Learn to Play an Instrument with Lynda

Great news!  You can now learn to play an instrument with your library card and Lynda.com.  Lynda is already an industry leader when it comes to software and business training, and now they’ve brought that same excellence to learning music! Lynda now has courses in voice training, songwriting, guitar, drums, piano and bass.  There are […]

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New Wild Colorado mobile app for wildlife identification now available for download

The Wild Colorado (WildCO) mobile app – a valuable new resource for recreationists, tourists, educators, and anyone else who enjoys Colorado’s great outdoors – is now available to the public. Developed by the Mesa County Public Library Foundation and Mesa County Libraries, with support from Alpine Bank and Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the WildCO app […]

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Reading Programs (youth)

A new reading program is here: Fall Reading Challenge! Go to Beanstack get started. August 15 – December 1 Ages 5-11 Try to read a total of 55 hours (30 minutes/day) in the allotted time. Earn up to 5 badges and a certificate of completion   More reading programs coming soon! Stay tuned to your […]

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Author Talk: Nothing Short of Dying

Join us for Erik Storey’s book launch at the Central library on Wednesday, August 17th 6:30 p.m.  Erik will talk about his book, read a short passage, answer questions and be available to sign books as well. Hailed by bestselling writer William Kent Krueger as “the year’s best thriller debut,” this furiously paced ride into harm’s way […]

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Girl Waits with Gun

Inspired by  a true historical episode, Girl Waits with Gun, by Amy Stewart, starts with an automobile crashing into a buggy carrying the Kopp sisters.  It’s 1914 in Paterson, New Jersey, and the villainous Henry Kaufman, drunken and erratic son of a rich factory owner, refuses to pay for the damages.  He and his thugs soon begin […]

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