My heavens! Learn about prehistoric astronomy in western Colorado

Long before modern humans began studying the night sky, prehistoric societies were monitoring the stars for important events. An upcoming presentation, “Prehistoric Archaeoastronomy in Northwestern Colorado,” will describe scientific findings at the Gunsight Pass Archaeological Site, a prehistoric archaeoastronomy site recorded by Dominguez Archaeological Research Group archaeologists Brian O’Neill, Cheryl Harrison, and H. Sonny Shelton […]

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Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries launches June 3!

Prepare to blast off into a universe of stories with Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, this year’s Summer Reading adventure is space-themed! The fun begins the week of Monday, June 3, at all eight Mesa County Libraries locations. Be sure to visit your […]

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Teen volunteers sought to help with Summer Reading

Teens, are you looking for a great volunteer opportunity this summer? Teen volunteers 14 and older are being sought to help with Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! Teen volunteers gain experience in: customer service, communication, organization, group collaboration, leadership, and many other skills! Among the responsibilities of Summer Reading volunteers are providing excellent customer […]

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Catch the “Super Potato” puppet show May 28-June 1

Kick off Summer Reading with the cosmic puppet show “Super Potato” May 28-June 1 in the Central Library Children’s Area. Super Potato, a superhero turned into a potato, decides not to be a superhero and travels through the universe looking for a replacement. Will he find his replacement in time to defeat the evil villain […]

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Michelle Boisvenue-Fox selected as new director of Mesa County Libraries

Michelle Boisvenue-Fox, a library administrator with a two-decade record of driving innovation and creativity in library settings, has been selected as the new director of Mesa County Libraries. The Mesa County Libraries Board of Trustees made the announcement today. Boisvenue-Fox currently serves as director of programming, outreach, and collection services for the Kent District Library […]

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It’s National Volunteer Week! Thanks, library volunteers!

Mesa County Libraries extend a heartfelt thank-you to all of the library volunteers throughout the county. Library volunteers contribute so much time, energy, and enthusiasm to our eight locations that it is impossible to list everything they do here. A sample of their work would include shelving books; serving as adult literacy tutors; helping with […]

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Summer Reading Winners!

Hi all, Hard to believe that fall is in the air and that school has been in session for a month!!  I just wanted to officially congratulate all the participants of Summer Reading!  There were 4,244 participants of all ages, who collectively read 28, 407 hours! For one person, that’s 3-years-worth of non-stop reading! Way to […]

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Summer Readers! Please take this short survey 

If you’re one of the thousands of Mesa County residents who participated in Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries this year, thank you! We hope that your enjoyed your Summer Reading experience! Now, we have a favor to ask: We would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and complete a survey about this year’s Summer […]

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Reading Rocks! Summer Reading starts May 29 

How much can you read this summer? Find out by signing up for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries! Summer Reading begins Tuesday, May 29. You can sign up online or at any of the library’s eight locations, and it is open to all ages. There’s no charge to participate! Summer Reading participants can read […]

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