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All About Sleep

In dreams I have achieved everything. ― Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet A necessary function, sleep can be many things to many people: celebrated or avoided, easy or difficult, empty or full of confusing dreams. The health benefits of sleep are endless, and the symptoms of sleep deprivation can set you back mentally and […]

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Book Review: Endure by Cameron Hanes

In 2022, Cameron Hanes released his book, Endure: How to Work Hard, Outlast, and Keep Hammering. Part biography and partly about Hanes’ unique approach to fitness and hunting, the story details the hardships and successes of the author. Raised by his mother and abusive step-father, Hanes is the son of a former Olympian, alcoholic, and […]

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Summer Reading Staff Picks

The official start of Mesa County Libraries Summer Reading is right around the corner! From May 30-July 15th, attend fun events and sign up for Summer Reading to log your reading, enjoy engaging activities, and win prizes. All ages are encouraged to participate! To launch your Summer Reading journey, the staff at Mesa County Libraries […]

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New Year, New Staff Picks

2023 is here! From old classics to current releases, our library staff has an abundance of anticipated reads they’re looking forward to checking out this year. Click on any of the titles or cover images below to be directed to our catalog, or visit any of our eight locations to browse the shelves and pick […]

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December Staff Picks

With the holidays approaching, extensive travel and family time might be in your future.  Whether you feel like breaking away from the excitement or simply want to relax,  now is the time to treat yourself to some free new material from your local library. Mesa County Libraries has a plethora of fantastic books, movies, and […]

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October Scary Staff Picks

If you’re a fan of the spine-chilling and hair-raising genre, you’re in luck; October’s Staff Picks exist to celebrate the creepy and macabre world of horror! If a good scare isn’t your desire, we invite you to check out some previous monthly Staff Picks. Whether you want to explore a uniquely terrifying alien film, a […]

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August Staff Picks

Relax, kick back, and treat yourself to one of August’s recommended reads, reviewed by your friendly library staff! Click on any of the images below to be directed to the Mesa County Libraries catalog. Trevor’s Pick Mary Wears What She Wants by Keith Negley Can you believe that there was once a time when a […]

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July Staff Picks

We’re back with a monthly offering of Staff Picks! Enjoy new music, find a good read, or dive into an unfamiliar movie when you check out what our library staff recommends.  Click any picture below to be directed to the library catalog. Hannah M.’s Pick For the Wolf by Hannah Whitten The first daughter is […]

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