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SLCC Writing Classes
SLCC writing classes

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Learn the writing skills you need to succeed. Classes hosted by various County Library branches. Presented by the Community Writing Center.

West Jordan, November 8, 6:30-8 Resume & Cover Letter
South Jordan, November 13, 6-7:30 College Bound: Writing Essays
Columbus, November 15, 6:30-8 Creative Writing Basics
Magna, November 17, 1-2:30 Flash Fiction
Kearns, December 6, 6:30-8 Creative Writing Basics

Pets Plus Food Drive
Pets Plus at The County Library

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.

What: Pets Plus Food Drive
When: November 1-December 2
Where: All Branches*

*Holladay branch closed for maintenance

In addition to making donations at the County Library, the public may make donations at the Salt Lake County Government Center, 2001 S State Street, through December 2018.

International Games Day
International Games Day at The County Library

This annual event focuses on playing games and connecting the community. There will be games for all levels and ages, including Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Star Wars X-Wing miniatures, The Walking Dead board game, Clash of Cultures and more.

What: International Games Day
When: Saturday, November 17, 10 am-10 pm
Where: Library's Viridian Event Center
                 8030 S 1825 W


In partnership with Clark Planetarium.

A four-week STEM program with new hands-on robotics activities that explore complex concepts and principles through simulations of robotic missions, including programming, creativity and problem solving.

This program runs through February 2019. Registration may be required at some branches. For more information, and to find more free programs and events at the County Library, visit the online calendar

Holiday Movie Series
Holiday Movie Series

Monday nights in November and December highlight holiday-themed movies, games, activities and giveaways at The County Library’s Viridian Event Center, 8030 S 1825 W.

Mondays in November and December at 7 pm
The Polar Express, November 26
Arthur Christmas, December 3
A Christmas Story, December 10
The Santa Clause, December 17

A Visit with St. Nicholas
Visit with St. Nick at The County Library

There’s no place like the County Library for
the holidays, and this year you’re invited to
a special visit with Santa Claus. Share your
wish list with Santa and take a picture to
share with others.

What: A Visit with St. Nicholas
When: Saturday, December 1, 11 am-2 pm
Where: Library's Viridian Event Center
                 8030 S 1825 W

Teen Yule Ball
Teen Yule Ball at the County Library

A formal dance for teens. Come with a date, a group of friends or by yourself. Free tickets are required due to limited space, available January 1.

Check out the Formal Wear Swap in January to take the stress out of finding an outfit.

What: Teen Yule Ball
When: Friday, January 18, 7-10 pm
Where: Library's Viridian Event Center
                 8030 S 1825 W