Information Literacy

Every day we have tons of information thrown at us in a variety of ways and formats, from social media to T.V. to newspapers to books. It is important then, that we understand how to evaluate information and use it effectively in our lives. This process is called information literacy, which the American Library Association […]

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Sing With Me: Early Literacy Tips

Twinkle twinkle little star, we don’t care how good your voices are. What do we care about? Singing and how it helps children learn language, vocabulary, and early literacy skills. So please we implore you, no matter your voice, sing to your children. Phonological awareness, as an early literacy skill, means that children are able […]

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A Child’s First Teacher

Learning and growth in a child’s life is constant. Their first teacher is their parents, guardians, or caregivers. The community and world around them also contribute a great deal to a child’s growth. Learning in early life before school comes in the form of speaking, playing, interacting, and exploring the world. The formal name that […]

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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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Library offers curbside pick-up of holds

Mesa County Libraries are now offering curbside pick-up of holds. Using our curbside service is as easy as 1-2-3 … and 4! Place your items on HOLD in our catalog. You’ll be notified when they are available. After you’re notified, call your library branch to schedule a pick-up time. Pick up your items curbside! (Appointments […]

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