We Are Water Exhibit: July 13th through September

  July 13th through September of 2024, Mesa County Libraries is proud to host the traveling exhibition We are Water: Connecting Communities. This exhibit will be displayed at the Central Library and made available to the public during opening hours.  What is the We are Water project? The We are Water project aims to bring together […]

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Are you overdue for a library card?

Are you or someone you know overdue for a library card? With summer around the corner, now is a great time to head over to your nearest Mesa County Libraries location and get a library card (at no charge!). You also can apply for a library account online to get started. A library card opens […]

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Child reading to a dog at the library

Dog Ears Reading Program

Dog Ears is a wonderful children’s reading program at several Mesa County Libraries locations.  It involves an opportunity for children to read individually to specially trained therapy dogs for 15 minutes.  Kids who are uncomfortable while reading or who tend to get frustrated with it may find that they can relax and enjoy the experience […]

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Laptop, tablet, smartphone, monitor, and keyboard.

Tech Help

A common question we encounter at the library is, “Can you help me with my device?”  It might be an eReader, a smartphone, tablet, or laptop, and the answer is, “We do our best to provide assistance for many types of requests.”  We offer a variety of services to assist people with their devices and […]

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A library employee reads a picture book to a group of children during storytime.

Why Storytime?

The library environment might seem antithetical to a family with young children. Is there any place in the hallowed halls of literacy for the noisy, busy everyday existence of a caregiver with an excited toddler and a vocal baby? As a matter of fact, there is. Library storytimes have been a tradition since time immemorial, […]

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Legal Resource Day, focusing on civil legal issues, set for Oct. 27

Attend presentations and bring your civil legal questions to Legal Resource Day, organized by the Mesa County Combined Court/21st Judicial District and co-hosted by Mesa County Libraries. There is no charge to attend this event, which happens 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in downtown Grand Junction. The event […]

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Publishers Weekly 7/8/23

Here are the most current bestsellers according to Publishers Weekly: Fiction: The Five-Star Weekend by Elin Hilderbrand Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros Happy Place by Emily Henry Palazzo by Danielle Steel Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver Zero Days by Ruth Ware Cross Down: An Alex Cross and John Sampson Thriller by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois The […]

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Students honored for graduating from library high-school education programs

Eleven students graduating from the Career Online High School and GED programs at Mesa County Libraries were honored in a ceremony May 24 at the Central Library in Grand Junction. Graduates who participated in the ceremony are: Lance Barley (GED), Alexander Campbell-Estrada (GED), Michael Cardenas-Albert (GED), Megan Conley (COHS), Kayla Grady (COHS), Taylor Rodriguez (GED), […]

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