Museum Passes Now Available for Checkout

Family passes for the Museums of Western Colorado are now available for check out at Mesa County Libraries. The passes can be checked out for a week at a time to visit the Downtown Museum, Dinosaur Journey, and Cross Orchards. Learn more about the different museum locations here. Family museum passes allow entrance of up […]

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Mesa County Libraries take bold steps forward in 2016

By Joseph Sanchez, Director, Mesa County Libraries In 2016, Mesa County Libraries expanded what it means to be a library. From the opening of the 970West Studio to the introduction of an innovative new app, Mesa County Libraries are creating new and different ways to help local residents learn, discover, create, and connect with one another. […]

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Robots, cameras, and more to highlight Mesa County Libraries Tech Expo on Jan. 24

Whether you’re a tech novice or expert, you’ll find something interesting at the Mesa County Libraries Tech Expo, which takes place 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. The Tech Expo will feature demonstrations of cool technology such as robots, digital cameras, and live-streaming from the 970West Studio. […]

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Explore France in the next Armchair Travelers event Jan. 9

Visit some of Europe’s most popular and beautiful locations in “Exploring France,” the next Armchair Travelers presentation set for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. The coast of Brittany has glorious views of turquoise seas and waves crashing on rocks. Paris, […]

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Requiescat in pace

When librarians think about Carrie Fisher, who died on December 27 at age 60, we are just as likely to recall her autobiographical and semi-autobiographical writings as her movies.  She wrote with brutal honesty and humor about her struggles with drug and alcohol addiction, mental health, and Hollywood.  Starting with Postcards from the Edge, published in […]

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NEW History Research Guide

History is the interpretation of past events concerning the human experience. Here at Mesa County Libraries, we have built a new History Research Guide to cater to those interested in the pursuit of the past. One aspect I’d like to highlight on the blog is the Primary Source Guide within this new feature. Primary Sources […]

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