Library Lego Club Back

Thousands of colorful building blocks covered the carpet of the conference room in the Uintah County Library on late Thursday afternoon. Along with a slew of school year activities, a new year of the LEGO club is now officially underway and there was plenty of little builders in attendance on day one. According to library club coordinator Melinda Barlow, the LEGO club is a great example of what volunteers do in helping make library clubs a success. “We phased out LEGO mindstorm because we could not involve as many kids and it was hard to find enough volunteers to run it but we have a lot of interest in LEGOS,” says Barlow. “This year’s LEGO club is aimed at ages 5 and up and would not have been possible without Jenny Anderson, our volunteer, coming forward to run it. I don’t think we would have started it up again without her.” Volunteers like Jenny make many of the library clubs possible. To get involved, learn more about clubs and activities at the Uintah County Library atwww.uintahlibrary.org.

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.