Video producer Nicholas Moore is new 970West Studio Artist in Residence

Nicholas Moore, a producer, filmmaker, and digital marketing consultant, is the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio Artist in Residence for the first four months of 2018. Moore, who holds an English degree from Colorado Mesa University, is a collaboration artist and digital videographer. For years after graduating from CMU, Moore traveled to multiple countries […]

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 […]

SAT practice tests set for Feb. 10 and 17 at Central Library

Students who want to warm up for the SAT exam are invited to take a practice test at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library on Feb. 10 or 17, 2018. Timed SAT prep tests are offered at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, and 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th […]

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Mesa County Libraries Tech Expo to showcase digital media, photography, and other technology Jan. 23

Technology novices and seasoned pros alike will find something to their liking at the 2nd Annual Mesa County Libraries Tech Expo from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction.  Tech Expo will highlight demonstrations of technology such as the library’s new digital conversion station, digital […]

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New crochet group to meet monthly at Clifton Branch

Whether you’re new to crocheting or an experienced crochet enthusiast looking for like-minded neighbors, plan to join a new crochet group that will meet monthly at the Mesa County Libraries Clifton Branch, 590 32 Road. The Crochet Club plans to meet from 3-4 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month, beginning Jan. 16 at […]

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Bon voyage! Armchair Travelers visits France Jan. 8 at Central Library  

  Join Janice Shepherd for the next Armchair Travelers presentation, “France,” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. Shepherd, who has visited France at least five times, says she finds something new to enjoy about the country every time she visits: […]

ROC Day at the Central Library to highlight fiber arts Jan. 6

If you’re a fan of yarn, cloth, and fiber arts, don’t miss ROC Day from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. Historically, ROC Day is a centuries-old celebration by European weavers and spinners who returned to work after the 12 days of Christmas […]

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Universal Class Spreads Holiday Cheer

The holiday season is upon us.  It’s the time for random relatives to come out of the woodworks, sugar intake to go up, belt notches to be loosened, and shiny, bright decor to radiate light from all angles.  Are you feeling slightly lackluster or in need of some new ideas to spice up your season? […]

CyberStrong: A series of family wellbeing programs at the library

Hurry—the first program is set for 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6! Please register at mesacountylibraries.org or by calling 970-243-4442. Studies and articles have been popping up about the impact of various online activities particularly aimed at children. We continue to chart the territory as digital dependencies develop and permeate our lives. The cyber world is […]