Access Ancestry.com and ABCMouse from Home!

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many library vendors are generously expanding access to their offerings. In addition to the many eResources we offer that can already be accessed with your library card remotely, Ancestry Library Edition and ABC Mouse are now available from home as well (both were previously in-library use only). The award-winning ABCmouse […]

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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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The library had a great 2019, thanks to you!

Mesa County Libraries’ 2019 Annual Report is now available here, and it’s filled with great news about your local library! Among the highlights: The number of library cardholders increased 5% to more than 82,000, which tells us that we are offering materials, services, and programs that Mesa County residents find to be useful and enjoyable. […]

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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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New Year’s Resolution with Mango

Another year has come and gone, and with it, another semester of High School Spanish Class disappears from my memory. I used to be proficient, and now I sheepishly struggle to pronounce Chilaquiles, a dish from my favorite restaurant. Speaking a second language is such a valuable skill to have, and I’ve long wanted to […]

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Lynda service through Mesa County Libraries may end Dec. 31

1/27/2020 UPDATE:  Access to Lynda has been extended. For details, see this post. Lynda, a popular educational eResource, may no longer be available through Mesa County Libraries as soon as Dec. 31, 2019. The library’s decision to potentially end Lynda’s availability is the result of privacy concerns with Lynda’s acquisition by LinkedIn, a professional networking […]

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Auto-renewals begin at Mesa County Libraries

To improve convenience to patrons, Mesa County Libraries are rolling out automatic renewals for most library items beginning today. Items eligible for renewal will automatically renew three days before their due date, extending their loan periods from their original due dates. That means that if you are still reading your book or watching your DVD […]

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