Library Foundation sets stage to create unique new Wild Colorado mobile app

The Mesa County Public Library Foundation is setting the stage to develop a wildlife-identification and outdoor-recreation mobile app that will bring the research power of the library to users’ smartphones. The Wild Colorado app will contain a searchable database of Colorado mammals, birds, fish, and reptiles that lets users identify wildlife they see while enjoying […]

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Construction continues on 970West Studio

  The Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio building is taking shape at Fifth Street and Ouray Avenue, across from the Central Library in Grand Junction. Inside, framing reveals the layout of various features, such as the recording studio, the control room, and the artist-in-residence work space. The building will have a main hallway “spine,” similar […]

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Palisade Branch landscaping brings touch of green to library

  A newly completed landscaping project at the Mesa County Libraries Palisade Branch, 119 W. Third St., has created a lush, patron-friendly space adjacent to the covered patio. A new lawn, along with some shrubs, young trees, and a fence, give the library’s patio a down-home, backyard feel. Many Palisade Branch patrons enjoy reading outside […]

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Site work begins on 970West Studio building

Site preparation is underway at the future site of the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio building. Crews installed a perimeter fence on Friday, then today (Monday, June 29) began removing old sidewalks and otherwise getting the site ready for construction to begin. The 3,000-square foot digital recording and production studio will be built on library-owned […]

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Mesa County Libraries to begin construction of 970West production studio

Mesa County Libraries plan to break ground in early July on a digital recording and production studio that will offer opportunities for the public to learn and perform professional-level audio and video recording. The studio also will enhance Mesa County Libraries’ ability to document and preserve Mesa County’s unique and vanishing cultural assets. Approximately 3,000 […]

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Mesa County Libraries and Museum of Western Colorado present new exhibit at Central Library

Mesa County Libraries and the Museum of Western Colorado have teamed up to provide Central Library patrons with a glimpse of the museum’s unique collections.   A newly installed display case in the Central Library’s checkout area will host a rotating exhibit provided by the museum. The displays will give library patrons an interesting glimpse […]

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Karen Kllanxhja named Development Director for Mesa County Libraries

Karen Kllanxhja, a seven-year staff member of Mesa County Libraries, has been named Development Director for the library district.   As Development Director, Kllanxhja will lead grant-writing and fundraising activities for the Mesa County Public Library District and will serve as the library’s liaison to the Mesa County Public Library Foundation and the Friends of […]

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Overdue for a Library Card?

  Are you or someone you know Overdue for a Library Card? If so, now is the time for you to head over to your nearest Mesa County Libraries location and get a library card (at no charge!). You also can apply online, so it’s easy to do from the computer or other device you’re […]

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