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Every Vote Counts at the County Library
Mascot Election Campaign

The polls are open at the County Library where anyone and everyone is invited to vote for a new Library mascot.

Vote early and vote often at your neighborhood branch, on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and

Polls are open through November 8 at midnight.

Share your vote using the hashtag #VoteCountyLibrary. And…make a video endorsing your candidate and share it on social media. Don’t forget the hashtag.

The winning candidate will be announced mid-November and the inauguration will be held in January 2017.

Alzheimer's Education Series
Alzheimer's Association

The County Library is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association, Utah Chapter to provide a series of six free workshops specific to Alzheimer’s Disease (September 2016-January 2017). The workshops are open to everyone and recommended for loved ones and caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Topics include:

- Know the 10 Signs – Early Detection Matters
- The Basics – Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s
- Dementia Conversations – Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal and Financial Planning
- Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
- Effective Communication Strategies
- Healthy Habits for a Healthier You – Tips from the Latest Research

For locations, dates and times please check our online calendar (search for “Alzheimer’s”): or call Customer Service, 801.943.4636.

NOTE: Registration is preferred. Please register by calling 1.800.272.3900.

Caregiver Skills Workshops
Caregiver Skills Workshops

The Caregiver Skills Workshops consist of six 1.5 hour classes taught by Salt Lake County Aging & Adult Services to assist caregivers in learning the skills to manage their care environment and care planning efforts.

DATE: Tuesday Mornings
TIME: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
PLACE: Ruth Vine Tyler Library
8041 S Wood Street (55 W), Midvale, UT 84047

October 18: Compassion Fatigue and Building Resilience
October 25: Family Dynamics: Involving the Family
November 1: Setting Good Care Boundaries
November 8: Coping with Difficult Behaviors
November 15: In-Home and Facility Based Care Choices

Call 385.468.3280 for more information or to sign up for a series of classes near you.


Check out and be a part of Salt Lake County's largest pumpkin carving contest, pumpkin alley, pumpkin pie eating contest, pumpkin arts and crafts, pumpkin smashing, costume contest and much more at our annual Halloween celebration.

DATE: Saturday, October 29
TIME: 11 am to 2 pm
PLACE: Library's Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, UT 84088

Visit the Library's Viridian Event Center page for more information.

International Games Day
International Games Day

We'll be playing the classics as well as some of the latest fun and innovative games. A huge game library with the right game for your taste and gaming level will be available for your use.

Come alone, bring a gaming friend or bring the whole family. Presented in partnership with Fongo Bongo Games and SaltCon.

DATE: Saturday, November 19
TIME: 10 am to 10 pm
PLACE: Library's Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, UT 84088

Visit the Library's Viridian Event Center page for more information.

Library Board Member & System Presenter Recruitment

The County Library is recruiting new board members for our nine-member policy making board. For information and to apply visit:

We're also recruiting system wide presenters for 2017. For information and to apply visit:

Hundreds of online courses and thousands of tutorial videos to help both beginners and experts increase business, creative and technology skills. 

Use your Library Card to sign-in and learn how to use/do:

-Adobe Creative Suite
-Video editing
-Microsoft Office

No subscription necessary - free with your Library Card.