September Staff Picks

With the heat and smoke that recently overtook Mesa County, it seemed almost difficult to focus at times.  Hopefully cooler weather and clear air will bring crispness of mind, and new inspiration to pick up a read you’ve never before encountered! Our staff has eclectic, varying tastes they’re excited to share with you.  Here are […]

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Video Game Review: Injustice 2

“While local multiplayers are a bit of a rarity these days, this game allows you to play with the person sitting right next to you. An easy game for non-gamers, button mashing is a legitimate strategy in Injustice 2.” – Sean Central Branch Injustice 2 is a fighting game set in the DC universe. This […]

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Video Game Review: Moving Out

Moving out is a co-operative puzzle game where the objective is to clear out a building of all its furniture in the shortest possible time. This game features different buildings that get bigger (and weirder) as you progress through the levels. Creativity and outside-the-box thinking are essential if you want to get a gold ranking. […]

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August Staff Picks

Welcome back to our monthly Staff Picks! There’s never any shortage of variety around the library, and our staff is happy to share some of their current favorites in hopes you find an enjoyable title you never knew existed. Amberlee’s Pick: Run Fast, Cook Fast, Eat Slow by Shalane Flanagan I love cookbooks, but this […]

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Must-Read Black Poets

Some have been around for decades while others are fresh on the scene.  Here’s a list of  works by incredible black poets whose prose, truth, and beauty deserve our attention:   Terrance Hayes – American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin (2018) Terrance Hayes is from South Carolina and went to college to study painting […]

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Video Game Review: Cars 3 Driven to Win

Driven to Win is an interactive racing game centered around the Disney Cars franchise. In the game, you start as Lightning McQueen and race against Mater, Sally, Ramone, Guido, Mack, Chick Hicks, Cruz Ramirez, Jackson Storm, Smokey, and others. As you progress, you unlock characters and stunt moves to help push your performance to the […]

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July Staff Picks

The summer heat is in full effect, and a worthy goal for the moment might be to sit still, stay cool, and pass the time with a terrific new read! Here are some recommendations from your local library staff that are helping get us through the hottest, longest days of the season:         […]

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June Staff Picks

Time to find a shady spot outside, pull out a lawn chair, and settle into a new Summer read! The recommendations below are a small sampling of the plethora of recommended Summer reads our library staff has compiled, available in Mesa County Libraries catalog.  Now that we can happily have our patrons back in the […]

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Picture of a town from Octopath Traveler Video Game

Video Game Review: Octopath Traveler

“The game has eight unique and wonderful stories to be explored in a beautiful environment. The unique combat system differentiates it from the other JRPG’s out there, and the art style is stunning to look at. Definitely give it a try to see whose story you like most! 9/10 can’t wait for my seventh playthrough.” […]

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