Sixteen students graduate from Career Online High School and GED programs at Mesa County Libraries

Sixteen students participated in a graduation ceremony May 25, 2022, to receive their secondary-school credentials through Mesa County Libraries. A total of 22 students completed their studies and earned diplomas this spring. Sixteen of those students participated in a well-attended graduation ceremony May 25 at the Central Library in downtown Grand Junction. Six of the […]

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Students complete high-school programs at Mesa County Libraries

This summer, Mesa County Libraries celebrated 24 students who completed studies in two high-school education programs offered through Mesa County Libraries. The students completed their studies in 2020 and 2021 and graduated from the Career Online High School (COHS) and GED preparation programs offered through the library. COHS is a program designed for adults who […]

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Miss Humblebee’s Academy

Miss Humblebee’s Academy is here to help children learn life skills as well as educational skills. This online learning platform offers children ages 3-6 a fun and interactive kindergarten readiness program. This platform offers downloadable and printable lessons in both English and Spanish. There are fun do-it-yourself activities for children to do at home. In […]

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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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Mother singing to hairbrush with daughter.

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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