Salt Lake City Public Library http://kuer.org en Salt Lake City Breaks Ground on Marmalade Library Branch http://kuer.org/post/salt-lake-city-breaks-ground-marmalade-library-branch <p></p><p>A beloved neighborhood near Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City is making a bold transition from blight and isolation to vibrancy and activity. The evolution moved forward today in a big way after city officials broke ground on the new Marmalade Library Branch.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 22:41:40 +0000 Whittney Evans 47059 at http://kuer.org Salt Lake City Breaks Ground on Marmalade Library Branch SLC Library Selects New Executive Director http://kuer.org/post/slc-library-selects-new-executive-director <p></p><p>The Salt Lake City Public Library named an Illinois native John Spears as its new executive director on Thursday. The selection follows a year-long, nationwide recruitment process that began after the library’s former executive director stepped down.&nbsp;</p><p>Thirty-nine-year-old John Spears comes to Salt Lake City after leading a public library system in the Chicago suburb of Naperville for about two years. Library Board President Kevin Werner says he was looking for an effective collaborator, communicator and manager who can think strategically about the future.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 22:58:39 +0000 Whittney Evans 30191 at http://kuer.org SLC Library Selects New Executive Director