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Summit County Library board of directors meeting

The Library board of directors of Summit County Library will meet in a regular session on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Kimball Junction Branch Library at 7 p.m. New business to be discussed includes: the approval of a bookmobile schedule, policy revisions and committee assignments. For more information, contact the library director, Diana Skousen, at (435) 615-3900.

Park City Education Foundation teacher grants

Calling all teachers! The Park City Education Foundation is now accepting applications for its Teacher Grants, a way for Park City School District teachers to give their classrooms an extra boost in learning. Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. To apply, go to the school district’s Web site, .

November is Runaway and Homeless Youth Awareness Month

Between 1.6 and 2.6 million runaway and homeless youth nationwide are living on the streets. They often turn to shoplifting, robbery, prostitution and drug pushing to survive. Last year alone, 737 youth from Utah called the National Runaway Hotline, and in Salt Lake County it is estimated that 500 homeless and runaway youth are living on the streets. To find out how you can help, contact Tammy Champo from Salt Lake County Youth Services at (801) 269-7506.

Park City student in Dartmouth class of 2011

Rose Wiggin Brennan, from Park City, was accepted as a member of the class of 2011 at Dartmouth College, the ninth oldest college in the nation. Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is recognized as a highly competitive college with a total enrollment of 4,200 undergraduates and more than 1,000 graduate students in engineering, business and medicine.

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