LIBRARY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LIBRARY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Lit for September: ‘The Human Age’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58430170-223/book-lake-salt-ackerman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58430170-223/book-lake-salt-ackerman.html.csp">Utah Lit for September: ‘The Human Age’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T15:35:50.427-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 03:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For September, the Tribune’s Utah Lit online book club will focus on Diane Ackerman’s “The Human Age.” The poet and naturalist focuses on the paradoxical effects of humans on the Earth, and along with the damage, she reports on the reasons for hope. In the book, Ackerman labels humans as “nomads with restless minds” and “powerful agents of planetary change.” Her research-based meditations span the world, from considerations of space to sprawling cities to the hope of climate farming or the buil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430170@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:35:50 MDT Special screenings: ‘ParaNorman,’ Indie-film seminar at the U. and much more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58404032-223/tickets-free-park-film.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58404032-223/tickets-free-park-film.html.csp">Special screenings: ‘ParaNorman,’ Indie-film seminar at the U. and much more</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T14:38:18.13-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indie-film seminar The University of Utah’s department of film and media arts presents a seminar, Producing Independent Films with Sterling Van Wagenen. Van Wagenen, the first executive director of the Sundance Institute and co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, has produced such movies as “The Trip to Bountiful.” When • Friday, Sept. 12, 12:55 p.m. Where •Film and Media Arts Building Auditorium, 370 S. 1530 East, University of Utah, Salt Lake City Tickets • Free ‘ParaNorman’ The a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58404032@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:38:18 MDT Rare Mormon documents go on display for the first time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58368870-78/church-mormon-lds-history.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58368870-78/church-mormon-lds-history.html.csp">Rare Mormon documents go on display for the first time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By peggy fletcher stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T23:06:05.636-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 11:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the first time ever, the LDS Church has assembled some of its most treasured historical documents into a single exhibit and is inviting the public to view them. Starting on Thursday, 26 books, manuscripts and other papers that date from before the faith’s founding in 1830 — including a manuscript page from the original Book of Mormon, a first edition of the Doctrine and Covenants, and the handwritten minutes from the 1842 founding of the women’s Relief Society — will be on display at the LD...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58368870@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 23:06:05 MDT Special screenings: ‘ParaNorman,’ Indie-film seminar at the U. and much more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58402363-223/free-park-tickets-sept.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58402363-223/free-park-tickets-sept.html.csp">Special screenings: ‘ParaNorman,’ Indie-film seminar at the U. and much more</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T01:01:05.28-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indie-film seminar The University of Utah’s department of film and media arts presents a seminar, Producing Independent Films with Sterling Van Wagenen. Van Wagenen, the first executive director of the Sundance Institute and co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, has produced such movies as “The Trip to Bountiful.” When • Friday, Sept. 12, 12:55 p.m. Where • Film and Media Arts Building Auditorium, 370 S. 1530 East, University of Utah, Salt Lake City Tickets • Free ‘ParaNorman’ The a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402363@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:01:05 MDT Japanese American archive unveiled at U. of U. library http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393991-78/japanese-archive-american-kasai.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393991-78/japanese-archive-american-kasai.html.csp">Japanese American archive unveiled at U. of U. library</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T09:16:16.338-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The late Mitsugi Kasai spent years collecting photos documenting the history of Japanese American families who settled in Utah and other parts of the West. His dedication to that task will be honored Wednesday night during a reception at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library, whose special collections department is now home to the Mitsugi M. Kasai Memorial Japanese American Archive. Open to the public, the reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth level of the library. Retir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393991@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:16:16 MDT Keeping the geek events going well after Salt Lake Comic Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58331232-223/library-branch-hosts-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58331232-223/library-branch-hosts-lake.html.csp">Keeping the geek events going well after Salt Lake Comic Con</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T09:24:45.821-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Comic Con is over — at least until spring, when presumably the second annual FanX kicks off. What’s a pop-culture-loving fan to do in the meantime? Lucky for you, your local public libraries have you covered. Be sure to check your library’s website, or call, for more information. Salt Lake City Library Superhero Movies • About once a month, the downtown branch hosts a free screening of a superhero movie, followed by a panel to discuss the movie and the material it draws from, as we...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331232@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:24:45 MDT Tribune to host Town Hall about Swallow, Shurtleff scandal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58369388-78/tribune-swallow-scandal-shurtleff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58369388-78/tribune-swallow-scandal-shurtleff.html.csp">Tribune to host Town Hall about Swallow, Shurtleff scandal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T21:05:56.232-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 09:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">How did a meeting at an Orem doughnut shop balloon into the biggest political scandal in Utah history? How did an attorney general who captured nearly two-thirds of the vote see his administration begin to implode a mere four days after taking office? How did his predecessor, elected three times as the state’s top law-enforcement officer, wind up accused of being a crook? Learn the answers to those questions and more Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m., when The Salt Lake Tribune hosts a free Town Ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369388@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:05:56 MDT Special screenings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58348566-223/belle-festival-park-tickets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58348566-223/belle-festival-park-tickets.html.csp">Special screenings</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T15:37:25.37-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 03:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">‘Charley’s Aunt’ The Organ Loft kicks off its fall season with the 1925 silent comedy “Charley’s Aunt,” starring Syd Chaplin as the hapless college student forced to masquerade as his classmate’s aunt. Also on the bill: “Pay Day,” a short starring brothers Syd and Charlie Chaplin. Blaine Gale accompanies on the mighty Wurlitzer organ. When • Thursday and Friday, Sept. 4-5, 7:30 p.m. Where • The Organ Loft, 3331 S. Edison St., South Salt Lake Tickets • $6; $5 for children; call 801-485-9265...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348566@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:37:25 MDT Residents can weigh in on homelessness Wednesday evening http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58335196-90/library-homelessness-community-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58335196-90/library-homelessness-community-lake.html.csp">Residents can weigh in on homelessness Wednesday evening</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T10:37:44.467-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 10:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Residents who have concerns surrounding homelessness in Salt Lake City are invited to a community discussion Wednesday night at the Salt Lake City Library. The library, in conjunction with The Inclusion Center for Community and Justice, will present “Community Conversations: Homelessness” at the main library, 210 E. 400 South, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. During the discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to share their opinions and experiences, meet with local organizations that work with the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335196@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:37:44 MDT