Paleontological illustrator Melody Brooke Safken is 970West Studio Artist in Residence through early December  

  Melody Brooke Safken, an award-winning illustrator and instructor at Colorado Mesa University, is the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio Artist in Residence. Specializing in paleontological illustration, Safken plans to host open studio hours and a variety of workshops during her residency, which lasts through Dec. 4, 2017. Born and raised in Grand Junction, […]

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“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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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