Mesa County Libraries seek literacy tutors; training session set for Oct. 28 

Are you interested in positively changing the lives of others? If you are fluent in English and/or mathematics, Mesa County Libraries have the volunteer opportunity for you! The library’s Literacy Center is recruiting volunteer literacy tutors to work with English language learners and with students wishing to improve their skills in subject areas such as […]

Mesa County Libraries win District of the Year Award from state association; Public celebrations planned Sept. 21 at several library locations

The Mesa County Public Library District has been selected as the 2017 District of the Year by the Special District Association of Colorado. This year marks the first time that a library district has won the honor. The Mesa County Public Library District operates eight library locations throughout Mesa County, circulating 1.4 million items and […]

2017 Mesa County Libraries Culture Fest Art Show seeks entries

Art work is being sought for a juried art show that will take place as part of the 2017 Mesa County Libraries Culture Fest, an annual celebration of Mesa County’s cultural diversity. The show will be exhibited Oct. 27, 2017, through Jan. 4, 2018, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. […]

Mesa County Libraries to close for Memorial Day holiday weekend

All Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, 2017, for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. In addition, please note that May 21 is the final Sunday until fall that the Central Library will be open. After May 21, the library shifts to its summer operating schedule, which means […]

Mesa County Libraries offer Career Online High School

Mesa County Libraries are offering qualified Mesa County residents the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School, a program designed for adults who want to advance their education and pursue career training. “Earning a high school diploma is a life-changing achievement,” said James Price, head […]

Guidebook author to be guest at Table of Content library fundraiser March 4

Ed Sealover, author of a new guidebook to Colorado’s history, natural attractions, and unique watering holes, will be the special guest at the second annual Table of Content fundraiser scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in downtown Grand Junction. Proceeds from Table of Content benefit child […]

National Volunteer Week

Mesa County Libraries and the Literacy Center depend on hundreds of volunteers to provide great services to the community. National Volunteer Week (also National Library Week!) from April 10 – April 16 gives us an opportunity to thank our volunteers for being an integral part of our organization. In 2015 alone, library volunteers and Literacy […]

Monthly meetings to provide information to local immigrant community

A series of monthly meetings to provide information to the local immigrant community are scheduled from January through June in the Mesa County Libraries Central Library Community Room, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. Information at the meetings will be presented in both English and Spanish. Topics to be discussed at the meetings […]