Selected Community Events


Colorado's Biggest Bucks and Bulls Helps Colorado Wildlife

Hastings on North Avenue, Grand Junction, CO
Author Susan Campbell Reneau will autograph copies of her book and give a portion of sales to Colorado wildlife programs as a life member of Mule Deer Foundation and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
Susan Campbell Reneau, 719-661-4037

Seusstacular Celebration

Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, CO
Denise Gard and her Border Collie, Sienna will act out some of your favorite Dr. Seuss tales. It’s FUN, It’s WACKY, it’s full of laughter, feathers, tricks, and audience participation! Make a craft to take home with you. Celebrate the creativity of Dr. Seuss with Denise and Sienna at the DRC.
Deb Robi, 719-686-1820

OFF THE SHELF Local author presentation

CRYSTAL - Books and Gifts, 439 Main St, G J, CO
CRYSTAL Books and Gifts, will be hosting their “Off The Shelf” Author Series of the Summer on Thursday evenings during the Downtown Farmer’s Market. It is free to the public and is a great opportunity to meet numerous local authors while enjoying fun and entertaining workshops, readings, talks and presentations by them.

On Thursday, September 4th starting at 6:15, Jeff Dershem, author of Planets to Pulsars, will be presenting ""A Brief History of The Telescope and How to Buy One”. At 7 pm, Jeannette Gerry, author of The Dragon, The Butterfly and the Magical Moon, a children’s book, will discuss, “Why the Dragon Roars”.
Join us at CRYSTAL Books and Gifts at 439 Main Street in Downtown Grand Junction on September 4th between 6:00 and 8:00pm. Seating is limited. You are encouraged to visit CRYSTAL Books and Gifts' website at and sign up for the email newsletter to be notified of upcoming “Off The Shelf” events. You may also call the store at 970-242-5181.

50,000 Book Celebration

Mesa County Library, Downtown Branch
Come celebrate the 50,000 book from Grand Junction Imagination Library with a Llama Llama Red Pajama party! We will have story time, treats, and activities. Stop by anytime between 12:30pm and 2pm. See you there!

This event is free and open to the public.
Candice Walton

NaNoWriMo Write-Ins

Nov 2, 2011 - Nov 30, 2011 6:30 pm

Barnes and Noble, 2451 Patterson Road, Grand Junction, Colorado
November is National Novel Writing Month
NaNoWriMo Regional Write-Ins are FREE
All writers welcome. Participants can sign up at