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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2022 Poetry Contest Adult and Teen Winners!

Congratulations to our 2022 poetry contest winners! As usual, we had lots of great submissions this year. If you missed entering this year, keep an eye out for our 2023 contest! Adult Category: 1st Place “The Sun and the Moon” by Melody Jones Daytime glares and bares the gunmetal gray invading thinned hair once luscious […]

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Pandemic-themed local anthology “In This Together” now available

Copies of “In This Together: A Community Anthology,” a collection of pandemic-related creative works by Mesa County residents, are now available for purchase or checkout from Mesa County Libraries. More than 30 local artists, writers, and poets contributed works they created during the pandemic to this collection, which is intended to commemorate this time in […]

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Poet, writer Jill Burkey is new Artist in Residence

Jill Burkey, a poet, writer, and editor, is the new 970West Artist in Residence at Mesa County Libraries. During her residency, which lasts through April 18, Burkey will host weekly Meet and Greets from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the 970West Studio, 502 Ouray Ave. (across from the Central Library). Meet and Greets are open […]

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