Tuesday, November 02, 2010

FREE Salt Lake County Library Events - November

Here is a list of some fun activities going on at the Salt Lake County Libraries this month. Each library has their own crafts, story times, book groups, etc.

To view the entire calendar of events for all libraries, including storytimes, CLICK HERE. To view each individual library, or by category, CLICK HERE.

Mont Magic's Have A Magic Thanksgiving
This special Mont "Magic" Dutson, the expert family entertainer, presentation involves the magic of events and celebrations of Thanksgiving. Can you find the Turkey (hint: it's not the magician!) FREE magic tricks for all the children!
November 8th - 7pm to 8pm - Columbus Library
November 15th - 7pm to 8pm - Herriman Library
November 30th - 7pm to 8pm - Hunter Library

Little Bear's Tale - Puppet Show
For ages 2 - 5. Join us for a fun puppet show presented by the Utah Puppet Theater.
November 9th - 11:15am to 12noon - Draper Library
November 9th - 1:15pm to 2pm - Draper Library
November 18th - 10:30am to 11am - Sandy Library

CLAU Fall Book Festival featuring Kristyn Crow
Kristyn Crow‘s delightful award winning picture books are filled with rhythm, rhyme, and repetition that will make you laugh, clap, tap, snap, stomp, pound, smile, gasp, jiggle your feet, wiggle in your seat, giggle to the beat, dream, imagine, listen, wonder, hum, drum, sing, or belch really loud. Okay, maybe not belch really loud, but kids and parents alike will have some really loud fun with Kristyn. Don't miss it! For all ages.
November 13th - 11am to 2pm - Draper Library

Public Domain String Band
For families. Come join us for an evening of old-time Southern mountain music, fiddle tunes and waltzes. Their music has been called 'the rock and roll of hillbilly music.' Their instruments include the clawhammer banjo, concertina, fiddle, guitar and hammered dulcimer.
November 8th - 7pm to 8pm - South Jordan Library
November 15th - 7pm to 8pm - Draper Library

Toy Story 3 - Family Movie
For families. It's movie night at the Library! This month we will be showing Toy Story 3, rated G.
November 22nd - 7pm to 8:30pm - Draper Library
November 23rd - 4pm to 5:30pm - Kearns Library

How To Train Your Dragon - Family Movie Night
Come to Herriman Library's first ever FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT! We'll be watching a recently released animated movie about a young boy with dragon problems. Popcorn will be provided. Families are welcome to bring pillows and blankets. Outside snacks are okay, but drinks must have lids and snacks must be easily cleaned up.
November 29th - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - Herriman Library

National Gaming Day Free For All
We will have gaming from dawn till dusk (well 10 am to 5 pm anyway)! There will be "DDR Extreme 2" from 10-1 and "Guitar Hero 2" from 2-5. Do you have skills in Super Smash Bro., Mario Kart, or Super Mario Galaxy on the Wii? We want to see!! Or...maybe you're old school, we'll have board games at the reference desk. Families are welcome, there's something for all ages. Any personal games or equipment brought from home must be appropriate for families, and are the responsibility of the owners. (NOTE: Each library has their own gaming day program....please see each individual library for their exact description CLICK HERE).
November 13th - All Day - Herriman Library
November 13th - 11am to 5pm - Kearns Library
November 13th - 11am to 2pm - Whitmore Library
November 13th - 2pm to 4pm - Riverton Library
November 13th - 2pm to 4pm - Sandy Library (board games)
November 13th - 2pm to 4pm - South Jordan Library (Hunger Games)

Step back in time to experience the pilgrims coming to the New World on the Mayflower in the 1700’s! Learn with maps and hands on experiences how our country first appeared to these early settlers. Receive recipes to make with your family to celebrate the fest shared between the Indians and the Pilgrims. Dancing and a craft included. Fun for the whole family!
November 8th - 7pm to 8pm - Holladay Library

Soul Soup: The Ingredients For Total Relaxation
Ages 25 +. Popular local celebrity, Angel Shannon will help you create your own customized recipe for relaxation! This class is designed to give you clarity of each moment and the gift of allowance in your life. You’ll make Soul Soup with ancestral ingredients and uncover the flavor that you bring to the pot! Create peace through simple meditation, mindfulness and thinking from the heart. Class starts promptly at 7 p.m. Please bring a writing journal. (No children please. Children's craft activity scheduled to coincide for your convenience.)
November 13th - 4pm to 5pm - Hunter Library

Wild Wonders: Uniquely Me
Most everyone has something about themselves that they’re not fond of, from the skunk’s awful smell to the ring-tail’s big, buggy eyes. Explore with Hedgie as he see what makes him and others unique in their own special way.
November 8th - 7pm to 8pm - Sandy Library
November 9th - 7pm to 8pm - Kearns Library
November 13th - 2pm to 3pm - Ruth Vine Tyler Library
November 16th - 7pm to 7:45pm - West Valley Library

Thanksgiving Origami
Thanksgiving Origami with Ginger Brakke. Ginger will be showing us how to make four Thanksgiving origami projects including a pumpkin and a turkey. For kids ages 6 and up.
November 8th - 7pm to 8pm - Magna Library

Puppet Show
Bring the family for a fun puppet show by the Utah Puppet Players.
November 6th - 11am to 11:45am - Riverton Library

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Pt 1 - Magical Bookmarks
Celebrate Harry Potter's new movie by making some awesome bookmarks.
November 4th - 7pm to 8pm - Taylorsville Library
November 8th - 7pm to 8pm - Riverton Library

R.E.A.D. Lucy A Story
Bring a book and read to Lucy,our lovable Intermountain Therapy dog,in a peaceful setting.
November 13th - 11am to 12noon - Riverton Library

Meet Curious George!
We are kicking of the KUED Reading Marathon. Come meet Curious George and take your picture with him. Pick up a cute Curious George coloring sheet.
November 18th - 11am to 12noon - Sandy Library

Dances Of India
Families. Celebrate Diwali with Divya Narayanan. She has over 20 years experience performing traditional Indian Classical Dances. Divya will perform for us and teach ethnic Indian dances. No registration required.
November 8th - 7pm to 8pm - Taylorsville Library

Giving Thanks With Stickers
Come create your own custom stickers!! Our theme will be....you guessed it! Things we are thankful for!
November 5th - 3pm to 5pm - West Valley Library

Giving Thanks With Magnets
Do you have someone special you would like to "Thank" this holiday season? Do it with some super cool magnets!!
November 12th - 3pm to 5pm - West Valley Library

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