July Staff Picks

Keep the good times and great reads rolling this summer with new recommendations from our library staff. Please visit our catalog for even more terrific staff summer reading picks. Ana’s Pick Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women that a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall (This title can be applied towards the Mirrors and Windows Reading […]

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Staff Summer Reading Picks

It’s that time again! Every year, we look forward to the start of Summer Reading.  Summer Reading encourages patrons of all ages to explore the libraries amazing collection, track reading progress, attend special events, and win prizes throughout the entirety of this program, June 1st thru July 17th. If you’re looking to add some variety […]

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Summer Reading starts June 1

Now that summer is here, be sure to include Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries in your plans! Summer Reading 2021 begins Tuesday, June 1, and wraps up Saturday, July 17. Along the way, kids, teens, and adults will have opportunities to pursue their reading goals, win prizes in biweekly drawings, and exercise their creativity […]

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May Staff Picks

Happy May, all! For this month, we’d like to focus our staff recommendations around a special new reading experience here at Mesa County Libraries. The Mirrors and Windows reading experience is a celebration of culture focused on diverse books and films offered throughout our catalog.  This idea stems from a movement called Read Woke started […]

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April Staff Picks

Curious what our staff is reading this month? Stop here for a monthly glimpse into the reading lives of Mesa County Libraries employees. Who knows, you might find your next favorite! Click on any of the below images to be directed to our catalog. John A.’s pick:  Touring Colorado Hot Springs by Carl Wamback, revised […]

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March Staff Picks

Spring is resurfacing, and new book recommendations are sprouting from the minds of our library staff.  To enjoy these reads with us, click on any of the book covers below to be directed to the Mesa County Libraries catalog.  Kelsey’s Pick:  Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite edited by Natalie C. Parker and […]

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February Staff Picks

The highly respected groundhog weatherman known as Punxsutawny Phil saw his shadow this year, meaning all you fans of winter can expect six more weeks of the stuff! This brings extra time to cozy up and enjoy the following reads recommended by our library staff: Rachel H.’s pick: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi In my mind, […]

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January Staff Picks

Happy 2021! With the new year, we here at Mesa County Libraries hope you are feeling rejuvenated, hopeful, and perhaps considering some fulfilling goals.  If reading 20, 50, 100, or any amount of books this year is one of your goals, well, you know who to turn to for recommendations! Our knowledgeable staff have offered […]

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December Staff Picks

Like it or not, winter is on its way.  What better way to dream away the cold than cuddling up with a good read? Although Mesa County Libraries are currently closed to public access, we are happy to be offering Curbside pick-up services to continue replenishing your reading lists and movie-watching needs.  Our staff has […]

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November Staff Picks

The hours of daylight are becoming less and less, but that doesn’t mean your reading list has to dwindle! Check out what books the Mesa County Libraries staff is cozying up with this November: Diana’s Pick: Summer Green to Autumn Gold: Uncovering Leaves’ Hidden Colors by Mia Posada I recommend this nonfiction children’s book to […]

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