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Updated information specific to Mesa County.
Online library resources
Direct link to Consumer Reports articles in MasterFile database. Full-text 1991 to present.
Lynda is an online educational site that includes thousands of expert-led courses in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business. Experts create and deliver all courses as well as provide supplemental materials like exercise files and relevant work samples. Receive a certificate upon course completion. Cannot access remotely with Digital Access Only card.
Kanopy makes it easy to watch some of the most critically acclaimed films ever made along with Great Courses options. Mesa County Libraries cardholders get 10 Kanopy checkouts per month, in addition to access to Kanopy Kids. Kanopy movies are available for any use, including classroom lessons and public performances. Please note, a checkout registers after 5 seconds of play.
Mesa County librarians create and update guides bringing together many sources of information on a variety of topics, including health and wellness, legal information, and personal finance.
Tech Table Tuesdays - Every Tuesday from 12-2 at the Central library, staff answer technology-related questions dealing with cell phones, laptops and all kinds of tech issues. THESE SERVICES TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19.
Thursday Tech Table- 2nd & 4th Thursdays from 5-6 p.m. THESE SERVICES TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19.
Assistive technology - In the non-fiction area of the Central library we have magnifiers, an electronic magnifier (CCTV) and an adaptive computer with a large-print keyboard, Dragon and Jaws software.
For free computer use and internet access, come to any Mesa County Library location.
Book a Librarian
The library offers one-on-one appointments to help patrons with technology and reference questions.
Words on Wheels
Our Words on Wheels service is for patrons who are no longer able to visit a Mesa County Libraries location. From Palisade to Fruita, we deliver fiction and non-fiction books, large print books, books on CD or cassette, Play-a-ways, magazines, and movies on DVD or VHS. To find out whether you, a friend, or a family member is eligible for this service or if you have any other questions about the program, please call 970-243-4442.
Online state and federal government resources
Online national resources
Information and resources for anybody 50+, whether retired or still working.
Upcoming local events
Senior Social Club
Join us for a bi-monthly Senior Social Club via Zoom! There will be structured and unstructured activities in which participants can chat and socialize to share stories and life experiences. We meet the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 10 a.m.
Books at Mesa County Libraris