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Please take the library survey!

You can help Mesa County Libraries chart the course ahead. Your community libraries are looking toward the future, and we invite you to point the way by taking our 2019 survey. Results of this survey will help us draft a new strategic plan and improve the services we offer. The survey takes about 10 minutes […]

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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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AARP awards grant to Mesa County Libraries for Discovery Garden project

Mesa County Libraries have been awarded a $15,000 AARP Community Challenge Grant to assist in the development of the library’s Discovery Garden, an interactive demonstration garden under development at Fifth Street and Chipeta Avenue in Grand Junction. According to AARP, the AARP Community Challenge Grant program is part of the nationwide AARP Livable Communities initiative […]

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CANCELED – “The Path to a Patent” webinar series begins July 19 at Central Library

  EVENT CANCELLATION The remaining sessions of “The Path to a Patent” webinar series (covering the topics of Patent Searching and Electronic Filing) scheduled for Friday, Aug. 2, and Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library have been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. -Mesa County Libraries —– If you’re an […]

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My heavens! Learn about prehistoric astronomy in western Colorado

Long before modern humans began studying the night sky, prehistoric societies were monitoring the stars for important events. An upcoming presentation, “Prehistoric Archaeoastronomy in Northwestern Colorado,” will describe scientific findings at the Gunsight Pass Archaeological Site, a prehistoric archaeoastronomy site recorded by Dominguez Archaeological Research Group archaeologists Brian O’Neill, Cheryl Harrison, and H. Sonny Shelton […]

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Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries launches June 3!

Prepare to blast off into a universe of stories with Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, this year’s Summer Reading adventure is space-themed! The fun begins the week of Monday, June 3, at all eight Mesa County Libraries locations. Be sure to visit your […]

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Catch the “Super Potato” puppet show May 28-June 1

Kick off Summer Reading with the cosmic puppet show “Super Potato” May 28-June 1 in the Central Library Children’s Area. Super Potato, a superhero turned into a potato, decides not to be a superhero and travels through the universe looking for a replacement. Will he find his replacement in time to defeat the evil villain […]

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Teens can learn job-hunting skills in Camp Get-A-Job

Get hired! Teens who want to land a summer job can learn some handy tips at Camp Get-A-Job, a three-hour workshop aimed at improving teens’ job-hunting skills. It is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 2019, in the Central Library Community Room and Computer Lab. This event is open to teens at no charge, […]

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