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Video Game Review: Assassin’s Creed Origins

Assassin’s Creed is a series of games centered around two ancient fictional organizations, the Templars and Assassins. The games span centuries, with each story coinciding and crossing over with real-world characters and events. Origins takes place in Ancient Egypt and explains how the Creed came into conception. The main character, Bayek, is a Medjay (elite […]

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Video Game Review: Don’t Starve

Don’t Starve is a wilderness survival game. You play as a scientist who gets trapped in a peculiar world where everything is especially deadly. The game is riddled with unique monsters and creatures that you can eat, fight, or flee. There’s also a wide range of farming options you can cultivate to help your survival. […]

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January Staff Picks

Welcome to the new year! Here’s to starting 2020 off right with some various recommendations provided by our lovely staff.  These items will all be available in the Mesa County Libraries catalog. Austin’s Pick: The Library Book by Susan Orlean This is a great book on the history of the Los Angeles Library system and […]

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New Year’s Resolution with Mango

Another year has come and gone, and with it, another semester of High School Spanish Class disappears from my memory. I used to be proficient, and now I sheepishly struggle to pronounce Chilaquiles, a dish from my favorite restaurant. Speaking a second language is such a valuable skill to have, and I’ve long wanted to […]

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Video Game Review: Abzu

Abzu is an underwater exploration adventure. You play as a diver who explores the depths of the ocean. One of your main tasks is to introduce marine animals back into areas that are void of life. This game takes place in an unknown alternate world where some war or conflict has left the waters in […]

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December Staff Picks

It’s the holiday season! With all the stress attached to travel, shopping and logistical planning, it’s easy to get burnt out. Treat yourself to a present – perhaps that of a great book, CD, or DVD from the library. The following are December’s featured staff favorites, all available in our catalog: Trevor’s pick: Doctor Sleep […]

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November Staff Favorites

The books are flying off the shelves as quickly as the leaves are falling off the branches.  Time to cuddle up and find yourself a good read! Here’s what a few Mesa County Library employees have recently enjoyed, all available in our catalog:   Denise’s pick: Lost Connections by Johann Hari (2018)  In Lost Connections, […]

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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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