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Fruita-area residents invited to virtual event exploring implicit bias Nov. 14

Fruita-area residents are invited to join an online event exploring the topic of implicit bias as it relates to perceptions about race. “What Is Implicit Bias?” is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, on the online meeting platform Zoom. Those who wish to attend are asked to pre-register via the Event Calendar on the […]

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Library notified of positive COVID-19 case in offsite class

Mesa County Libraries were notified Oct. 28, 2020, about a positive test result for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in an individual who attended a library-affiliated class that took place at a location away from a library building. Mesa County Libraries and Mesa County Public Health performed contact tracing and notified those who attended the class. […]

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Online discussion to focus on “Coming Out of COVID – Better Together” Oct. 21 on Zoom

An online discussion hosted by Mesa County Libraries and the Community Impact Council will focus on how the COVID pandemic has impacted the Mesa County community and how the community can successfully emerge from the pandemic’s chaos. “State of the Community 2020: Coming Out of COVID – Better Together” will take place on Zoom at […]

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Mesa County Libraries to host virtual Culture Fest 2020

Culture Fest, Mesa County Libraries’ annual celebration of cultural diversity on the Western Slope, happens online this year and features a wide-ranging look at the stories of several immigrants to the region. Because of pandemic-related precautions, the library is unable to host the traditional in-person Culture Fest celebration this year. That event typically attracts about […]

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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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