“Elephant and Piggie” puppet show set for July 25-29 at Central Library  

“Adventures with Elephant and Piggie,” a children’s puppet show based on characters created by Mo Willems, is scheduled for performances Tuesday through Saturday, July 25-29, 2017, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. Children and their families will enjoy finding out what happens when a big guy takes […]

Neighbors Read in July features drums, dance, and puppets

The weekly Neighbors Read family story time at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library will feature drums, dance, and puppets in July. Neighbors Read happens at 6:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. Neighbors Read is a family-oriented story time in which members of the community read […]

Bike to Work Day is Wednesday, June 28

You might see more bicyclists on local roads than usual on Wednesday, June 28, as Mesa County celebrates Bike to Work Day. Hundreds of local workers – including many staff of Mesa County Libraries – will be riding bicycles to work and back home tomorrow. Bike to Work Day is part of Bike Month in […]

Drum Safari comes to Mesa County Libraries June 27-29

Get ready for a variety of great summer entertainment through mid-July as we celebrate the halfway point of Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! Beginning Tuesday, June 27, join us for several performances by Drum Safari, a local favorite whose interactive and energetic drum performances attract more fans every year as they perform at library […]

“Dragonkyn” author Nathan Smith Jones to present June 24 reading to teens

Young-adult author Nathan Smith Jones will present a reading from his book “Dragonkyn” to teens at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017, in the Teen Area of the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. The reading is open to interested teens ages 12-18 and their families at no charge. Seating is limited. “Dragonkyn” is […]

Comic Con presenter and exhibitor applications are open now!

Mesa County Libraries Comic Con is seeking applications from people and businesses that have ideas for public workshops or would like to participate in the exhibitor fair at Comic Con. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction. Workshops, presentations, and exhibits should […]

Author Ian Doescher to appear Mesa County Libraries Comic Con Saturday, Oct. 7

Ian Doescher, author of the brilliantly unique “William Shakespeare’s Star Wars” book series, will be a special guest at Mesa County Libraries Comic Con on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction. Doescher will speak and sign his books during the day-long Comic Con, a celebration of comic books, comic […]

Mesa County Libraries to celebrate Grand Valley Bike Month during June

June is Grand Valley Bike Month 2017, a time when people throughout Mesa County and the rest of Colorado experience the fun and fitness of riding a bicycle to work and for fun. As part of the community-wide festivities, Mesa County Libraries plan to host several activities throughout the month, so air up your bike […]

Summer Reading @ Mesa County Libraries starts tomorrow!

Are you wondering where you will get books to feed your brain this summer? We are ready for you at Mesa County Libraries!  You will be greeted with fresh book selections, generous checkout privileges, engaging programs, and a summer reading challenge that will earn you prizes. Magician Ann Lincoln will kick off summer reading starting Thursday, May 25.  See […]

Mesa County Libraries to close for Memorial Day holiday weekend

All Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, 2017, for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. In addition, please note that May 21 is the final Sunday until fall that the Central Library will be open. After May 21, the library shifts to its summer operating schedule, which means […]