Local Government
4:41 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Salt Lake City Breaks Ground on Marmalade Library Branch

Whittney Evans

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.

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3:49 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Salt Lake County Library Now Offering Digital Movies

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Hoopla Digital

The Salt Lake County Library is now offering free online and mobile access to videos, music and audiobooks.  All you need is a library card to log in.

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4:58 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

SLC Library Selects New Executive Director

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. 

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.

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