October 2019 Spooky Staff Favorites

The pumpkins are poppin’ off the vines and the candy sales are skyrocketing.  October is a time of change, both in weather and mood.  Those who are so inclined begin to seek entertainment focused on a blend of spooky, scary, creepy, gory, gruesome, hair-raising, and supernatural. The staff here at Mesa County Libraries who enjoy […]

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September Staff Favorites

Summer’s coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean you should cease your inspiration for new and exciting library materials! Our staff here at Mesa County Libraries expresses great interest in books and movies scanning a wide spectrum of genres.  The following are staff favorites that stood out this September, all available in our catalog: […]

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Lovely War by Julie Berry

I shelved this as young adult but I think anyone over the age of 15 or 16 would like this novel. This is probably the best story I’ve read this year, certainly this summer. Julie Berry tells a great story of four young people and their families and friends during the Great War (WWI). It […]

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Kids Read Picks, vol. 13

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews and recommendations from kids in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or in stores: kids who attend Kids Read Book Club on Tuesdays at 4:00 at the Central Library have access to books before they are officially published. Rating […]

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Teen Reviews: Eclipse

Teen Reviews presents book reviews and recommendations from teens in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of the books mentioned in these posts at the library or in stores: teens who attend Teen Book Club on Wednesdays at 4:00 at the Central Library have access to books before they are officially […]

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Kids Read Picks, vol. 12

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews and recommendations from kids in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or in stores: kids who attend Kids Read Book Club on Tuesdays at 4:00 at the Central Library have access to books before they are officially published. Rating […]

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Staff Reading Recommendations

If you’re looking for something new to read but don’t know where to start, a great place to look is the Reader’s Café: Reviews guide on our website. To navigate to this guide, click on Book Reviews and Recommendations under the Books + More tab on the Mesa County Libraries home page. After that, click on […]

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Game of Thrones Read-Alikes

In case you haven’t heard, Game of Thrones season 8, the final season, came to a close this past Sunday. But fear not, for we have some Game of Thrones read-alikes to tide you over! To find more read-alikes for this series, or other series, check out Novelist (library card required to access).

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