Kevin J. Anderson, Comic Con

Bestselling sci-fi author Kevin J. Anderson to headline Comic Con

Kevin J. Anderson, a prolific and popular science fiction author with fans worldwide, will headline the 2018 Mesa County Libraries Comic Con set for Saturday, Oct. 6, at Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction. Anderson will speak and answer questions from the audience. He will be available for autographs and book-signings after his presentation. […]

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Who Wants to Go Ice Swimming?

Crank up those swamp coolers and chug frosty pitchers of lemonade: it’s (still) extremely hot outside.  If you’re feeling drained from the summer heat, it may appease you to sprawl out in front of a fan with a mentally cooling read! The following titles are about swimming in abnormally cold waters for competition, thrills, health […]

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Neighbors Read is moving to the Downtown Farmers Market beginning June 21!

The weekly Mesa County Libraries Neighbors Read family story time is moving to the Grand Junction Downtown Farmers Market every Thursday evening beginning June 21, 2018. Neighbors Read will take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Thursday in the 600 block of Main Street. Neighbors Read is a family-oriented story time in which members of the community […]

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Feed Your Creative Soul

You’ve been brainstorming which direction to take next for hours, days, or even months.  You sit down to write the song, but the melody refuses to match the words. The canvas continues to be disparagingly blank. You yearn to create something fulfilling and beautiful – but what? But how? This, folks, sounds like a case of […]

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Art and events focus on compassion, civility, and homelessness

Mesa County Libraries are hosting a unique combination of art and events at the Central Library in downtown Grand Junction through May 10. The Civil Discourse Series consists of workshops and discussions that explore ways of understanding other people, engaging in constructive disagreement, and communicating with compassion. It also features an art exhibition about homelessness […]

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Poetic Celebration of Women's History Month

Poetic Celebration of National Women’s History Month

  “Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” -Mary Oliver   March is National Women’s History Month.  To further celebrate the abundance of fantastic female masterminds who have roamed this earth, I’ve compiled a short list of American lady poets whose words have inspired throughout the years. The following authors […]

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