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Nonprofit Organization Salt Lake County Library Services U.S. Postage SALT LAKE COUNTY 2197 East Fort Union Blvd. PAID LIBRARY SERVICES Salt Lake City, UT 84121-3139 SLC, UT NEWSLETTER Permit No. 2739 Summer 2011 Summer Reading 2011 T his summer discover “One World, Many Stories” at your neighborhood Salt Lake County Library by participating in the very popular Summer Reading program. The fun starts on June 1 and lasts through August with a program designed for the whole family to enjoy. Children can participate in the “One World, Many Stories” program, the teen program is called “You Are Here” and the adult program is “Novel Destinations.” Each will feature specially designed reading records to encourage the whole family to keep track of their reading progress throughout the summer. Book lovers of all reading levels can start their journey on Wednesday, June 1, when sign-up begins. All participants will receive a variety of incentive prizes, a different one each month and unique prizes for the three age groups. When you’ve completed your reading record in August, bring it into the library to receive a free book. This year’s Kickoff Party will be at Veterans Memorial Park in West Jordan, 1825 West 8030 South on Saturday, June 11 from noon to 6:00 p.m. There will be free live music, entertainers, activities, exhibitors, crafts for the kids and much more. June – August, 2011 Holiday Closures Musical entertainment will be performed by the rock band Monday, July 4 –Independence Day Contagious, teen battle of the bands winner Stranger Than Monday, July 25, Pioneer Day Danger, and our headliners, the barbershop show chorus The Saltaires. There will also be an exciting performance by poet and award- winning poetry slam artist Jesse Parent, provided by the Utah Humanities Library Links Council. Performers will include Just Jumpin, Princess Amerah, The Yo-Yo June - August 2011 Man among others. There will be lawn activities including a Jumpin Jims obstacle course, baby animals by Utah Pony Party, Hula Hoop demonstrations by Salty Hoops Boutique, games and instruction by the Utah Salt Lake County Library Services Quidditch Organization, and ZUMBA exercise. 2197 East Fort Union Blvd., Salt Lake City, UT 84121-3139 Phone..............................................801-943-4636 Fax..................................................801- 942-6323 Also, everyone will have a chance to have existing fines reduced this summer, including adults! Kids and Library Hours Automated Renewal & Notiﬁcation.......801-944-1384 teens can “Send Your Fines Packing” all summer long, and adults who finish the Summer Reading program Regular library hours for all Salt Lake County Libraries (except Alta Reading Room) are: can choose the fine waiver instead of the free book. The waiver is for up to $5.00 of previously accrued fines. www.slcolibrary.org Ask in the library for more information, or check the Summer Reading Monday - Thursday, 10 am to 9 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm Published quarterly by Salt Lake County Library Services website, saltlakesummerreading.com. Editor: Greg Near Closed Sunday Graphic Design: Jamie Chipman For Alta Reading Room hours, please contact Library Director: James Cooper SALT Customer Service at 801-943-4636 LAKE COUNTY LIBRARY SERVICES orth 200 W oto is W We Love the Library New Database: Universal Class ™ Ph ord Last month we asked our patrons to give us some feedback Learn something new today! Check out the latest database A about how they use Salt Lake County Library, and what the library is offering, Universal Class ™, which offers over s they like best about our services. Here are just a few of the 500 online non-credit continuing education courses. You many positive responses we received: can enroll in up to five courses, with up to six months to finish each course, and can access the courses 24/7 via the “I love how the library promotes literacy for people of all ages! I Internet. You can attend class and do assignments on your bring my three-year-old to storytimes, puppet shows, activities own schedule, and every course has a real instructor who Become a part of the “One World, Many Stories” and such and it’s often hard to get her into the car to go home!” you may communicate with using email. Log onto our New Magna Library Now Open celebration this year by mixing your photo with a story website today, and find a wealth of free classes, including What started as a very small Magna Library inside the to enter this year’s Summer Reading contest, open to ages “The library is my place to calm and relax. Enjoy a good book business, finance, arts, history, cooking and much, much Magna Women’s Club in 1920 has grown into a gorgeous 3 through adult. Submit your entry between June 1 and and just forget about my troubles. I always feel welcome and more. new Salt Lake County Library on the town’s historic Main August 15, 2011 at saltlakesummerreading.com. Use the at home when at the library. And the librarians are always so Street. It’s been a long time coming, but the residents of entry form on the website to send us a travel photo and a kind and helpful. Thank you.” Magna will find this elegant new building was worth the true story, 100-200 words in length, relating to the photo. Salt Lake County wait. Winning entries in each of 4 age categories (ages 3-7, 8-12, “I love libraries. With all the time I spend in my car during Library Services Directory 13-17 and 18 to adult) will be displayed on bookmarks the work week I’m able to ‘read’ shelves of books that are Alta From its original location, the library moved near Magna distributed at all our libraries, appear on the library’s entertaining and educational. Without my library, life would Alta Community Center, Alta Elementary School in 1957, and then to the Arbor Park website and will be part of an exhibit that will travel to be boring.” Bingham Creek Shopping Center in 1974. Very popular with residents, 4834 West 9000 South, West Jordan many library locations. Columbus circulation of materials continually increased with a “If I had endless monetary resources, I’d have a library in my 2530 South 500 East, South Salt Lake jump of 31% between 2005 and 2008. The availability of Internet computers and children’s services became Library Exhibits house. But a public library makes me rich with knowledge Draper 1136 East Pioneer Road (12400 South), Draper All exhibits can be seen during regular business hours. without having to be a millionaire.” particularly important. A Salt Lake County Library Needs Herriman Assessment in 2000 found that the Arbor Park location Make a Splash Library Watercolor Contest Winners 5380 West Herriman Main Street, Herriman “I bring my special needs kids to the library and the staff are Holladay was inadequate. The new location is on the same site that very helpful and they create a very wonderful experience for 2150 East Murray Holladay Rd (4730 South), Holladay housed that first library in the Magna Women’s Club - them.” Hunter a nice case of serendipity. 4740 West 4100 South, West Valley City Kearns The new library, located at 2675 South 8950 West, Silver Lake Water’s Bloom “The library is the community in action. All can enjoy” 5350 South 4220 West, Kearns includes well-lit areas with etched glass, large meeting by Jinny Wright by Christina Winters Magna (New Address!) rooms with open space, a state-of-the-art children’s area Kearns Library “The library helps our children get excited about books. I see 2675 South 8950 West, Magna and stunning artwork both inside and out. The library’s May 1 - June 30 the thrill in their eyes when they get to check out several books Millcreek Tyler Library Closed during construction of new library staff has increased to accommodate the growing demand of their choosing.” July 1 - August 31 Riverton of local library users, and the number of Internet stations 12877 South 1830 West, Riverton available for users has doubled. The total collection has “The library allows me to have free access to a never ending Sandy grown to nearly 120,000 books, DVDs and CDs, Spanish Columbus Library wealth of information and new knowledge. I’ve been coming 10100 South Petunia Way (1405 East), Sandy language items and more. The children’s and young- Barry Dalton, Photography, May 1 – June 30 to this branch for over 14 years and love it!” C.S. Smith 810 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City adult book collections will offer twice the selection of the Holladay Library South Jordan previous library. More children’s storytimes and activities Intermountain Society of Artists, Ongoing “It has been my most prized place of refuge from busy days 10673 South Redwood Road, South Jordan are also planned. Be sure to visit this beautiful new library Sandy Library and outside intrusions. A place of courtesy, helpfulness, and Taylorsville next time you’re in the neighborhood. Teen Art Contest, July 1 – 31 patience always! The staff are friends of our family; we have 4870 South 2700 West, Taylorsville Baoyuchen Xizhao Zhang, Landscapes, August 1 – 31 been patrons since the library opened its doors in the old R.V. Tyler 8041 South Wood Street (55West), Midvale Tyler Library barracks building over 50 years ago. Thank you - thank you!” West Jordan Roger Atkinson, Watercolors, May 1 – June 30 1970 West 7800 South, West Jordan Whitmore Library West Valley Jon Bouwhuis, Photography, May 1 – June 30 2880 West 3650 South, West Valley City Utah Calligraphic Artists, July 1 – August 31 Whitmore 2197 Fort Union Boulevard, Salt Lake City South Jordan Library Children’s Area Call 801-943-4636 for all Salt Lake County Libraries or Barry Dalton, Photograhy, May 1 – June 30 visit us online at slcolibrary.org. Starry-eyed Puppets present Dustin Flowers, International Puppet of Mystery Intrepid bee adventurer Dustin Flowers travels the world in iva egatables V V order to save bee-napped Queen Nectarina. She has been Cucumbers and Jicama taken for her royal jelly. Join Dustin as he battles an eccentric Come and learn how to cool off from the summer international host of villains--Fu-Achoo, Peter-the-Even- heat with refreshing cucumbers and jicama. We will Greater, Aloo Paneer Vindaloo and the most evil-doer of all, discuss how to select and prepare these vegatables. America’s own Auntie Aging. Original music highlights the We will also demonstrate recipes and provide show. Ages 8 and up. samples for tasting. Adults. Whitmore Library, Monday, June 13, 7:30 p.m. West Jordan Library, Wednesday, June 8, 7:00 p.m. Kearns Library, Monday, June 20, 7:30 p.m. Draper Library, Wednesday, June 22, 7:30 p.m. Green Beans Magna Library, Monday, June 27, 7:30 p.m. Have you ever wondered what else to do with green South Jordan Library, Monday, July 11, 7:30 p.m. beans other that put them in a casserole? In this class Holladay Library, Monday, August 8, 7:30 p.m. Mad Science we will discuss the health benefits and how to select Bingham Creek Library, Monday, August 22, 7:30 p.m. and prepare green beans. We will also demonstrate In Australia the aborigines communicated over long distances with a special kind of cordless telephone. In a recipe using them and provide samples for tasting. Italy, scientists did all sorts of things with electricity. Adults. Ventriloquist Darren Griffin One uncovered how to “fly” a ball on a column of air West Jordan Library, Wednesday, July 13, 7:00 p.m. and Friends and discovered the secret that would one day allow man Cookie the Cockatoo from the Amazon rain forest to soar among the clouds. Today, scientists are studying sings while his friend Darren drinks a glass of water. Zucchini and other summer squash volcanoes and creating neat new substances that can Come learn how to use all that wonderful summer Sinclair the Scottish sea serpent plays the bagpipes. help clean up oils spills. Join the Mad Scientists for a One World, Too Many Zombies, or squash from your garden. We’ll discuss the health Ben the secret agent monkey and master of disguise look at how scientists all over the world have discovered Reading Around a Post Apocalyptic benefits and how to prepare and select summer has a full range of super spy gadgets including a banana simple inventions that have sent man to the stars! World with McMazing Puppets Fuzzy squash. We’ll also demonstrate a recipe and provide phone, banana binoculars and the laser banana. Ages 3 – 12. mutants, vampires and zombies samples for tasting. Adults. Elementary age. Kearns Library, Thursday, June 9, 2:00 p.m. McMazing Puppets are back with their take on “One West Jordan Library, Wednesday, August 10, 7:00 p.m. Bingham Creek Library, Monday, June 6, 7:00 p.m. West Valley Library, Wednesday, June 15, 2:00 p.m. (Wild and Wacky) World, Many (Weird) Stories.” Fun Columbus Library, Monday, June 20, 2:00 p.m. Magna Library, Saturday, July 9, 1:00 p.m. for kids and parents alike with family-friendly comedy. West Valley Library, Wednesday, July 20, 2:00 p.m. Hunter Library, Tuesday, July 12, 2:00 p.m. We promise it won’t be as scary as it sounds. It may even Whitmore Library, Wednesday, July 27, 10:30 a.m. be the first kid-safe zombie puppet show in the history Multicultural Music from Columbus Library, Tuesday, July 19, 2:00 p.m. Tyler Library, Saturday, July 23, 2:00 p.m. of the world! Families. Around the World Whitmore Library, Wednesday, August 3, 10:30 a.m. Hunter Library, Tuesday, June 7, 7:00 p.m Celebrate the cultural diversity of musical instruments Ninja for Hire Holladay Library, Wednesday, August 3, 4:00 p.m. from around the world and share in a musical adventure. Bingham Creek Library, Monday, June 13, 7:00 p.m. Who is this mysterious ninja, this covert agent known Draper Library, Friday, August 12, 2:00 p.m. Herriman Library, Saturday, June 18, 10:30 a.m. Listen to an Australian didgeridoo, Navajo Indian flute, for espionage, sabotage and infiltration? What are his Smith Library, Saturday, August 13, 11:00 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. Irish penny whistle, Trinidad steel drum, Hawaiian weapons and what martial arts skills does he possess? Smith Library, Saturday, June 18, 2:00 p.m. conch shell and many other instruments. Don O’Brien Jon “Ninja” is all ninja all the time in his authentic Riverton Library, Monday, June 27, 7:00 p.m. and his son Shane bring music from around the world. costume with his authentic weapons. Travel into the One World, Many Stories Whitmore Library, Wednesday, June 29, 10:30 a.m. Children have a chance to play some of the instruments. secret world of these ancient warriors. Teens. Magic with Al Lampkin Families. Columbus Library, Wednesday, June 29, 1:30 p.m. Enjoy magic and stories from many different cultures Kearns Library, Saturday, July 30, 10:15 a.m. South Jordan Library, Monday, June 20, 7:00 p.m. Hunter Library, Friday, June 10, 4:00 p.m. such as Hispanic, Jewish, Swedish, German, African West Jordan Library, Saturday, July 30, 4:00 p.m. Whitmore Library, Wednesday, June 22, 10:30 a.m. Bingham Creek Library, Thursday, June 23, 4:00 p.m. and Russian. This is more than a just magic show. South Jordan Library, Monday, August 1, 7:00 p.m. Bingham Creek Library, Monday, June 27, 7:00 p.m. Magna Library, Tuesday, July 12, 7:00 p.m. Elementary age. West Valley Library, Wednesday, August 10, 2:00 p.m. Kearns Library, Tuesday, June 28, 7:00 p.m. Taylorsville Library, Thursday, July 14, 10:30 a.m Whitmore Library, Thursday, July 21, 6:45 p.m. South Jordan Library, Monday, June 6, 7:00 p.m. Magna Library, Monday, August 15, 7:00 p.m. Holladay Library, Wednesday, June 29 4:00 p.m. Focus on Programming for Adults June 2011 - August 2011 Life Story WritingWorkshops West Valley Library, Tuesdays, June 7 & 21 and July 12 & 26, 11:00 a.m. Columbus Library, Wednesdays, June 15 & 29 and July 13 & 20, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy dance workshops for ages 14 to 104 from Whitmore Library, Tuesdays, June 14 & 28 and Ballroom Utah master instructors throughout July 12 & 26, 11:00 a.m. the summer at these library locations. You’ll be Tyler Library, Tuesdays, June 4 & 28 and July 12 & 26, 2:00 p.m. ready to Swing, Salsa or Fox Trot your way to the Herriman Library, Mondays, June 20 & 27 and end-of-the-summer Dance Party! July 11 & 18, 2:00 p.m. Holladay Library, Thursday, June 16, 7:00 p.m. Writer’s Circle (Polka, Swing, Waltz and Fox Trot) Zoo Mania West Jordan Library, Tuesdays, June 14, July 12 and Hunter Library, Wednesday, June 22, 7:00 p.m. August 9, 7:00 p.m. See, touch, learn and read about 15 animals from six (Rumba and Salsa) Columbus Library, Monday, June 27, 7:00 continents. Enjoy animals from North and South Introduction to Zen Meditation p.m. (Ballroom, Latin, Rhythm, Country Line America, Australia, Asia, Europe and Central America West Jordan Library, Wednesday, June 15, 7:00 p.m. Dancing) including a Bearded Dragon, Sugar Glider, Sun Concur, Tortoise, Twain Beauty Snake, Great Pyrenees and a Senior Book Discussion Group Kearns Library, Tuesday, July 12, 7:00 p.m. Columbus Library, Wednesdays, June 29, July 27 and (Lindy Hop and more!) Green-winged Macaw. Families. August 31, 10:30 a.m. Draper Library, Wednesday, July 27, 7:00 p.m. Magna Library, Monday, June 13, 7:00 p.m. ZumbAtomic for Kids (Latin and Rhythm) Holladay Library, Thursday, July 7, 7:00 p.m. Saudi Arabia Experience It’s a fast-forward fusion of the Zumba program and Hunter Library, Wednesday, July 27, 7:00 p.m. Whitmore Library, Wednesday, August 3, Riverton Library, Monday, July 11, 7:00 p.m. high-octane workouts designed to let kids ages 4-12 7:00 p.m. (Introduction to Ballroom Dancing) Columbus Library, Tuesday, July 12, 7:00 p.m. max out on fun and fitness all at the same time. Safe and Whitmore Nonfiction Book Club Smith Library, Saturday, July 16, 11:00 a.m. effective, kids can’t wait to get into the ZumbAtomic Whitmore Library, Wednesday, June 15, 7:00 p.m. Draper Library, Friday, July 22, 2:00 p.m. groove. Kearns Library, Monday, August 1, 7:00 p.m. Sandy Book Discussion Group Holladay Library, Tuesdays, June 7, 14, & 21, Sandy Library, Tuesdays, June 21, July 19 and Bingham Creek Library, Monday, August 8, 7:00 p.m. August 16, 7:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. South Jordan Library, Monday, August 15, 7:00 p.m. West Jordan Library, Tuesdays, July 5, 12, & 19, Tyler Library, Saturday, August 20, 2:00 p.m. Riverton Book Discussion Group 11:00 a.m. Sandy Library, Tuesdays, June 14, July 12 and West Jordan Library, Saturday, August 27, 4:00 p.m. Sandy Library, Thursdays, July 21 and 28, 11:00 a.m. August 9, 7:00 p.m. Set a course for adventure -- there’s something Glastonbury Duo Holladay Book Discussion Group for everyone. Celebrate the end of Adult Zumba Basics for Adults Holladay Library, Saturdays, June 4, July 2 and Travel back in time as Glastonbury Duo plays August 6, 10:00 a.m. Summer Reading Program and travel to our Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s music from the Celtic countries, Tudor England dance party. Leave the kids at home for this exactly what the Zumba® program is all about. It’s an adult only event! Enjoy decorations, dance and Renaissance Europe. The performance includes For Fiction Writing and Writing Coaching exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, at the Columbus Library, check the events calendar instruction and refreshments. A partner is haunting harp and flute songs, rousing dances, period calorie-burning dance fitness-party that’s moving on our website for dates and times. welcome but not necessary to learn some cool costumes, hand-carved instruments and storytelling millions of people toward joy and health. Come check moves and have fun. with elements of culture, history and language. For book discussion groups check out the Book Club it out and learn all the basic steps! Children may play a percussion instrument or join in a Corner in the Reader’s Cafe page on our website. For Columbus Library, Friday, August 12, West Jordan Library, Thursday,, August 18, 7:00 p.m. other schedules and information visit our website at 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. dance. Families slcolibrary.org or call Customer Service at 801-943-4636. Whitmore Library, Monday, August 8, 7:00 p.m.
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