Library Friends to host October Book Sale Oct. 21-23

There’s no better place than the Friends of Mesa County Libraries October Book Sale to stock your shelf with reading material for the winter or to shop early for holiday gifts. This blowout sale, complete with bargains galore, happens Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 21-23, at the First Congregational Church, 1425 N. 5th St. (across from […]

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Kids Read Book Club

Do your children love to read? Do they enjoy talking about what they’re reading? If so, Kids Read book club might be the right fit for them! Kids Read: Choose Your Own Book is a weekly book club for children ages 6-11. We meet every Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:00pm in the Monument Community Room […]

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Summer Reading starts June 1

Now that summer is here, be sure to include Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries in your plans! Summer Reading 2021 begins Tuesday, June 1, and wraps up Saturday, July 17. Along the way, kids, teens, and adults will have opportunities to pursue their reading goals, win prizes in biweekly drawings, and exercise their creativity […]

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New Mirrors and Windows Reading Experience focuses on stories of our diverse world

Mesa County Libraries announce the launch of the Mirrors and Windows Reading Experience, a new, self-paced reading activity that explores stories of our diverse world. Mirrors and Windows is an all-ages celebration of culture focused on diverse books and films offered through the library catalog. It continues through Dec. 31, 2021, and between now and […]

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Mesa County Libraries adjust pandemic restrictions

As Mesa County’s Free to Choose resolution takes effect April 16, Mesa County Libraries are adjusting some restrictions that have been in place during the coronavirus pandemic.  Among the changes are the following: Patrons are asked to wear a mask while they visit the library unless they are alone or with members of their household […]

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Library now offers hoopla®, providing more access to movies, ebooks, and more

Mesa County Libraries cardholders now have access to hoopla®, an on-demand streaming service that offers more than 950,000 titles in the form of ebooks, eAudiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, and comics. Content on hoopla can be streamed from any compatible computer, mobile device, or platform by downloading the hoopla app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Fire TV, Chromecast, […]

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Video games for the whole family

Video games have been popular for years among children and teens, and many parents have reasonable concerns about screen time and the issues with it. Yet there is a new study suggesting that video games provide a welcome doorway for reluctant readers, who often read blogs or books related to their favorite video games. The […]

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