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Volunteers are crucial to the library – and its patrons

Thank a library volunteer this week! It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week, and it’s time to recognize how crucial volunteers are to the services that Mesa County Libraries provide. How crucial are they? The work that volunteers do helps the library circulate materials efficiently. In other words, when a patron returns a book or DVD to the […]

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Dog Ears reading program expands to Orchard Mesa and Collbran branches

Dog Ears, a children’s reading program at several Mesa County Libraries locations, is expanding to the Orchard Mesa and Collbran branches this year. Dog Ears lets children read individually to specially trained therapy dogs for 15 minutes uninterrupted. Kids who get frustrated or feel uncomfortable while reading often relax and enjoy reading more when they […]

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Culture Fest happens Nov. 3 and 4 at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library

Culture Fest, a celebration of diversity, art, and entertainment, happens Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3 and 4, 2017, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. Culture Fest recognizes and celebrates the diversity of Mesa County residents. The event includes an art reception and a festival that encompasses many […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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