Residents in Taylorsville and Bennion may soon have a library in Valley Regional Park, 2700 W. 50th South.
The Salt Lake County Recreation Board agreed Wednesday to sell 2.5 acres of the park to the county's library system at a low price. Details of the agreement have not been decided, but officials said the land would be sold for about $30,000. Both entities are part of the county's Human Services Department.County officials want to build a 12,000-square-foot library on the site. Construction will cost about $1 million, said Eileen Longsworth, library director.