What’s cooler than being cool? Having a County Library Card!
September is Library Card Sign Up Month and we are inviting all Salt Lake County residents to stop by and sign up for a County Library card. Already have a card? Invite your friends, family, neighbors and coworkers to sign-up for the best taxpayer return on investment.
Worried your kids may accrue too many fines and fees? Consider signing them up for a Student Library Card – a card that allows them to check out three items (maximum) at a time and does not accrue fees and fines. The Student Library Card is available to Library users ages 8-17.
For more information and to sign-up, stop by your neighborhood County Library today. You may also pre-register online.
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”): calendar.slcolibrary.org or call Customer Service, 801.943.4636.
NOTE: Registration is preferred. Please register by calling 1.800.272.3900.
Welcoming Salt Lake is an effort by Salt Lake County and Salt Lake Chamber to support New Americans - refugees and immigrants - by welcoming them into our community.
We recognize that new Americans bring with them opportunities for greater diversity in communities and in our local economy.
Help us kick-off Welcoming Salt Lake by participating in Welcoming Week, September 19-25. Visit welcomingsaltlake.org to find ways you can get involved. Share your experiences on social media using #WelcomingSaltLake.
Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read, and highlights the value of free and open access to information.
The effort brings together the entire book community; librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types, in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas.
Help fight censorship during Banned Books Week, September 25 - October 1. For more information visit bannedbooksweek.org.
We're celebrating Roald Dahl's birthday at the County Library and you're invited! Come celebrate with fun activities and treats.
DATE: Friday, October 7
TIME: 4-7 PM
PLACE: Library's Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, UT 84088
Nearly 100 years after his birth, Roald Dahl's stories continue to inspire children and adults around the world.
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