Valentine’s Sale: Used Books & Handmade Gifts


The Friends of the NLL Library and the 25th Street Market are sponsoring a Valentine’s Day Sale with used books and handmade gift items on Friday and Saturday, February 10 and 11, from 10am to 8pm at 2100 North Main. Most books will be 50 cents or $1.

Proceeds from our Books Sale are used to fund Friends-sponsored activities and programs and to support the mission of the North Logan Library.

NOTE: This sale is NOT at the North Logan Library. Please find us at 2100 N Main, 2 buildings south of Lewiston State Bank, on the east side of Main Street.

Special Invitation for Friends Members:

Members of the Friends of the North Logan Library are invited to a pre-sale on Thursday, February 9, from 6 to 6pm. Bring your Friends membership card or purchase a 2017 membership ($5) at the door.



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Election of New Officers Upcoming

We Need You!  The Friends of the North Logan Library will be electing new 2017 board members on February 13th – 6 pm at the Library.

Due to unanticipated events, we have openings for the offices of President Elect and Treasurer, and we encourage you to submit your notice of interest today (click here for job descriptions).   The present election ballot is as follows:

President – Winona Perry

President Elect – open

Secretary – Barbara Middleton

Treasurer – open

Officers will be elected by individuals who are current (2017) Friends of the North Logan Library. Nominations can be made from the floor on the night of the vote, but all nominees must be present and agree to accept the nomination.


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Volunteers Sought

We are looking for volunteers who would like to help with book sorting and with book sales.

To start with, we are urgently looking for volunteers who are willing to rescue books from being shredded.

Once that’s done, we need hands to help sort the rescued books into categories for sales.

Then we will need folks who can help with the sales themselves. We are planning several for the coming year, the first one as soon as right around Valentine’s Day. So those books need to be rescued and sorted NOW!

If you are interested in any of these activities, which will be ongoing for the year, please sign up at Put in our zip code (84341) and look for the Friends of the NLL logo. You will be able to choose from the various tasks and within those tasks various dates and time slots are available. Sign up for the time that’s convenient for you. Then we get notified that you have signed up.  The site keeps track of volunteers for each project and we can send relevant group or individual emails from there.

If you have any questions about this project, please get in touch with our President, Winona Perry.




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Donations Welcome

Have you enjoyed this year’s 25th Street Market and the various entertainments we offered outdoors at the library, such as BIKES AND BOARDS, UP IN THE AIR, GET MOVIN’, and CULTUREFEST? Maybe you’ve attended one of our AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR evenings and you are hoping that we will continue these and other interesting programs at no cost to the community.

The Friends of the North Logan Library are a non-profit organization, and as such, we need your help!

We fund our activities with money from book and flower sales, membership fees, and donations. As we are coming up on Thanksgiving and the Christmas season, we ask that you consider making a year-end donation to the FRIENDS OF THE NORTH LOGAN LIBRARY.

Your donation is tax-deductible.

Please send checks to “Friends of the NL Library, 475 E 2500 N, North Logan UT 84341.”

Or use the DONATE button to make a contribution right now:

Please also continue donating your books and DVDs. And if you’d like to get involved as a volunteer, contact our President, Winona Perry, at

We’d love to hear from you. If you’d like to leave a comment, please do so.



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CultureFest—August 19, 2016

North Logan CultureFest Features Mariachi Zavala


When it comes to a fun and festive time, it may be hard to beat an authentic Mariachi celebration. Join us Friday, August 19th, 6:30 p.m. in front of the North Logan Library, 475 E 2500 N.

Date night. Family night. Dinner and snacks available for purchase. Come and listen, dance, eat, drink!

This year’s event is focused on our Latin American community and features Mariachi Zavala, an Ogden-based group with a solid reputation for authentic Mariachi performances.

Emcee DJ Frank will be on hand to guide those who seek to heighten authenticity levels through audience participation.

The evening will also include Ballet Folklórico Newára and

balletFolkloricoand Deo Zumba Fitness.

Food vendors and Duffy the Balloon Man will be starting by 6:30 p.m. Latin American cuisine will be highlighted, but other options are also available:

Samba International (churros)
Baja Street Tacos
Andinas Specialties Drinks (fresh Food Smoothies)
Martha Aguilar (El Salvadorean food—pupusas etc.)
The Snack Shack (hot dog / hamburger etc.)
Rancherita Market (fruta fresca & chanoyadas)
Rose’s Brazilian Kitchen (Brazilian finger food)
Cotton Candy

This is an outdoor concert on the lawn. Attendees should bring blankets or low-rise concert chairs for up-close seating opportunities. Higher chairs must be placed in the back. The event is FREE and anticipated to end around 10 pm.

CultureFest, the final event in the Super Summer Event series sponsored by the Friends of the North Logan Library, is the first annual celebration of the various cultures of Cache Valley.

Get a taste of the music here!


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Get Movin’ — Family Fun at the Library during Market Hours



Join us at the North Logan Library for a half day of Family Fun & Giveaways.

All events are free. Lace up your favorite sneakers and GET MOVIN’ ! Join us at 475 E 2500 N!

9:30 am – Chantel Gerfen, Transcend Yoga Studio, will start us off with an energizing morning flow class for all abilities.

10:30 am – Watch the “Just Jumping TEAM” perform. Afterward, they will teach you and your family some of their favorite moves.

ALL DAY – Playgrounz. Play to fit so you are fit to play.

International fitness educator Jeremy Strom and his amazing team from Playgrounz will be teaching fun fitness activities on the hour. Different and fun activities are perfect for everyone in your family!

ALL DAY – Air-Bound Parkour will demonstrate and teach parkour moves for the whole family! They will teach parkour basics, one of the fastest growing disciplines, on the half hour.

ALL DAY – Cool off in the free, fun water balloon obstacle course — sponsored by Complete Nutrition!


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Meet Judy Young, Children’s Book Author, August 5

“Authors & Illustrators,” sponsored by the Friends of the North Logan Library, is back! On Friday, August 5, at 7 p.m., we present to you: Judy Young!


You’ve probably been asking yourself, “What’s it like to be a children’s author?”

You’ll find out as Judy reads from her books and shares the publication process of her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books, starting with where ideas come from to rough drafts, final manuscripts and publication as well as some “behind the scenes” aspects of the working life of an author.

You will also get a sneak peek at Judy’s newest book, The Wild World of Buck Bray: The Missing Grizzly Cubs—Book One, due to be released in September.

Some of her books are available to preview at the library.

Autographed books will be available for purchase. All ages welcome. Refreshments and raffle.

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TREAT #1: LeVar Burton reads A Pet for Miss Wright.

TREAT #2: The author introduces Basil B. Barnswhitten to us.

For more information, see Judy Young’s website.


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July 30 — Best of Cache Valley Festival

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Cache Valley Family Magazine will host a FREE family fun day at the first-ever Best of Cache Valley Festival! This event will be held in conjunction with the 2016 Best of Cache Valley Awards to give the community a chance to interact with last year’s award-winning businesses and to vote for your 2016 local favorites.

This event will take place in front of the North Logan Library during market hours from 9 to 1 on Saturday, July 30.

Enjoy bounce houses, live music, games, prizes and many other family fun activities! 

Plus, get “wet and wild” at the Splash Dash Family Fun Run. $15 a person or $50 for a family or team of five. 5K and 1 mile route options. Strollers welcome. Registration includes t-shirts, treats, prizes and more!

More information to be found here:


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July 9 — Up in the Air

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Another fun event on Saturday during market hours will be presented on July 9: UP IN THE AIR!

The schedule for Saturday is shaping up:

9-11: Drones (Chris Thomas, BATC)
9-1: Paper Rocket Launching (USU Extension)
9-1: Remote-Controlled Airplanes (Bridgerland RC Club)
9-1: Satellites (Space Dynamics Lab)
9-1: Measuring Wind & CO2 (Campbell Scientific)
10-11: Hawk in Flight (with Adam Kidman)
10 or 11: Whip Demonstration

Come and join us during Market hours (9-1) on Saturday @the Library.

Follow us on Facebook for events scheduled throughout the summer!

Up in the Air Event Reminder:


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June 4—Bikes ‘n’ Boards

Bikes 'n' Boards

This will be the first of several exciting summer events going on at the Market in front of the Library.

FREE Bike Registration for North Logan, Hyde Park, Smithfield, and Logan.

GAMES, CHALLENGES, ACTIVITIES for bikes and boards:

9:45—Parade on Wheels (bikes, boards, blades) from Elk Ridge Park to the Library.

10:00—Bike Rodeo: skills, safety check, repair

11:00—Skate Boarding Demos and more!!!


  • Maker Activities and Projects (by the Library Staff)
  • Fun with Food & Family! (by USU Dietetics & USU Extension)

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