We now have available reading history and you can opt in or out.
Patrons will need to opt in to the service by clicking on Contact Information and Preferences. Go to the bottom of the page and click on Maintain reading history. Previously checked out items will not appear but anything checked out in the future will.
The checkout interval for books is three weeks. You can also renew the book up to three times.
DVD movies can be checked out for 7 days maximum unlike CD's and books which have a 21 day loan period.
CD's can be checked out for three weeks, just like books and can be renewed up to three times.
Are you wondering why the library doesn't own the eBook title you want to read? Some of the major publishers and their subsidiaries will not sell eBooks to libraries. The library community is working to remedy this situation, but until it is resolved with the publishers simply ask a librarian to recommend a similar title in digital format.
Check which publisher produces the eBook you are looking for. If the book is published by Simon & Schuster or Brilliance Audio it is currently unavailable for the library to purchase.
eBooks can be checked out for 21 days maximum just like regular books.
eAudioBooks are spoken by narrators and eBooks are a medium that you read.
The Community Exploration Card is a program of Salt Lake County Library Services and Salt Lake City Public Library. Salt Lake County Library cardholders may visit a number of Salt Lake County’s cultural centers – free of charge – by checking out a Community Exploration Card from one of these four Salt Lake County Libraries:
Please Note: The Community Exploration Card is valid for general admission only. The Card cannot be used for admission to special events or exhibits. A limited number of cards are available for check out at the beginning of each month and must be used during that respective month.
To provide equitable access for everyone, cards are limited to one per household in a 12-month period.
WEeLearn tablets are pre-loaded with games and apps designed to help children learn numbers, improve concentration and motor skills, think creatively, and develop early literacy and language skills. There are four different pre-loaded tablets available: Animal Talk!, Go Bananas!, Letters, Letters, Everywhere!, and Sí, Yes! Sí!
WEeLearn Checkout Basics:
- 7-day checkout
- Hold requests and pick-ups available at participating libraries only
- Tablet must be returned to the library where it was checked out
- Only adults may checkout
- Only one tablet may be checked out at a time
Remember, we learn better when WEeLearn together!
Have you ever wanted to checkout a bestseller only to discover everyone else had the same idea? Well, your luck is about to change!
Our Lucky Day collection – which features the most popular, best-selling books – increases your chance of checking out bestsellers without having to wait.
Lucky Day collections are labeled with a Lucky Day sticker and are typically on display near the front of the Library. Here are the basics:
- First come, first served basis
- 7-day checkout
- 2-book maximum
- No holds or renewals Standard late fees/fines apply
Stop by your local library* and let us help make your day lucky!
*Note: At this time, Millcreek and Smith libraries are NOT participating in Lucky Day.
PDF stands for Portable Document Format. You can use a free program like Adobe Reader to read our PDF files.
Got a flourescent light? Dispose of it right. Several Salt Lake County Libraries provide safe disposal of fluorescent lightbulbs:
The fluorescent lightbulb disposal program is for individuals/residences ONLY – we do not accept commercial disposal. For commerical disposal, please call 801-541-4078.
Additional information about proper disposal of various household hazardous wastes can be found on the Salt Lake County Health Department website.
The library offers 20+ meeting rooms throughout our system to library card holders to host meetings that are open to the public and not for commercial purposes. (meeting room reservation details and policy) The Viridian is a full-service event center open to all types of groups, functions, events, private and public, commercial or not. We provide a space with resources to make planning and hosting an event a snap, from top of the line audio/visual equipment to an experienced event staff to help with the details. The rental rates are competitive and support the library in providing a valuable resource to the community. Visit the Viridian Event Center site to learn: www.viridiancenter.org.