Picture book author will sign his work

A dancing moose that wears red socks is the main character for a children’s book written by a local man.

Oak Mackey, author of “The Moose in The Bright Red Socks,” will be meeting readers and signing books from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road.

This is Mackey’s first children’s picture book.

Imagination Library thanks sponsor

Grand Junction Imagination Library thanks its February book sponsor, United Way of Mesa County, for its support in delivering 2,474 books to children in the Grand Junction area.

Total books delivered to date: 201,130.

To register or sponsor a child, go to gjimaginationlibrary.org.