Libraries to close for Independence Day holiday

All Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed Monday, July 4, 2022, for the Independence Day holiday. The Collbran, De Beque, Orchard Mesa, and Palisade branches will be closed Saturday, July 2, in observance of the holiday. During the holiday, patrons will be able to visit mesacountylibraries.org to place holds, renew materials, and use eResources […]

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Sixteen students graduate from Career Online High School and GED programs at Mesa County Libraries

Sixteen students participated in a graduation ceremony May 25, 2022, to receive their secondary-school credentials through Mesa County Libraries. A total of 22 students completed their studies and earned diplomas this spring. Sixteen of those students participated in a well-attended graduation ceremony May 25 at the Central Library in downtown Grand Junction. Six of the […]

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Pandemic-themed local anthology “In This Together” now available

Copies of “In This Together: A Community Anthology,” a collection of pandemic-related creative works by Mesa County residents, are now available for purchase or checkout from Mesa County Libraries. More than 30 local artists, writers, and poets contributed works they created during the pandemic to this collection, which is intended to commemorate this time in […]

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Poet, writer Jill Burkey is new Artist in Residence

Jill Burkey, a poet, writer, and editor, is the new 970West Artist in Residence at Mesa County Libraries. During her residency, which lasts through April 18, Burkey will host weekly Meet and Greets from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the 970West Studio, 502 Ouray Ave. (across from the Central Library). Meet and Greets are open […]

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Help the library create its new strategic roadmap

This year, Mesa County Libraries will create a strategic roadmap to guide our operations starting in 2023. We’re asking for your help. A strategic roadmap is a type of ongoing plan that gathers stakeholder input and focuses on activities, services, and real-world things the library will do to achieve its goals and objectives. A strategic […]

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