September is "Library Card Sign Up Month"

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and Mesa County Libraries want to make sure your child has smartest card of all.

Mesa County Libraries are kicking off the month with a series of activities:

Colorado Author, Blair Oliver Sept. 2nd @ 6:00pm
Collbran Book Discussion Sept. 4th @ 7:00pm
Clifton Writing Group Sept. 8th @ 1:00pm
Grandparent’s Day celebrations Sept. 9th-11th (times vary)
Tweens: Wacky ‘n’
Wonderful Wednesdays Sept. 10th @ 3:00-4:30pm
Poetry Night Sept. 10th @ 6:00pm
Fly Fishing: Casting Sept. 11th @ 6:00pm
Live music, John Winn Sept. 17th @ 6:00pm
De Beque Book Discussion Sept. 17th @ 6:00pm
Online Sources for History & Genealogy Sept. 23rd @ 3:00pm
Special stories & refreshments for kids Sept. 23rd-25th @ 10:00am
Imagine It: Clifton Book Club Sept. 29th @ 1:00pm

Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school and are more likely to continue to use the library as a source of lifetime learning.

With your library card, in addition to checking out books, movies, music and audio books, you can sign up for free computer classes and use the Internet and informational databases. National Library Card Sign-Up Month began in 1987.

All seven Mesa County Libraries locations recently received Play Station 2s for teen use and many have regularly scheduled times for teen and child activities.

For more information on how you can sign up for your library card, visit any Mesa County Libraries branch, call 243-4442 or see the library’s web site at

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