Library officials have a suggestion for anyone in doubt about taxes, consumer law, children's literature, valentines and art, or just literally in the fog: Visit a library.
- Paintings by Salt Lake artist Willamarie Huelskamp will be exhibited at the Avenues Branch from Feb. 3 to March 15, with a reception at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5."My art consistently challenges me to see," Huelskamp said. "I use my response to nature as a catalyst to translate my feelings and emotions into a visual state."
- Beginning in February and continuing through mid-April, free income tax preparation assistance will be available at several locations. Senior citizens will find help at the Main, Rose Park and Sprague branches every Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. The Anderson/Foothill branch offers senior citizens help on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.
Assistance for low income individuals, members of the military, non-English speaking persons and the handicapped will be available at the Main library on Mondays from 5 to 8 p.m.; at Rose Park on Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.; and at Sprague on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
- The Utah State Bar's Young Lawyer Section is sponsoring a "law school for non lawyers" program at the Main library. Consumer law will be discussed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4.
- Reading is Fundamental, or RIF, has presented a $3,250 grant to the Friends of the Salt Lake City Public Library to purchase books. The grant will make RIF books available to Washington Elementary School, the Indian Walk-in Center and West High School at-risk students.