Close to 140 angry parents and community members showed up Wednesday morning for a meeting with Ogden School District Superintendent Brad Smith, to urge him and district officials to reconsider the decision that, if approved in June, will cost the district’s 20 certified media specialists their jobs.
Iron County Commissioners voted to continue the Bookmobile for the foreseeable future after six months of uncertainty and public input on the service.
The YouCreate Lab, Park City Library’s newest amenity, opened its doors last week. The collaborative community space – with state-of-the-art software and equipment designed to enable locals to creatively express themselves through digital videos, photography, websites, graphic design, podcast, presentations,
Library director Sheena Parker said “geek” is not just a noun, and also a verb. She and her staff will be using that verb when the Geek the Library Campaign launches April 16 for the American Fork Public Library.
In a meeting Monday afternoon that included city attorneys and mayors from across Iron County, the Iron County Commission decided to continue Bookmobile service for the foreseeable future with funding coming from Enoch and unincorporated areas of the county.
Giles has been the media specialist at Vineyard Elementary School for the past 13 years, and she incorporates a new theme for the library each year. This year’s theme is “The Sweet Reads Book Shop.” Candy and sweets litter the library, and every piece ties to books.
I was intrigued when Liesel Seborg, senior librarian and adult outreach and program specialist for Salt Lake County, responded to a recent column musing. I wondered in print how difficult it might be to download an eBook from a public library.
Fossil Ridge Intermediate School librarian Jeannie Fernandez has won the “Librarian of the Year” title in Utah.
Principal Bob Sonju nominated Fernandez for the recognition through the Utah Educational Library Media Association. Any librarian in the state can be nominated.
County commissioners say they will work toward doubling the size of the local library cooperative.
The idea is to see if south county libraries will join the existing north county co-op. Provo, Orem and perhaps Springville would be left out at their own request. If accomplished, it would the first time the county has had a semblance of a countywide book borrowing system.