TJ Smith is new 970West Artist in Residence

Multidisciplinary artist TJ Smith is the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Artist in Residence. Smith, a two-year resident of Grand Junction, will host several how-to workshops at various library locations and also will host Meet and Greet times at the 970West Studio, 502 Ouray Ave. across from the Central Library, where the public may stop […]

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Old West topics to highlight history presentations  

History enthusiasts can get their fill of Old West tales during January and February at Mesa County Libraries. Topics such as bank robberies, train heists, ghost towns, and frontier economics will be the subject of several public presentations at library locations in Grand Junction and Fruita. All presentations are open to the public at no […]

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Lynda service through Mesa County Libraries may end Dec. 31

1/14/2020 UPDATE:  Access to Lynda has been extended through 3/14/20, at which time we will reevaluate our contract. Lynda, a popular educational eResource, may no longer be available through Mesa County Libraries as soon as Dec. 31, 2019. The library’s decision to potentially end Lynda’s availability is the result of privacy concerns with Lynda’s acquisition […]

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“Cowboys and Natives of Grand Mesa” video presentation set for Nov. 21 at Central Library

“Cowboys and Natives of Grand Mesa,” a public showing of two historical interview videos, is set for noon Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. Archaeologist and tribal liaison Sally Crum will present videos of her interview with Plateau Valley cowboy Louis Kitson about riding […]

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Panel to discuss the importance of community connection Oct. 16 at Central Library

A panel of local leaders will discuss the importance of community connections and how such connections among residents can bring about positive change. The panel discussion, titled “State of the Community – Community Connectedness,” is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St., Grand Junction. The discussion […]

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