Sunday, December 26, 2010

Salt Lake County Library Events - January

The Salt Lake County Library always has tons of events going on for families of all ages! Below is a description of special events.

CLICK HERE to go to the entire calendar to view storytimes and others not on this list.
CLICK HERE to select a library near you.
CLICK HERE for information on special exhibits at the libraries.
CLICK HERE for the Kid Zone.
CLICK HERE for the Teen Space.

CLICK HERE for a map and addresses to all the Salt Lake County libraries.

Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Ages 6-12. Maid Marian takes you inside Nottingham and the Sherwood Forest. Learn about Robin Hood and how he outsmarted the Sheriff of Nottingham.Make a Robin Hood hat to take home.
January 3rd @7pm - Bingham Creek Library
January 18th @4pm - Kearns Library

Trashbusters Magic
Families. A magical look at the 3 Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Magical fun including the Amazing Big Green Machine. Free magic trick for all children!
January 10th @7pm - Bingham Creek Library
January 22nd @11am - Herriman Library
January 24th @7pm - Holladay Library

GO - Get Organized!
Adults. January is Get Organized month. If you are overwhelmed at the thought of getting organized, a Clear & Simple organizing expert will show you how to make organizing fun, freeing and simple!
January 11th @7pm - Kearns Library (paper clutter)
January 12th @7pm - Bingham Creek Library (organizing closets)
January 19th @7pm - Hunter Library (paper clutter)
January 20th @7:30pm - Draper Library
January 25th @7pm - Columbus Library

The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Families. Puupet show. The shepherd boy longs for excitement, so he makes some of his own by telling a lie. The sheepdog decides the teach the boy a lesson about telling lies.
January 12th @10:15am - Riverton Library
January 13th @10:15am - Riverton Library
January 24th @7pm - Bingham Creek Library

Nutrition and Exercise For Children and Adults
Adults. This presentation is a great starting point for those who are interested in improving their families eating habits and becoming more active.
January 13th @7pm - Hunter Library
January 27th @7pm - Bingham Creek Library

Writing Coaching
A free public service program provided by the Community Writing center at the Salt Lake Community college.Help for all ages, bring something to work on. No appointment necessary.
Every Monday in January @6pm - Columbus Library (library closed Mon. 17th)
Every Saturday in January @12pm - Columbus Library

Writers' Circle
Teens and Adults. Do you write? Do you wish to write? Are you seeking that 1% of inspiration to motivate you to the other 99% of perspiration? Join the West Jordan Library’s Writers’ Circle for exercises, discussions and information to help you progress in your writing goals.
January 11th @7pm - West Jordan Library

Go Steampunk!
Come and make a piece of jewelry that others will envy out of old watches and other steampunk-like objects.
January 24th @6pm - Columbus Library

The Pajama Monster!
Young Glenwood Haggins doesn’t want to give up his beloved onsies for the new, big boy pajamas his mom wants him to wear. But Mom makes him…Big mistake! For little does mom know, these new pajamas will turn him into a MONSTER! Told with a blend of puppets and live acting. This fun tale is safe for kids of all ages and will entertain the littlest of the littles and the biggest of the bigs.
January 10th @7pm - Draper Library
January 15th @2pm - Ruth Vine Tyler Library
January 24th @7:30pm - Calvin S Smith Library

Pajama Time: Lullabies At The Library
For kids of all ages with a participating adult. Bring your little ones to an evening of lullabies and bedtime stories. Singer/guitarist Joe Criswell will entertain you with classic sing-along songs, mellow melodies and some sweet bedtime stories.January 24th @7pm - West Jordan Library
January 31st @7pm - West Valley Library

Family Movie Night At The Library
Come and enjoy a family-friendly movie for free at the library. Families are welcome to bring pillows and blankets. Outside snacks are okay, but drinks must have lids and snacks must be easily cleaned up.
January 18th @7pm - Draper Library
January 24th @6:30pm - Herriman Library

Games, Pizza, and a Movie!
Join us for card games, pizza, and a movie!!
January 21st @3pm - West Valley Library

Family Yoga - Winter Series Class
Greentree Yoga presents a family yoga class. Families are required to register, but everyone is invited to attend.
Second Thursday of the month, January 2011-March 2011 - Herriman Library. Click HERE to register.
First Tuesday of the month, January 2011 - March 2011 - Hunter Library. Click HERE to register.
First Monday of the month, January 2011 - March 2011 - Tyler Library. Click HERE to register.
January 11th @7pm - Whitmore Library. Call 801.944.7539 to register.

Princess And The Dragon
A fiery dragon is making trouble in the kingdom, and all the princes turn out to try their hand in the adventure. But it is the spunky princess of the castle who comes up with a very unusual method of getting rid of the pesky beast.
January 3rd @11am - Hunter Library
January 22nd @2pm - Ruth Vine Tyler Library

Knitting For Teens
Teens can create simple knitted scarves, hats, and more to donate to a local charity. No experience needed. (Grades 7-12).
January 5th @3pm - Kearns Library

Learn Baby Sign Language
Bring your baby to this special baby sign language storytime. Certified baby sign language instructor Adrienne Donner will teach some basic signs in an entertaining storytime. This is a two week class. No registration required.
January 18th & 25th @10:30am - Kearns Library

Learn How To Sign
Learn the basics of American Sign Language from an expert. No registration required.
January 27th @7pm - Kearns Library

Zumba Dance Class (Adults)
Adults. Come and try a free Zumba Class. It's the hotest new exercise class. Please wear comfortable shoes and attire.
January 8th @10:30am - Riverton Library
January 22nd @11am - Riverton Library

Zumbatomic (Families)
Zumba Dance aerobics for kids! Have fun and get a workout at the same time. January 8th, 15th, 22nd @11am - Sandy Library

Hocus-Pocus Magic Show
Enjoy family home evening at the library with the world's messiest magician, Jim Williams,and his rabbit. All ages.
January 24th @7pm - Riverton Library

Magical Days
"Fancy Pants" the clown, presents a comedy magic show that will have kids squealing with laughter. The 30 minute show will delight all ages, so bring the family and enjoy.
January 19th @7pm - Sandy Library

Magic With A Flair
Families. Magic fills the air with Christopher Fair, magician extraordinaire!
January 10th @7pm - South Jordan Library

Kids Afternoons At The Movies
Kids, come enjoy the movie of the month on the big screen.
January 4th @3:30pm - Sandy Library (Treats will be provided. Feel free to bring a pillow and a blanket. Call 801-943-4636 to find out which movie will be shown.)

CD Art
Ages 10-16 yrs. Transform our old cds into a work of art. We will supply all of the materials.
January 5th @3:30pm - Sandy Library

Woolly Good Time
Families. Warm up your winter evening with Judy and a cute woolly lamb.
January 24th @7pm - South Jordan Library

Scholarship and Financial Aid Night
Teens and Adults. Can’t tell a scholarship from a scam, or a grant from a gimmick? Come and learn about the different kinds of financial aid available to help you pay for college, and how to get them from a representative of UHEAA. We will cover the basics of scholarships, grants, work-study programs, student loans, and savings, as well as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This information is applicable to all age groups. We hope to see you there! No registration required
January 12th @7pm - Taylorsville Library

Dr Suess Reading Program
Preschool - 6th grade. Get ready for Dr. Seuss' birthday by reading 10 of his books. Pick up your reading record at the information desk starting Monday, January 24, 2011. Complete the reading record and earn a prize!
January 24th - Taylorsville Library

Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: What You Need To Know
Adults. Does someone you know have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes or cardiovascular disease (heart disease, stroke, or peripheral vascular disease)? Come to this informative talk and learn more about these conditions and how to manage them to reduce risk of heart attack and stroke. No registration required.
January 25th @7pm - Taylorsville Library

Heart Attack and Stroke
Learn the basic facts of cardiovascular disease. The audience will learn how to recognize the common and not-socommon signs and symptoms of heart attacks and strokes and what to do if these occur. Risk factors will also be discussed and you will be given a list of trusted websites for further research.
January 26th @7pm - Ruth Vine Tyler Library

Read Rover A Story
Come read to a dog! Elliot and Rusty, Intermountain Therapy dogs, will be here to give kids a great, low-stress reading experience. Space is limited so registration is required.
January 8th @11am - Tyler Library (Call 801.944.7642 to register)

Speed Stacking Club
School-age kids. Join the Speed Stacking craze! Learn how to stack and unstack your cups with dazzling speed. Compete against yourself and others to win prizes. It's fun! It's amazing! It's Speed Stacking!
January 27th @4pm - West Jordan Library

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