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              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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           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
                                                                                        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.
                                                                                                                                                     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,
                                                                                   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
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                                                                  A                                                                          about how they use Salt Lake County Library, and what                 the library is offering, Universal Class ™, which offers over

                                                                                                                                             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
new Salt Lake County Library on the town’s historic Main        August 15, 2011 at 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
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
     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
                                                                                                                                                                or call Customer Service at 801-943-4636.
                                                    Whitmore Library, Monday, August 8, 7:00 p.m.

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