LIBRARY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LIBRARY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Dollars for Obama library roll in from NY, Chicago http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186676-68/obama-library-chicago-foundation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186676-68/obama-library-chicago-foundation.html.csp">Dollars for Obama library roll in from NY, Chicago</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T11:12:01.865-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The first major donations to President Barack Obama’s presidential library are rolling in from New York and Chicago, two cities that are competing vigorously to host the future library. Since launching in February, the Barack Obama Foundation has raised at least $850,000 from four major donors, the group said Tuesday. The foundation is voluntarily disclosing donations of more than $200, but only in broad dollar ranges. The nonprofit declined to say how much it has raised in total. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581866762014-07-15T11:12:01.865-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T11:12:01.865-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186676@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:12:01 MDT Library lifeguards: Volunteers of America buoy downtrodden http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58173979-90/library-team-voa-sellers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58173979-90/library-team-voa-sellers.html.csp">Library lifeguards: Volunteers of America buoy downtrodden</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T13:42:35.353-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 01:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a place to stay cool in the summer and keep warm in the winter. You can find help there if you’re down and out. And everyone is welcome. It’s the Salt Lake City Library. The library staff prides itself on service with books, periodicals, movies and more — including a children’s library. Staffers also team with the Volunteers of America for another kind of service — helping the homeless and those who fear they are about to become homeless. The VOA’s three-member Library Engagement Team serve...</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> 58173979@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:42:35 MDT Teddy Roosevelt library to rely on digital efforts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177158-68/library-roosevelt-presidential-collection.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177158-68/library-roosevelt-presidential-collection.html.csp">Teddy Roosevelt library to rely on digital efforts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEVIN BURBACH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T12:34:05.671-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bismarck, N.D. • Theodore Roosevelt’s love of the country’s untouched, natural beauty spurred him to create and conserve hundreds of national forests, parks and monuments during his presidency. His legacy, though, is being preserved digitally. A devoted group of scholars and Roosevelt admirers has been scanning his papers and artifacts for years and is finalizing a design for a library and museum commemorating the life of the 26th president. Unlike the presidential libraries that came before it,...</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> 58177158@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:34:05 MDT Carlson: Politicians don’t write like Warren Harding anymore http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58165406-82/harding-letters-love-library.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58165406-82/harding-letters-love-library.html.csp">Carlson: Politicians don’t write like Warren Harding anymore</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret Carlson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T10:07:03.193-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Every so often, we get a poignant reminder of what has been lost now that letter writing has been replaced by texting, emoticons or nothing at all, if you’re a politician afraid to commit anything to paper for fear it will show up on page one or be read aloud by a committee chairman on a tear. History is the poorer for it. Nevermore will we have a Winston Churchill or Franklin D. Roosevelt, Teddy or Ike free to memorialize in real time what is going on in their heads and hearts. Thi...</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> 58165406@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:07:03 MDT Utah Arts Festival: More than a bit of rain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58120710-66/utah-festival-arts-library.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58120710-66/utah-festival-arts-library.html.csp">Utah Arts Festival: More than a bit of rain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T19:14:02.806-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 07:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An unusual-for-Utah summer rainstorm hit the Utah Arts Festival just before 6 p.m. Thursday, turning Library Square into a quiet expanse with a few noisy islands. The noise wasn’t coming from amplifiers, as power has been deliberately but briefly shut off at the major stages, lest the electricity attract a lightning strike. People gathered in any shelter available, like the canopy tents at the Park Stage and in the City Library atrium. The atmosphere is jovial, with many just laughing off the pr...</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> 58120710@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:14:02 MDT Preview: Everything — and the kitchen sink — at the Utah Arts Festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58090580-223/festival-arts-utah-iframe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58090580-223/festival-arts-utah-iframe.html.csp">Preview: Everything — and the kitchen sink — at the Utah Arts Festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T14:57:26.535-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 02:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s strange, says Lisa Sewell, executive director of the Utah Arts Festival, what people remember from past years. “Of all the acts we’ve had, people say to me, ‘You guys had those guys on the swinging poles,’ ” Sewell said. &lt;freeform&gt; Those guys are a street theater group from Australia, Strange Fruit, that performed at the arts festival 11 years ago. People still remember them — so they’re back this year. &lt;iframe width=”470” height=”264” src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/747EOF7Va0Q” fra...</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> 58090580@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:57:26 MDT Free summer lunches offered for Utah kids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58050996-78/summer-kids-program-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58050996-78/summer-kids-program-free.html.csp">Free summer lunches offered for Utah kids</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T23:25:15.886-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">McKell Withers hopes kids who come to the Salt Lake City Main Library for a free lunch will also pick up a few books. “Kids in poverty don’t have access to reading materials during the summer,” said Withers, superintendent of the Salt Lake City School District. “Some of them don’t even own books. But how can you connect feeding the mind and feeding the body at the same time? That’s what’s cool about today.” The federally funded Summer Food Service Program began serving free lunches to kids age 1...</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> 58050996@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 23:25:15 MDT Utah Pride Festival expands in its 40th year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58028669-78/utah-pride-parade-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58028669-78/utah-pride-parade-festival.html.csp">Utah Pride Festival expands in its 40th year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T22:27:58.516-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a music festival and a parade, an art show and a political demonstration all wrapped up in one big rainbow flag. The Utah Pride Festival, now in its 40th year, expands into Library Square this year, and its accompanying parade received so many entries that organizers had to turn down two dozen groups. “Salt Lake loves its gay people,” said Matthew Landis, who is in charge of organizing the entertainment for this weekend’s festivities centered around the City and County Building in downtown...</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> 58028669@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:27:58 MDT New library in Marmalade neighborhood finally under way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58004190-90/architects-blalock-branch-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58004190-90/architects-blalock-branch-building.html.csp">New library in Marmalade neighborhood finally under way</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By courtney tanner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T21:58:39.772-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With eight little golden shovels kicked into the dirt, construction finally began Thursday on the newest branch of the Salt Lake City Public Library. The Marmalade Branch, to be located at 500 North and 300 West, will serve as an anchor of redevelopment in the sloping district north of West High, with future commercial and residential expansion. Properties in the development area will have multistory mixed-use buildings, including town homes and condominiums, as well as open space. Anything ...</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> 58004190@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 21:58:39 MDT