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  Salt Lake Valley Living - Your Online Information Guide to Moving & Living in Salt Lake Valley, Utah
Salt Lake City is the largest city in the state with a population of 181,743.
In the city the population is spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 15.2% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who are 65 years of age or older.
Salt Lake City's downtown core houses an impressive collection of historic and modern structures with several twenty-plus story steel and glass towers adjacent to late nineteeth century brick and mortar.
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  Salt Lake City Public Library - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Salt Lake City public library system began in 1896 when Utah was admitted to the union as a state.
The first government-run free public library was founded in 1898 on the top floor of the Salt Lake City and County Building It consisted of 11,910 books and was run by Annie E. Chapman, for whom the Chapman branch is named.
The library was evacuated and SWAT teams were called in during a six-hour siege, which ended in the death of the gunman and the freeing of the hostages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Salt_Lake_City_Public_Library   (768 words)

 Salt Lake City, Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The population of the city, as of the 2000 Census, was 181,743.
Salt Lake City is among the oldest cities in the region and is the world headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS or Mormon Church).
Salt Lake City also received an Arena Football League team known as the Utah Blaze in 2006, who were popular in their first season in Utah, recording the highest average attendance in the league.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Salt_Lake_City   (7985 words)

 Welcome to the Utah Beckett Festival
Salt Lake City's award-winning Library was designed by Boston Architect Moshe Safdie, but the heart of the project came from the people of Salt Lake City.
Supported with a public bond vote that passed by an overwhelming 68% of the voters, the library has exceeded the wildest dreams of the planners to become the cultural center of the City.
The exhibit is being brought to The Salt Lake City Main Library by the office of The Irish Consul General in San Francisco.
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 Salt Lake City
The Salt Lake Valley was settled in 1847 by Mormon pioneers (members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).
Interstate Highways 15 and 80 intersect in Salt Lake.
Salt Lake International City Airport is closer to the heart of the city it serves (a ten minute drive) than nearly any other U.S. airport.
www.travelwest.net /cities/saltlake/information.html   (716 words)

 ALA | Library Funding
Fourteen school libraries in Salt Lake City will be opened to the public starting this fall, thanks to a nearly $200,000 Improving Literacy Through School Libraries federal grant.
School libraries in Tulsa Public Schools are undergoing a renaissance thanks to a wave of voter-approved bond issues that began a decade ago.
When the new libraries are built, 90 percent of Louisville residents will live within five miles of either the library downtown or one of the three regional facilities.
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 Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City, ranked as one of the best environments for business, has a robust central business district that includes the Salt Palace Convention Center, the Delta Center, Gallivan Plaza, Hansen Planetarium, and the Romanesque-styled Salt Lake City and County Building.
Library Square - In the heart of the city, just a few steps from the Library TRAX station are a truly unique collection of shops and services.
Antelope Island, the largest island in the lake, is accessible by traveling north of Salt Lake City on I-15 to Exit 335 and west on state Route 106/127 over the causeway to Antelope Island State Park.
travel.utah.gov /destinations/saltlakecity.html   (1530 words)

 Salt Lake City, Utah News
SALT LAKE CITY -- As Torino, Italy gears up for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games, Salt Lakers are examining the effects of having three billion viewers focused on the city for two weeks in 2002.
Salt Lake successfully expanded airport facilities and security, rebuilt freeways, built an extensive light-rail system, expanded the city's convention space, and added new hotels, restaurants, and shopping venues.
Today, as Salt Lake's image has roundly improved, skiers and travelers the world over are discovering the state's formerly hidden gems.
www.visitsaltlake.com /media/olympic_impact.htm   (657 words)

 Where Democracy Happens—Library of the Year - 6/15/2006 - Library Journal
Library Square, the ten-acre city block on which the library was built, is also the site of the old library building about to be converted into the Leonardo, a consortium of centers focusing on science, art, and culture.
As the library is in the state capital, SLCPL administration felt an obligation to build leadership and understanding of and for librarians.
Its model for the library of the future includes a magnificent setting in which to hold the community forum and brings the riches of a full array of library materials and services to a public that is clearly hungry for them.
www.libraryjournal.com /article/CA6341871.html   (2200 words)

 Salt Lake City PL Press Release (fwd)
Salt lake City Public Library reports it has been overwhelmed with requests for information and have asked State Library staff to help them deal with the demand for information.
Salt Lake City Public Library Becomes Site of Hostage Siege Shortly before 10 am on Saturday, March 5th Clifford Lynn Draper, who has been quietly watching a Tibetan Sand Painting ceremony, leapt on to the Fiction service desk, pulled out a.45-caliber semi-automatic gun and began ordering hostages into a small, nearby conference room.
The experience at the Salt Lake City Public Library does strongly indicate that a trained committed staff along with effective planning, can and does make a difference." "The Salt Lake City Public Library is in the process of working with the police and staff to review the events of the day for any future lessons.
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 Here's America's unquietest library Salt Lake City leads the way in a new vision - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
SALT LAKE CITY -- Mike Magnum is sprawled across a comfy green beanbag chair, reading a Superman graphic novel and listening to music by The Cure that's pumping through nearby speakers.
The $65 million Salt Lake City library, open since February, was designed not only to be an architecturally striking landmark but also to be the new information center and gathering spot for the 21st century.
The library, which broke ground in early 2000, was funded by a public bond issue, which continues to provide dollars.
www.usatoday.com /educate/college/education/articles/20031019.htm   (1274 words)

 deseretnews.com | Salt Lake City system is named Library of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Salt Lake City Public Library System was recently named Library of the Year for its commitment to being a center for community members to come together.
The City Library was chosen to receive the top award out of numerous libraries from around the nation who submitted a nomination.
Roger Sandack, a member of the Library Board of Trustees and former chairman of the board, said the award is a reflection of the library staff's hard work.
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 deseretnews.com | Salt Lake City library honored as tops in nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The city's library was named 2006 Library of the Year by a national library journal and a research firm.
McLaughlin said she emphasized the library's programs in her nomination, including the Dewey Lecture Series and the "thinking ahead" program that encouraged librarians, teachers and community leaders to consider the future of library use.
The library will use part of the $10,000 prize to send board and staff members to the library association's conference in late June.
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 Salt Lake City Real Estate Agents, Salt Lake City Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City is the capital and most populous city in Utah.
Salt Lake City is one of the regions oldest cities and is the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The city is divided into eleven informal neighborhoods, ranging from affluent residential communities to the downtown city center and financial district.
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 Salt Lake City Public Library Zine Collection in trouble | Radical Reference
Julie Bartel, founder of the Salt Lake City Public Library Zine Collection and author of the first and only book on zines in libraries (From A to Zine: Building a Winning Zine Collection in Your Library) is to have nothing more to do with the collection.
SLCPL is not dedicating librarian time to this high profile and much beloved project that serves a diverse constituency ranging from homeless teens to international scholars.
I hope you will join me in writing to SLCPL director Nancy Tessman, to let her know that the zine collection is a valuable resource and that it deserves and requires the passionate stewardship of its founding librarian to continue to be so.
radicalreference.info /jenna/slcpl-julie   (511 words)

 Salt Lake City Weekly - Library Speak
The library would certainly have you believe that about its need for a collection agency that will soon be recovering overdue materials and balances, collection surcharges and borrowing limits for itinerant patrons.
As to why the library decided to toughen up its borrowing policies, Ward framed the library as wanting to be effective and responsible “stewards” of the public’s tax dollars.
Incidentally, the library’s proposed 2006-2007 budget includes a $63,000 reduction in funding for materials, at the same time the library’s patronage is skyrocketing.
www.slweekly.com /editorial/2006/cityweek_1_2006-08-24.cfm   (927 words)

 Salt Lake City School District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Salt Lake City School District in the news …
Salt Lake City students excel at the State Chess Tournament.
"Vouchers Are Not the Solution" – an article from the Salt Lake City School District Board of Education, written by board member Heather Bennett.
www.slc.k12.ut.us   (428 words)

 Gale - Press Room - Salt Lake City Public Library Named 2006 Library of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Salt Lake City Public Library serves as the center of the Salt Lake City community.
According to library staffers, Salt Lake City Public Library is where “citizens practice democracy,” and serves as a reminder to fellow citizens and the world that the Salt Lake City community is more culturally and ethnically diverse than ever.
Considered to be the “bible” of the library world, LJ is read by over 100,000 library directors, administrators, and staff in public, academic, and special libraries.
www.gale.com /press_room/2006_06_22_LibraryYear.htm   (930 words)

 Salt Lake Tribune - Salt Lake Tribune Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Though he has recovered from the horrors of his uprooted past, Agim claims the nightmares that plague him now are the result of an assault by an off-duty Salt Lake City police officer.
The Salt Lake Tribune is sponsoring a scrapbooking contest.
The American Institute of Architects and The Salt Lake Tribune invite readers to vote on their favorite designs from Utah architects.
www.sltrib.com /NIP/library/index.asp   (794 words)

 Salt Lake City, Utah UT, city profile (Salt Lake County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Salt Lake City is a city in Salt Lake County.
The homesickness was not merely for Salt Lake, a city in a valley under the lee of mountains, with the glint of the lake off westward, but for a whole region, a whole lifetime of acclimatization and expectation.
“ The homesickness was not merely for Salt Lake, a city in a valley under the lee of mountains, with the glint of the lake off westward, but for a whole region, a whole lifetime of acclimatization and expectation.
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 Salt Lake City opens new main library
A crescent-shaped, inclining wall encompasses the library buildings and supports an outdoor walkway to the library's rooftop garden.
It is one of three geometric elements that comprise the 240,000-sq.-ft. Salt Lake City Main Public Library, which also includes a triangular main library (whose windows form the base of the triangle) and an adjacent, rectangular office building.
The design and construction team turned to Mexico City's Prectecsa S.A. de C.V. for the extensive precast elements that unite the library's Bar, Triangle and Crescent structures.
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 lake city public
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The Salt Lake City public library system began in 1896 when Utah was admitted to...
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 Library Projects
So when the City decided to build a new facility, their goal was to build a library with the flexibility that would stand the test of time, provide a comfortable atmosphere......Tate Access Floors’ underfloor service distribution fit the bill.
The East Atlanta library, built in 1949, was a small building which served the needs of the community for many years.
When the library outgrew its old home, a site at the north end of the park was selected for a new building.
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 Salt Lake City Public Library - Salt Lake City, UT - Insider Pages: Libraries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The gardens on top of the library are such a peaceful place during the summer when its open.
If you are in another city I feel that the cost of a membership is far too high.
One of the greatest things I have enjoyed about the library, has been the lecture series, the independent films and commentary, and the other programs that have been set up to teach the general public, and open our lives to things we might never have the chance to explore.
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 DESIGN AWARENESS : 2005 Awards : Theresa Bradley Professional Award
It was designed as a landmark in the city's Civic Core, creating lively interactive public spaces currently missing in the downtown area.
The Public Piazza is an extension of the Urban Room to the exterior.
This piazza is the heart of the 10 acre block that is a central city park.
www.designawareness.org /awards/TBPA/2005/SLCPublicLibrary.jsp   (322 words)

 About Salt Lake City
Visitors to the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City will enjoy the amazing beauty of the 25-mile long valley, which is surrounded by the Wasatch Mountains to the east and the Oquirrh Mountains to the west.
Settled by a group of 147 adventurous pioneers led by Brigham Young, the Salt Lake Valley held rich mineral and agricultural resources, which prompted fast population growth of the area.
Today, Salt Lake City, the largest city between Denver and the Pacific Coast, is a favorite recreation spot and boasts 7 million visitors a year.
www.edgate.com /wintergames/design/about_salt_lake/index.html   (567 words)

 Salt Lake City, Utah (UT) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news, ...
The ratio of number of residents in Salt Lake City to the number of sex offenders is 499 to 1.
Nearest cities: South Salt Lake, UT (3.2 miles
SALT LAKE CITY (320 S. Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
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 Salt Lake City Library | Americas | Arup
Salt Lake City Public Library complex is central to a new mixed use development in the city's downtown area.
Flexibility of building use, energy efficiency and consideration of seismic activity were all important to the final design.
Salt Lake City Library's main building has a distinctively curved reading gallery, and connects to the remaining two structures via bridges through atria spaces that are enclosed by glass skylights and end walls.
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