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Vote for One Book Colorado!

Every April, One Book Colorado distributes over 75,000 copies of the same book across Colorado, to be given to 4 year olds. The program began as an effort to provide Colorado children with access to books that promote early literacy. Research shows that preschoolers who have access to books at home will perform better in […]

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Kids Read Picks, vol. 14

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews by kids in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or in stores: kids who attend Kids Read Book Club on Tuesdays at 4:00 at the Central Library have access to books before they are officially published.   Rating System: […]

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New Children’s Books about Feelings

Emotions can be hard for everyone, especially when you’re very young. Everything is big, new, and exciting! But new can also be very challenging, especially when they’re big feelings like fear or anger. There are many wonderful children’s books about emotions, including classics like The Feelings Book by Todd Parr and When Sophie Gets Angry […]

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Auto-renewals begin at Mesa County Libraries

To improve convenience to patrons, Mesa County Libraries are rolling out automatic renewals for most library items beginning today. Items eligible for renewal will automatically renew three days before their due date, extending their loan periods from their original due dates. That means that if you are still reading your book or watching your DVD […]

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