New Additions to Local Digital Archive

If you haven’t checked out our Local Digital Archive lately, I highly recommend it, cause we’ve added a bunch of cool stuff!  In addition to our many online exhibits including the popular Veterans Remember series, Studio Lounge performances and Mesa County Oral History Project, we have the following new collections: Art on the Corner (AOTC) […]

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Staff Summer Reading Picks

Looking to discover some new variety to spice up your summer reading list? Our dedicated staff here at Mesa County Libraries has compiled a list of over 100 titles they’re excited to read during this upcoming summer season.  These titles cover a wide diversity of genres and include picks for Youth, Teen, and Adult reading […]

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Video Game Review: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Assassin’s Creed is a series of games centered around two ancient fictional organizations, the Templars and Assassins. Odyssey takes place in Ancient Greece circa 431 BC. In the previous game, Assassins Creed Origins, we met Layla Hassan. Layla is a young scientist working with the assassins to overthrow the Templars in modern times. Through her, […]

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Virtual Exploring and Online Book Events

This morning I visited the British Museum and viewed an engraved gloss goblet from the 1500s, watched a sea otter swim in Monterey, California, and hiked the Grand Canyon. All this before 9am!  The boredom busters tab of our  COVID-19 libguide contains a plethora of virtual odysseys you can enjoy from the comfort of your […]

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Video Game Review: Red Dead Redemption 2

“One of the best western games I’ve ever played. If you ever wanted to have a full on western outlaw experience without actually learning how to ride a horse and quick fire a big iron, this is the game for it.” – Jackson Central Library RDR2 takes place in a rugged America circa 1899. The wild […]

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Digital Literacy During COVID-19

During this COVID-19 emergency, we’ve become very dependent on technology (even more than we already were) to help us do our jobs, find reliable information, or just to keep essential connections with family and loved ones. Unfortunately not everyone has the skills or resources needed to navigate this digital landscape. Hopefully some of these tools […]

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April Staff Picks

Now that we’re in the heart of April, here are some new recommended favorites from Mesa County Libraries and its wonderful employees.  Our staff truly misses the library and its patrons, and to get us through these trying times we’re keeping our minds full and flourishing with the following recommended reads: John’s Pick: The Name […]

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Video Game Review: Animal Crossing New Horizons

If Bob Ross had gotten the chance to play modern video games, I am sure he would have enjoyed Animal Crossing New Horizons. This game has it all! Happy little trees, villagers to befriend, and peaceful fishing on your very own island paradise. This game is essentially the Sims with cute animals and, somehow, even […]

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