All libraries will close to public access beginning Sunday, Nov. 22; Curbside Pick-Up to continue

Due to the continued high rate of COVID-19 infections in the community, Mesa County Libraries will close all buildings to public access beginning Sunday, Nov. 22.  The closure will last at least through the end of December. Curbside Pick-Up will continue to be available at all library locations except the Gateway Branch, where patrons are […]

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Library staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Mesa County Libraries have been notified that a staff member who does not work directly with the public has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The staff member is isolating, and the library has worked with Mesa County Public Health to identify other library staff who may have come in contact with the affected […]

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Four branches to close to public visits after Saturday, Nov. 14, until further notice

Four branches of Mesa County Libraries will close to public visits after Saturday, Nov. 14, due to pandemic-related restrictions. The branches will be closed until further notice, and the library will offer alternatives for delivery of materials to patrons. The Collbran, De Beque, and Orchard Mesa branches will close to public visits after Nov. 14 […]

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Library adjusts operations for ‘Level Orange’ COVID restrictions

In response to Mesa County’s shift to “Level Orange” pandemic restrictions, Mesa County Libraries are making several operational changes effective Saturday, Nov. 7, that library patrons and the public should be aware of. Capacity will be limited at all library locations. Because of those limits, some library visitors may experience a short wait before being […]

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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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Hang on just a while longer for library reopening

The most common question that Mesa County Libraries staff hear these days is: “When is the library reopening?” The short answer is: “As soon as we can!” The good news is that the library is making progress toward reopening our buildings to the public after they closed March 14 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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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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Update on library services

As Colorado and our Mesa County community shift to a “safer-at-home” strategy, we want to update our patrons on the status of library services. This week (the week of April 27), some library staff have returned to our facilities to work on plans for resuming certain library services. Some of the most important new developments […]

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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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