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PetsPlus Food Drive
pet food drive

It's the season of giving and the County Library is hosting a pet food drive for recipients of Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services’ Meals on Wheels program. Your donation of DRY cat or dog food ensures nutritional needs are met for both the pets and their owners.

Drop off your donation at any County Library branch November 1-30.

International Games Month Finale
International Games 2017

Play games and connect with others in the community during an annual event all about games. Programs and gaming are taking place throughout the month, yes, the month!

To find an event near you, search “International Games” in the calendar.

The finale will include a full day of game playing for people of all ages and gaming levels. Explore and participate in popular and award-winning games while connecting with other gaming enthusiasts.

DATE: Saturday, November 18
TIME: 10 am-10 pm
PLACE: Library’s Viridian Event Center

Picture Book Party with Jean Reagan
Picture Book Party

READ and TALK with author Jean Reagan
MAKE crafts
WRITE books
PLAY with other kids
ENJOY yummy treats

Author Jean Reagan will read from her best-selling "How To" picture books series, including the Beehive Book Award winning, “How to Babysit a Grandma” at the County Library's Picture Book Party.

We will make party hats, have a dress-up station with a photo booth, boogie at a kids' dance party, read in super cool tents, and enjoy a special treat with lots of sprinkles! We might also be able to catch Santa…

DATE: Monday, November 13
TIME: 6:30-8pm
PLACE: Library’s Viridian Event Center

Holiday Movie Series
visit from st nicholas

Celebrate the holiday season with a Library tradition: classic holiday films. Popcorn and hot chocolate is free while it lasts!

November 27: Christmas Classics
December 4: The Polar Express
December 11: It's a Wonderful Life
December 18: The Muppet Christmas Carol

DATE: Mondays, November 27-December 18,
TIME: 7 pm
PLACE: Library’s Viridian Event Center

A Visit From St. Nicholas
visit from st nicholas

Bring the kids for pictures with Santa and hear the original "A Visit From St. Nicholas." Enjoy light entertainment and storytimes.

Photos are free and will be emailed following the event. Families may bring their own cameras for a photo with Santa! We are also encouraging a food donation to the Utah Food Bank.

DATE: Saturday, December 2
TIME: 11 am-2 pm
PLACE: Library’s Viridian Event Center

2017 The Year of Inclusion
Year of Inclusion - inclusion tree image

It’s about ALL of us at the County Library and we have dubbed 2017 the “Year of Inclusion” — 365 days committed to increasing awareness and promoting equality and acceptance among employees and Library users. Programs and events highlighting specific topics and populations are offered each month.

To learn more, and to participate, visit your neighborhood County Library and take a look at our online calendar.


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Text SIGNUP or REGISTRESE to 385.206.6828 to sign up (available in English and Spanish).

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