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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Mesa County Libraries plan reopening for Jan. 19

Mesa County Libraries plan to reopen library buildings to public visits starting Tuesday, Jan. 19. The reopening is contingent on COVID-19 case numbers in Mesa County remaining stable or in decline. The eight library locations will be open on their regular daily schedules, except that the Central Library will be closed Sundays until fall 2021. […]

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All libraries will close to public access beginning Sunday, Nov. 22; Curbside Pick-Up to continue

Due to the continued high rate of COVID-19 infections in the community, Mesa County Libraries will close all buildings to public access beginning Sunday, Nov. 22.  The closure will last at least through the end of December. Curbside Pick-Up will continue to be available at all library locations except the Gateway Branch, where patrons are […]

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Miss Humblebee’s Academy

Miss Humblebee’s Academy is here to help children learn life skills as well as educational skills. This online learning platform offers children ages 3-6 a fun and interactive kindergarten readiness program. This platform offers downloadable and printable lessons in both English and Spanish. There are fun do-it-yourself activities for children to do at home. In […]

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Four branches to close to public visits after Saturday, Nov. 14, until further notice

Four branches of Mesa County Libraries will close to public visits after Saturday, Nov. 14, due to pandemic-related restrictions. The branches will be closed until further notice, and the library will offer alternatives for delivery of materials to patrons. The Collbran, De Beque, and Orchard Mesa branches will close to public visits after Nov. 14 […]

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Library adjusts operations for ‘Level Orange’ COVID restrictions

In response to Mesa County’s shift to “Level Orange” pandemic restrictions, Mesa County Libraries are making several operational changes effective Saturday, Nov. 7, that library patrons and the public should be aware of. Capacity will be limited at all library locations. Because of those limits, some library visitors may experience a short wait before being […]

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Mesa County Libraries to close Nov. 11 for Veterans Day

Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in observance of Veterans Day. Patrons can visit mesacountylibraries.org anytime to place holds, renew materials, and use eResources such as the OverDrive Digital Library, Mango Languages, and Kanopy streaming movies. Also available for viewing on the library website is Veterans Remember, a collection of […]

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Kids Read Picks, vol. 22

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews by kids using Mesa County Libraries. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or in stores (yet): kids who attend Kids Read Book Club virtually on Tuesdays at 4:00 have access to books before they are officially published. They also write reviews […]

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