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April 30, 2012

Wireless Password: konks

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of April 30, 2012 is konks.

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April 27, 2012

Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day

prescription.jpgSaturday, April 28 is Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day, a semi-annual event that gives citizens the opportunity to dispose of unused prescription and over-the-counter medications safely. Last October, over 4,000 pounds of unused medication were disposed by Utah households. The event is held not only in Utah; it is a nationwide initiative sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

You don't have to wait until Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet events to get rid of your old prescriptions and over-the-counter medications. There is a list of permanent disposal locations throughout Utah which you can use at your convenience.

For more information about disposing old prescriptions and medications, see the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's consumer update How to Dispose of Unused Medicines.

April 24, 2012

New Supreme Court Briefs

The library has received 2 Supreme Court briefs. The docket numbers are 20090432 and 20090894.

If you're looking for a specific brief, contact the library by phone (801-238-7990) or email to make sure we have it. If you can't come in to make copies yourself, we offer a document delivery service for 25ยข per page and will scan the briefs and email them to you.

April 23, 2012

Wireless Password: jocko

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of April 23, 2012 is jocko.

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April 20, 2012

New Labor Commission Website

LaborCommission.bmpThe Utah Labor Commission has redesigned its website. Some of the new features on the home page include a Frequently Asked Questions section and I Want To, a section with frequently requested services such as filing a complaint, obtaining workers compensation hearing forms, and reporting a work injury.

There is also a page featuring online services, including a database of recent labor commission decisions (1994-present). The database lets you browse by year and month or search by keyword.

April 19, 2012

Book Drive a Success

IMG_3117.jpgOur National Library Week book drive was a resounding success!

We collected more than 400 books to give to Books Inside, a Utah non-profit organization providing books to Utah prisons and jails.

Thank you to everyone who donated!

April 16, 2012

Wireless Password: ingle

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of April 16, 2012 is ingle.

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April 13, 2012

The Great Utah ShakeOut

Utah will hold its largest statewide earthquake drill on Tuesday, April 17th at 10:15 a.m. At that time, participants will "Drop, Cover and Hold On" as if a real earthquake had struck. Some offices of the Utah State Courts will be participating.

This drill is an opportunity to practice how to protect yourself during earthquakes. The ShakeOut website provides a wealth of resources, including videos, tips on protecting yourself, what you shoudl have in you grab and go kit and drill manuals.

Tens of thousands of Utahns have signed up to participate, including state and local government offices, schools, businesses, medical facilities, non-profits and faith-based organizations. You can register online to add your name to the list of participants.

April 09, 2012

Wireless Password: hawks

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of April 9, 2012 is hawks.

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April 04, 2012

Book Drive during National Library Week

book drive.jpgThis year the Utah State Law Library is celebrating National Library Week (April 8-14, 2012) with a book drive. The books will be donated to Books Inside, a Utah non-profit organization whose mission is "to ensure that quality books are available inside prisons and jails adding to the chance that incarcerated individuals may see other possibilities for the direction of their life experiences."

Visit your local Utah public library to learn what National Library Week activities may be in your area.

Court Seeks Court Visitor Volunteers

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The Utah State Courts are recruiting volunteer court visitors. The volunteer program aims to protect vulnerable adults under guardianships, assist guardians and improve judge's decisions.

The court visitor volunteer program operates in the Third Judicial District (Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties) and the Seventh Judicial District (Carbon, Emery, Grand and San Juan counties).

Volunteers will need to be able to make a one-year commitment and are expected to contribute about 8-10 hours per month.

Visit the Court Visitor Volunteer page for more information about the program and to find the application form.

April 02, 2012

Wireless Password: goose

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of April 2, 2012 is goose.

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