The library has switched over to an entirely new and enhanced online catalog. The new catalog launches on December 12. Due to the change no items will be due back in the libraries until December 19, however items can still be checked out as usual. Click here for more information about the new catalog features.
Please give this month at many of the county libraries to help provide life changing donations. Many of the donations will benefit The Road Home Shelter. Here is a partial wishlist of needed items: Winter outerwear, especially for children, including hats, gloves, mittens, ear muffs, winter coats, winter boots for all ages, but especially children (can be gently used). Other items could be diapers, baby bottles (new), socks of all sizes (baby to adult), blankets, towels and wash cloths (can be gently used) and personal care/grooming items. You'll see the Giving Trees and displays at the following libraries: Bingham Creek, Columbus, Millcreek, Herriman, Kearns, Riverton, Tyler, West Jordan, West Valley and Whitmore.
Teens, join us again this year for the second annual free Harry Potter Yule Ball at the Library’s Viridian Event Center on Friday, January 17 from 7:00–10:00 p.m. Costumes or formal dress are encouraged, but not required. There will be a presentation by the Rocky Mountain Muggles costume troupe, ballroom dancing with a DJ, and free crafts and activities. If you attended last year you know what a magical evening it was. This event is for teens ages 12 to 19 only. Presented in partnership with The Harry Potter Alliance and The Rocky Mountain Muggles.
Salt Lake County Libraries, in partnership with the English Skills Learning Center, announces a competition for the logo design of the Global Community Summit. The winning logo will be featured on all Global Community Summit marketing and promotional materials. The contest is open to artists ages 15-25. Deadline for submission of entries to firstname.lastname@example.org is Friday, December 27, 2013 Midnight MST. Find more details here.