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On a recent warm day, Phillip Lee opened the door of the bookmobile to enjoy the fresh air. As he checked out books for patrons, the mooing of cows could be heard.
Driving a bookmobile for Box Elder County is Lee’s dream job.
Every other Monday, bookmobile driver Brad Rhodes makes the long trip from the home office in Willard to Grouse Creek. It’s 187 miles, one way, and the last 24 miles are over gravel roads — which are sometimes fine and sometimes muddy.
Dear loyal blog readers: We are retiring the Utah State Law Library blog after more than four years and 800+ posts. The blog has been a great way for library staff to share library news, new forms, court resources and... Joanne Vandestreek
The Salt Lake City's website provides a wealth of resources for SLC residents, including information about the city justice court, city services like garbage pickup or snow removal, and city council news. If you're interested in some historic SLC... Joanne Vandestreek
The public library at Eagle Mountain City is now a full member of the North County Library Cooperative.
In order to have full inclusion, the 13-year-old library had to have at least 50,000 items. To date the library has 50,994 items.
Mt. Pleasant Public Library recently received special recognition by being selected by the Library Journal magazine as an “All Star Library” in the $100-$200K category of libraries.
The library was recognized from 7,570 public libraries nationwide for this accomplishment. Only 111 other libraries of all sizes have reached the distinction of winning the award for five years.
The dream of a countywide library, long fought for but never on the horizon, may have a new breath of life — without Provo and Orem.
March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The NCPW website features a variety... Joanne Vandestreek
The Utah State Courts' YouTube Channel has a new video posted: Why Judges Can't Speak Out. In this short video, Third District Court Judge Robin Reese discusses the Code of Judicial Conduct and explains why judges can't comment on a... Joanne Vandestreek
Last month we blogged about the free film screening of Last Will and Embezzlement at the Salt Lake City Public Library. If you missed the screening, you can still see the panel discussion that followed the film, which is available... Joanne Vandestreek
The Utah Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman helps resolve property rights disputes and helps citizens understand land use and property rights laws. Their website has recently been redesigned. From the new home page you can find quick links... Joanne Vandestreek
If you are involved in a Utah divorce case and you need to take your divorce education classes, be aware that there may be companies that advertise online divorce education classes. They may also promise to print a certificate... Joanne Vandestreek
A new free app has been developed to help you track the Utah State Legislature's bills and resolutions that are proposed and passed during legislative sessions. It's called Watch Utah Legislature Bills, and it's compatible with both Apple and Android... Joanne Vandestreek
The law library, and all Utah State Courts offices, will be closed on President's Day, Monday, February 18. Regular library hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) resume on February 19. Utah city and county government offices are also closed on... Joanne Vandestreek
The Helper City Library is in line to more than double the number of books on its shelves. So now the search is on for more shelves, shelf space and parking for the Utah Bookmobile that will make the expansion possible.
One of the most popular gifts to buy for Valentine's Day is jewelry. If you do plan to purchase jewelry for that special someone, check out the jewelry buying tips from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). This page includes important... Joanne Vandestreek
The University of Utah's S.J. Quinney School of Law has a new publication: Utah OnLaw, a online supplement to the Utah Law Review. You can access each article's abstract and full text for free. If you are interested in submitting... Joanne Vandestreek
The Utah State Courts' 2013 Annual Report to the Community is now available on the Courts' website. The report notes several court achievements, including: Positive results from the 2012 Public Trust and Confidence Survey of Utah residents.Successful public programs such... Joanne Vandestreek
The building helps define Utah’s capital city and, some say, it started a new architectural era in Salt Lake City.
“Don’t steal” is one message of “This is Not My Hat,” named Jan. 28 as winner of the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children. “Don’t get caught” is another. The humorous story of a tiny fish who steals a hat from a big fish lets its visual images provide hints that keep readers following the fish and imagining the dangerous consequences.