- Every Child Ready to Read — National Program endorsed by the American Library Association
- Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy: Story Blocks — Movie clips to inspire reading aloud
- Grand Junction Imagination Library – Any child under 5 in participating zip codes can sign up to receive a free book every month. Sign up at the Central Library!
Healthy and Safe Kids
- Talking to Your Kids About Natural Disasters, War, and Violence
- Mesa County Partnership for Children
- Western Colorado 211 Referrals to health and human services in Western Colorado
- Kids Health Website
- District 51 ParentVUE
- Colorado Department of Education Academic Standards
- Spellbinders Mesa County Spellbinders are volunteers trained in the art of storytelling. They visit various classrooms throughout the school year.
Understanding your Child
- Parenting Books List of parent books available at your library
- Zero to Three Information about infants and toddlers
Things to Do
- Visit Grand Junction Events Calendar
- Grand Junction Newcomers
- Museum of Western Colorado
- Children’s Nature Center
- John McConnell Math & Science Center
- Western Colorado Botanical Gardens
- City of Grand Junction Parks and Recreation Activity Guide
- Hiking in Western Colorado — Book list from our catalog
- Family Fun Magazine This magazine is at the library and we subscribe to it online.