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Hoopla to see new limits in 2023

If you use hoopla® through Mesa County Libraries, you’ll experience some service changes beginning this month (January 2023). Starting this month, we are reducing the number of hoopla checkouts you can make each month from eight to five. In addition, we are implementing a budget cap on our hoopla service, which means that once the library […]

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Summer Reading Staff Picks

Summer Reading is finally here! To help you create a personalized reading list, we’ve asked our lovely library staff to share the reads they would most recommend for your summer reading experience.  From nonfiction to fiction, sci-fi to romance, we’ve got you covered with new reads for all ages, interests, and abilities. Summer Reading at […]

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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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New Mirrors and Windows Reading Experience focuses on stories of our diverse world

Mesa County Libraries announce the launch of the Mirrors and Windows Reading Experience, a new, self-paced reading activity that explores stories of our diverse world. Mirrors and Windows is an all-ages celebration of culture focused on diverse books and films offered through the library catalog. It continues through Dec. 31, 2021, and between now and […]

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Libraries to reopen on a limited basis Monday, June 8

Update:  As of 7/13/20, all libraries are back to operating at regular hours.  We are still practicing COVID precautions–see post below for details and information on limited services.  Curbside pickup will continue to be offered indefinitely for those who don’t wish to enter the library. —————————– Mesa County Libraries plan to reopen to public visits […]

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How was your Summer Reading experience? Please take our survey and tell us

Each year, we offer Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries to encourage children, teens, and adults to read for fun and to keep their learning skills sharp. We are asking parents and other participants to help evaluate the effectiveness of Summer Reading by completing this short survey. Your answers are anonymous. Please complete your survey […]

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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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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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