A gem of a library in Collbran

If you plan a trip up to the Grand Mesa to view the changing seasons in the coming weeks, we urge you to visit the Collbran Branch Library, located at 111 Main St. in Collbran.  We can’t promise you’ll see riders on horseback from the windows of the library, but we are confident you’ll enjoy seeing how Mesa […]

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Construction continues on 970West Studio

  The Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio building is taking shape at Fifth Street and Ouray Avenue, across from the Central Library in Grand Junction. Inside, framing reveals the layout of various features, such as the recording studio, the control room, and the artist-in-residence work space. The building will have a main hallway “spine,” similar […]

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While you’re in Palisade

If you’re going to the Palisade Peach Fest on August 14th or 15th, swing by the Palisade branch library (119 W 3rd St) and check out the Palisade Auxiliary Group used book sale.  Proceeds from the sale support the Palisade branch library.  Hours for the sale are 9-1 and 2-6 on Friday; 9-4 on Saturday. […]

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100 Years Ago: August 11, 1915

On Wednesday, August 11, 1915 Grand Junction was busily preparing for what would become an incredible display of Old West traditions. The event was called Frontier Days and it was billed as the biggest attraction ever in the short history of the city. Frontier Days would run from August 12-14 and would showcase the town […]

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Teen Creative Writing Club

Our Teen Creative Writing Club called Wordsmiths is back to its regular fall hours after a couple of awesome extended summer sessions. All teen writers are welcome to drop in to the community rooms on Monday August 10th from 3:30-5pm to meet fellow writers and get writing advice and tips from local YA authors Renee […]

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New Videos Added to Veterans Remember Project

As part of our 970West Digital Collection, the Veterans Remember Project seeks to collect and document the memories, thoughts, and experiences of U.S. military veterans who live in Mesa County.  New accounts of WWII experiences by local residents Guido Bagett and Elbert Floyd have been added to our collection.  View all videos on our Veterans […]

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Palisade Branch landscaping brings touch of green to library

  A newly completed landscaping project at the Mesa County Libraries Palisade Branch, 119 W. Third St., has created a lush, patron-friendly space adjacent to the covered patio. A new lawn, along with some shrubs, young trees, and a fence, give the library’s patio a down-home, backyard feel. Many Palisade Branch patrons enjoy reading outside […]

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