LoganLibraryLogo Logan Library
Check It Out! Logan Library News and Announcements
clear
Tax Resources
clear

It's tax season again. You can find most of the information you need to file your taxes online at the following websites:Here at the library, librarians at the Information Desk will print federal forms 1040, 1040A, 1040-EZ, and state form TC-40 at no charge. Instructions and other forms may be printed at the standard rate of $.10/page.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Free tax assistance from IRS-certified volunteers is available to households with a 2014 income of less than $53,000. Dial 211 or go to http://www.utahtaxhelp.org.

clear
clear
Posted by Logan Library on Monday, 30 March 2015 at 8:32 AM in Category:Online Research
clear
clear
clear
clear
Learning @ the Library
clear

Learning @ the Library are classes that offer instruction on computers, email, and internet basics, as well as instruction on how to use your eReader or tablet with the Logan Library's resources. We're even offering an introduction to Facebook class.

You can either bring your own device or use one of the library's. A schedule of classes is available here.

To sign up for any of these classes, use our online sign up page, stop by the Information Desk or call 716-9120.

clear
clear
Posted by Logan Library on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 at 7:38 AM in Category:Library Services
clear
clear
clear
clear
Record Your Family's Voice: Oral History Training
clear

Have you wanted to capture grandpa or grandma's voice? Randy Williams, Fife Folklore Archives Curator at USU, will be presenting a three hour workshop on conducting oral history interviews.

When: Monday, March 23, 2015: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Logan Library Lake Bonneville Room

Here's a great chance for family history enthusiasts to learn some professional tips about gathering oral histories.

This program is sponsored by the Logan Library in conjunction with the Utah Humanities Council.

clear
clear
Posted by Logan Library on Wednesday, 18 March 2015 at 1:04 PM in Category:Events
clear
clear
clear
clear
Save the Date For Our Community Fair
clear

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Community Fair at the Logan Library. This year we will also be holding our Kick Off celebration for the Logan Library's 100th Birthday Celebration from 10:15-10:45 and celebrating Earth Day on the plaza.

When: April 18, 2015, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Logan Library

For more information or if your group would like a table/booth space in the library for this event, please contact Karen Clark.

Join us for a fun day!

clear
clear
Posted by Logan Library on Thursday, 12 March 2015 at 2:25 PM in Category:Events
clear
clear
clear
clear
Spring Reading Program for Adults
clear

Our spring reading program for adults reminds you that the library is filled with Bloomin' Books!

You can pick up everything you need to get started at the Information Desk. The program run through May 30th.

Check out our Bloomin' Books reading suggestions in fiction and nonfiction.

More Information



clear
clear
Posted by Logan Library on Monday, 9 March 2015 at 9:42 AM in Category:Books & Reading
clear
clear
clear
clear
Staff Reading Pick
clear

Book: The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker

Recommended by: Lois

An imaginative story of a woman caught in an alternate world—--where she will need to learn the skills of magic to survive. Clever and intelligent--couldn't put it down! 

Want more reading suggestions? View previous staff picks.
clear
clear
Posted by Logan Library on Friday, 6 March 2015 at 10:51 AM in Category:Staff Picks
clear
clear
clear
clear
March Madness - Book Edition
clear
Its March Madness at the Logan Library. Weve got the regions; weve got the competitors, come experience March Madness: Book Edition!

Weve chosen books from the most popular titles of 2014 to compete for the grand title of champion. Visit the library starting March 2nd to start voting and pick up a bracket.

Completed brackets turned in by March 7th are eligible for the grand prize, a $20 gift card to Jacks Wood Fire Oven. Vote every week for your favorites, and watch as we whittle it down to our own sweet 16, elite 8, final 4 and grand champion!

Call or visit the Check-Out Desk for details.

Download a bracket here.

clear
clear
Posted by Logan Library on Friday, 27 February 2015 at 9:48 AM in Category:Books & Reading
clear
clear
clear
clear
Helicon West to Feature Local Author RaeAnne Thayne
clear


The featured reader at the next meeting of Helicon West will be bestselling romance author and Cache Valley resident RaeAnne Thayne. In addition to her reading, Ms. Thayne will also have books on-hand to sell and a few to give away. Please join us for this special event!

When: Thursday, February 26, 7:00 PM
Where: Jim Bridger Room

Helicon West is an open-mic opportunity combined with featured speakers; a place for writers to share and learn alike. Creative writers are invited to read up to seven minutes of their original work. Arrive early to sign up. Readings are free, open to the public and uncensored.

"RaeAnne Thayne is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of nearly fifty books. Her books have won many honors, including four RITA nominations from Romance Writers of America, the Colorado Romance Writers Award of Excellence and a career achievement award from Romantic Times magazine. Her latest book, Snow Angel Cove, hit the New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists and spent six weeks in the top 15 of Nielson Bookscans bestselling romance titles. It is also a finalist in the Romantic Times reviewers choice award for contemporary love and laughter.

Her stories  described as poignant and sweet, with beautiful, honest storytelling (that) goes straight to the heart  have sold more than four million copies and have been translated into more than two dozen languages. She finds inspiration from the beautiful northern Utah mountains, where she lives with her family."


More Information about Helicon West
More Information about RaeAnne Thayne


clear
clear
Posted by Logan Library on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 at 4:41 PM in Category:Events
clear
clear
clear
clear
2015 Grammy Winners
clear

The 57th Grammy Award winners were announced on Sunday, February 8th.
Logan Library has the following Grammy-winning CD albums:

Album of the Year: Morning Phase by Beck
Best Pop Vocal Album: In The Lonely Hour by Sam Smith
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Cheek To Cheek by Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
Best Rock Album: Morning Phase by Beck
Best Alternative Music Album: St. Vincent by St. Vincent
Best Urban Contemporary Album: G I R L by Pharrell Williams
Best R&B Album: Love, Marriage & Divorce by Toni Braxton & Babyface
Best Rap Album: The Marshall Mathers LP2 by Eminem
Best Country Album: Platinum by Miranda Lambert
Best Dance/Electronic Album: Syro by Aphex Twin
Best New Age Album: Winds Of Samsara by Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman
Best Jazz Vocal Album: Beautiful Life by Dianne Reeves
Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Trilogy by Chick Corea Trio
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Life In The Bubble by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Best Gospel Album: Help by Erica Campbell
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong. by For King & Country
Best Latin Pop Album: Tangos by Rubén Blades
Best Latin Rock, Urban Or Alternative Album: Multiviral by Calle 13
Best Regional Mexican Music Album: Mano A Mano - Tangos A La Manera De Vicente Fernández by Vicente Fernández
Best Americana Album: The River & The Thread by Rosanne Cash
Best Bluegrass Album: The Earls Of Leicester by The Earls Of Leicester
Best Blues Album: Step Back by Johnny Winter
Best Folk Album: Remedy by Old Crow Medicine Show
Best World Music Album: Eve by Angelique Kidjo
Best Spoken Word Album: Diary Of A Mad Diva by Joan Rivers
Best Children's Album: I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World by Malala Yousafzai read by Neela Vaswani
Best Comedy Album: Mandatory Fun by "Weird Al" Yankovic
Best Musical Theater Album: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media: Frozen
Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Best Opera Recording: Charpentier: La Descente D'Orphee Aux Enfers by Boston Early Music Festival Vocal and Chamber Ensembles
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: In 27 Pieces - The Hilary Hahn Encores by Hilary Hahn
Best Choral Performance: The Sacred Spirit Of Russia by Conspirare
Best Classical Compendium: Partch: Plectra & Percussion Dances by Partch

You can find the full list of winners and nominees here.

clear
clear
Posted by Logan Library on Thursday, 19 February 2015 at 10:29 AM in Category:New Titles
clear
clear
clear
clear
2015 ALA Award Winners
clear
The American Library Association Youth Media Awards were announced last week, and the following titles are some of those that received awards:
bookcover: The Crossover
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book:
You Are (Not) Small by Anna Kang

Robert F. Sibert Book Award for most distinguished informational book for children:
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus by Jennifer Bryant

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults:
Ill Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Visit the ALA website for a complete list of award and honor books.



clear
clear
Posted by Logan Library on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 at 11:04 AM in Category:Books & Reading
clear
clear
sun mon tue wed thu fri sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31     

The Latest News!
Search
clear
Categories
clear
Archives
clear