Library collecting gifts for holiday effort

Mesa County Libraries has once again joined with Grand Valley Catholic Outreach to help needy families during the holidays.

Through Dec. 9, “giving trees” decorated with gift requests from underprivileged Mesa County residents of all ages will be set up at the central library in Grand Junction and branch libraries in Clifton, Collbran, DeBeque, Fruita, Orchard Mesa and Palisade.

Participants select a tag describing a gift to purchase, about $25 or less. Participants provide library staff with their contact information, purchase the gifts and bring them back to the library with the tag attached before Dec. 9.

For additional information, call 243-4442 or visit the Web site at www.mesacountylibraries.org.