Mesa County Libraries Comic Con canceled for 2020

Because of pandemic-related state regulations limiting large gatherings, Mesa County Libraries Comic Con has been canceled for 2020. We at Mesa County Libraries are extremely disappointed that we won’t be able to hold MCL Comic Con this year, but the health and safety of our community is our highest priority. We are committed to creating […]

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Summer Reading registration is in full swing!

Don’t miss the fun! Sign up today for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries, and add the excitement of reading and fun family activities to your season. Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries is an all-online program this year, but we’ve spiced it up with real-world scavenger hunts, take-and-make activity kits, and a simplified way […]

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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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Library offers curbside pick-up of holds

Mesa County Libraries are now offering curbside pick-up of holds. Using our curbside service is as easy as 1-2-3 … and 4! Place your items on HOLD in our catalog. You’ll be notified when they are available. After you’re notified, call your library branch to schedule a pick-up time. Pick up your items curbside! (Appointments […]

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2020 Poetry Contest Adult and Teen Winners!

Congratulations to our 2020 poetry contest winners! As usual, we had lots of great submissions this year. If you missed entering this year, keep an eye out for our 2021 contest.  We had planned on a poetry reading, but with the library closed, that’s a challenge!  Stay tuned for information on a public reading later […]

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Mesa County Libraries to close until at least April 6

After today (Saturday, March 14), all Mesa County Libraries locations will close until at least Monday, April 6, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus in our communities. The announcement Saturday of a presumptive positive case of the illness in Mesa County prompted the library’s decision to close. Libraries are a popular […]

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Good news! Library to continue offering Lynda

Good news for Lynda users! Lynda, a patron-favorite eResource with a wide variety of instructional videos on topics ranging from software to business, will remain available to cardholders through Mesa County Libraries. In late 2019, the library announced that it might soon be ending its contract to offer Lynda because of concerns about patron privacy. […]

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TJ Smith is new 970West Artist in Residence

Multidisciplinary artist TJ Smith is the new Mesa County Libraries 970West Artist in Residence. Smith, a two-year resident of Grand Junction, will host several how-to workshops at various library locations and also will host Meet and Greet times at the 970West Studio, 502 Ouray Ave. across from the Central Library, where the public may stop […]

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Welcome back to the library! No more overdue fines

As of Jan. 1, 2020, Mesa County Libraries no longer charge overdue fines on books and other items, and all accumulated fines for overdue materials have been waived. Today, we wish to welcome back more than 5,800 library patrons who were blocked from further checkouts because of accumulated fines exceeding $10. With overdue fines waived, […]

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