‘The Dog Stars’-One Book, One Mesa County
The Mesa County Library has created an exciting lineup of events for the 9th Annual: One Book, One Mesa County, and you can be part of it all!
If you've never heard of One Book, One Mesa County, let me give you a little background.
The Mesa County Library began this program in 2004 to encourage public participation in reading. Book clubs organized through Mesa County Libraries in Grand Junction, Clifton, and Collbran along with the public read and discuss the same book.
You can find out about the entire schedule of events at the press conference:
January 24th at 10am at the Mesa County Central Library, 655 N. 1st St. in Grand Junction.
The library has a full slate of events, throughout February and early March, built around and inspired by themes in this year’s book, the culmination of these is an appearance by the author on March 9.
According to the Mesa County Library,
One Book, One Mesa County, is one of the most anticipated annual events among readers in the Grand Valley. Since its release in mid-2012, "The Dog Stars" has received critical acclaim; among its honors are Atlantic Monthly Best Book of 2012, iTunes Novel of the Year 2012, Amazon Best Book of 2012, and Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2012. Peter Heller was named by the Denver Post as one of Colorado’s top thinkers of 2012 in the Books category.