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Central Library elevator to close Sept. 17 for replacement; patron accommodation plans being developed

The aging elevator at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library in downtown Grand Junction will close Sept. 17 for replacement. The replacement project is expected to last approximately eight weeks. When it’s over, the 46-year-old elevator will be replaced by a new elevator that will more comfortably accommodate patrons who use wheelchairs and other mobility […]

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Comic Con Art Show Winners

Although Mesa County Libraries are planning virtual Comic Con-related events this fall, we are happy to have the opportunity to display the Comic Con Art Show at the Central Library (Aug 28 – Oct 28 ) in addition to the virtual show (see below for slideshow). Stop by anytime the library is open to view […]

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Stop-motion filmmaker to serve as 970West Artist in Residence Aug. 24-Nov. 30

Evan Curtis, an award-winning independent stop-motion animator and filmmaker, will be the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Artist in Residence beginning Aug. 24, 2020. Curtis will offer weekly Meet and Greets from 4-6 p.m. Thursdays beginning Aug. 27 at the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio, 502 Ouray Ave. across from the Central Library. The public […]

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New sign marks Discovery Garden

The Mesa County Libraries Discovery Garden has a new sign! The sign, which faces Fifth Street near Chipeta Avenue, is built of steel and wood in a rustic design that evokes the feel of a country garden in a city setting. Library staff designed the sign, which was then built and generously donated by All […]

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Patrons required to wear masks beginning Friday, July 17

Because of a new statewide order requiring individuals to wear masks while in indoor public spaces, patrons entering any Mesa County Libraries location will be required to wear a mask beginning Friday, July 17, 2020. Children 10 and younger are exempt from the state order, as are individuals who cannot medically tolerate a face covering. […]

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Mesa County Libraries Comic Con canceled for 2020

Because of pandemic-related state regulations limiting large gatherings, Mesa County Libraries Comic Con has been canceled for 2020. We at Mesa County Libraries are extremely disappointed that we won’t be able to hold MCL Comic Con this year, but the health and safety of our community is our highest priority. We are committed to creating […]

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Summer Reading registration is in full swing!

Don’t miss the fun! Sign up today for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries, and add the excitement of reading and fun family activities to your season. Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries is an all-online program this year, but we’ve spiced it up with real-world scavenger hunts, take-and-make activity kits, and a simplified way […]

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Libraries to reopen on a limited basis Monday, June 8

Update:  As of 7/13/20, all libraries are back to operating at regular hours.  We are still practicing COVID precautions–see post below for details and information on limited services.  Curbside pickup will continue to be offered indefinitely for those who don’t wish to enter the library. —————————– Mesa County Libraries plan to reopen to public visits […]

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Hang on just a while longer for library reopening

The most common question that Mesa County Libraries staff hear these days is: “When is the library reopening?” The short answer is: “As soon as we can!” The good news is that the library is making progress toward reopening our buildings to the public after they closed March 14 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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