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Provo Library Director Named as Newbery Judge

The Daily Herald, August 2015: He has been dreaming about it for 36 years.

So when Provo Library Director Gene Nelson got the call that he had been appointed as a member of the 2017 Newbery Award committee he had to pinch himself, and then did a happy dance....Read more

Photo: Spenser Heaps, The Daily Herald

Tom Angleberger

40 years at the Provo City Library: Marlise Brough shares secrets and snippits

The Daily Herald, August 2015: Libraries have been a way of life for Marlise Brough since age 3. She remembers hiking more than a mile with her mother to their “itty bitty” local library in Fairfax, Calif.

Now after working 40 years at the Provo City Library, Brough has retired. At age 63, she decided it was time in July. Plus, she has enjoyed being the longest currently employed city employee for the past year. Is that a hero or what?...Read more

Photo: Sammy Jo Hester, The Daily Herald