraries Comic Con canceled for 2020

Because of pandemic-related state regulations limiting large gatherings, Mesa County Libraries Comic Con has been canceled for 2020. We at Mesa County Libraries are extremely disappointed that we won’t be able to hold MCL Comic Con this year, but the health and safety of our community is our highest priority. We are committed to creating […]

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A Child’s First Teacher

Learning and growth in a child’s life is constant. Their first teacher is their parents, guardians, or caregivers. The community and world around them also contribute a great deal to a child’s growth. Learning in early life before school comes in the form of speaking, playing, interacting, and exploring the world. The formal name that […]

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Local History Thursday: The Hanging Flume

Deep in the Dolores River Canyon, there lies a long-inactive wooden structure built off high hopes and steady dreams of gold.  This engineering feat is called the Hanging Flume, and miles of its fragmented remains cling to the canyon wall above the Dolores River, an hour and half drive from Grand Junction, Colorado.   The hanging […]

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June Staff Picks

Time to find a shady spot outside, pull out a lawn chair, and settle into a new Summer read! The recommendations below are a small sampling of the plethora of recommended Summer reads our library staff has compiled, available in Mesa County Libraries catalog.  Now that we can happily have our patrons back in the […]

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