April Staff Picks

Curious what our staff is reading this month? Stop here for a monthly glimpse into the reading lives of Mesa County Libraries employees. Who knows, you might find your next favorite! Click on any of the below images to be directed to our catalog. John A.’s pick:  Touring Colorado Hot Springs by Carl Wamback, revised […]

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Publishers Weekly 03/29/2021

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction Win by Harlan Coben The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah Life After Death by Sister Souljah The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro Dark Sky by C J Box Fast Ice by Clive Cussler The Affair by Danielle […]

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Roof at Palisade Branch to be replaced starting March 15

The roof of the Palisade Branch Library is scheduled for replacement in late March. Work is expected to begin Monday, March 15, and will last 10-14 days. During that time, library patrons may encounter construction noise in the library, and parking spaces near the building may be limited. The Palisade Branch will remain open regular […]

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Attention, gardeners! Spring Seed Exchange set for Saturday, March 20, at four library locations

Bring a seed, take a seed at the Mesa County Libraries Spring Seed Exchange, scheduled for Saturday, March 20, at four library locations! Gardeners are invited to bring portioned seeds and take seeds left by others. Please divide your seeds into individual-sized, labeled packets before arriving at the exchange. There is no charge to participate. […]

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Online Arts & Culture Forum for GJ City Council candidates set for March 16

An Arts and Culture Forum for Grand Junction City Council candidates is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, online via Zoom. For the Zoom link, please visit the Event Calendar at mesacountylibraries.org Studies show that arts and cultural organizations significantly benefit the local economy, and arts and culture continue to grow and improve the […]

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Local History Thursday: New Book Review of “The History of Railroads in Palisade, Colorado”

Local history buffs, rejoice! A new book has been published by the Palisade Historical Society. Written by local historian and railroad enthusiast Matt Darling, “The History of Railroads in Palisade, Colorado” has made its way to our library shelves. This read explains the complications, successes, and technicalities of the railroad making its way through the Grand […]

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