Mesa County Libraries offer Career Online High School

Mesa County Libraries are offering qualified Mesa County residents the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School, a program designed for adults who want to advance their education and pursue career training. “Earning a high school diploma is a life-changing achievement,” said James Price, head […]

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Do you love poetry?

Maybe you’ve never been into poetry, but wish you could be. Now’s a good time – April is National Poetry Month, and you can celebrate with the library. Enjoy a live poetry reading on April 25, at 6:00 p.m.  on our Facebook page with L. Luis Lopez and others. Naturally, we also have some mighty fine […]

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What will you read next?

Does finishing a great book fill you with feelings of impending doom? What if you don’t have another good one lined up already? Better you should avoid the tedious sniveling that could ensue (or is that just me?), by going directly to the Book Reviews and Recommendations page on the Mesa County Libraries website. There you will find […]

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Mesa County Libraries offer “Mouse Mess” to 4-year-olds during One Book 4 Colorado

From April 17 through May 1, every 4-year-old child in Mesa County can pick up a free copy of “Mouse Mess” by Linnea Riley as part of the annual One Book 4 Colorado program. Copies of the book are available at all Mesa County Libraries locations in downtown Grand Junction, Clifton, Collbran, De Beque, Fruita, Gateway, […]

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Looking for a light-hearted read?

Taking a break from my usual diet of treacherous-women/lecherous-men fiction, I happened on Man at the Helm, by Nina Stibbe. It was just what I needed to expel the bitter aftertaste of the psychological thrillers I habitually feast upon. A charming specimen of the eccentric-British-family-novel (see these classic examples), Man at the Helm begins with ten-year-old Lizzie and her family moving […]

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Self-publishing: One Author’s Journey on April 10

Miriam Burden is a local writer and artist who has recently released a self-published graphic novel. She will discuss resources and options for aspiring writers and talk about her experience as a self-published graphic novel author. The event will take place on Monday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Library Community Room. Her […]

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Learn how to keep gardening easy and enjoyable

Limited mobility doesn’t have to mean the end of your gardening days. An upcoming presentation titled “Gardening for Seniors: Making Gardening Easy and Enjoyable” will explore clever equipment, modifications to existing gardens, and a few outside-the-box gardens that can help you keep your green thumb. The presentation is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, […]

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