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Artist in Residence applications available for 2020

Mesa County Libraries are accepting applications now through Oct. 14, 2019, for openings in the 970West Artist in Residence program for 2020. The 970West Artist in Residence program is open to artists 18 and older who reside in Mesa County and have a valid library card. Artists in a variety of mediums are considered. The […]

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Auto-renewals begin at Mesa County Libraries

To improve convenience to patrons, Mesa County Libraries are rolling out automatic renewals for most library items beginning today. Items eligible for renewal will automatically renew three days before their due date, extending their loan periods from their original due dates. That means that if you are still reading your book or watching your DVD […]

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Meet the new library director at upcoming meet-and-greets!

Michelle Boisvenue-Fox, the new director of Mesa County Libraries, invites Mesa County residents to a series of informal meet-and-greet events where they can learn more about her and share any thoughts or ideas they have about their local libraries. Meet-and-greets are scheduled at all eight Mesa County Libraries locations. Here is the schedule: Central Library, […]

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Library to cover cost of GED exam for successful students; Preparatory classes begin Aug. 12

GED students who are enrolled in preparatory classes through Mesa County Libraries can have the cost of their GED exam covered if they successfully complete the classes and meet certain conditions. The library announced the new program as enrollments open for fall GED prep classes, which begin Aug. 12. Mesa County Libraries offer GED prep […]

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Michelle Boisvenue-Fox selected as new director of Mesa County Libraries

Michelle Boisvenue-Fox, a library administrator with a two-decade record of driving innovation and creativity in library settings, has been selected as the new director of Mesa County Libraries. The Mesa County Libraries Board of Trustees made the announcement today. Boisvenue-Fox currently serves as director of programming, outreach, and collection services for the Kent District Library […]

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It’s National Volunteer Week! Thanks, library volunteers!

Mesa County Libraries extend a heartfelt thank-you to all of the library volunteers throughout the county. Library volunteers contribute so much time, energy, and enthusiasm to our eight locations that it is impossible to list everything they do here. A sample of their work would include shelving books; serving as adult literacy tutors; helping with […]

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Palisade Branch joins Dog Ears lineup in 2019

Dog Ears, the popular children’s reading therapy program offered through Mesa County Libraries, is coming to the Palisade Branch in 2019. Registered therapy dogs will visit the Palisade Branch, 119 W. Third St., at 4 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, beginning Jan. 4. Kids can sign up in advance for a 15-minute […]

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