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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October Scary Staff Picks

It’s the creepy, scary, spooky time of year, so what better way to celebrate than with horror-themed material from Mesa County Libraries (and pounds of candy, let’s not kid ourselves)! A few horror enthusiasts on our staff compiled some picks that will be sure to ramp up your heart rate and make you wonder what’s […]

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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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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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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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