- Deseret Book is sponsoring a children's book contest.

There will be $4,000 in prizes. A prize of $1,000 each will be awarded to the best picture book and chapter book in fiction, and best picture book and chapter book of non-fiction.Deadline is March 15, 1989, for picture books, April 15 for chapter books.

For more information and submission guidelines write to: Deseret Book Children's Book Contest, P.O. Box 30178, Salt Lake City, UT 84130.

- One of the richest collections of Italian Renaissance books in the United States is on display in Brigham Young University's Harold B. Lee Library through December.

Viewing hours are between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays, except for Wednesday, when they are extended to 9 p.m. Saturday hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. An illustrated catalog has been produced to explain the exhibit.