Category Archives: SLCO

The County Library Celebrates Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros with Kids’ Fiesta

By Anna Zanarini, Early Learning Librarian, Salt Lake County Library Bilingual storytimes, live music, cultural dancing, bounce houses, crafts and piñatas are just a few of the fun and free activities offered at the County Library’s Kids’ Fiesta on April … Continue reading

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Queer Prom: Offering a Safe Space to Bust a Move

Authored by: by Ricky Vigil; Afterschool Program Coordinator, Cyprus High School Think back on your teenage years. Do you remember feeling misunderstood? Did you ever feel like you didn’t belong? Did social settings felt uncomfortable for you? Did you have … Continue reading

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He will walk 500 miles, and 500 more…

Authored by: Gina Barker,  Development & Marketing Director at The Christmas Box International David Tucker likes to think big, like hiking the entire Pacific Crest Trail for charity big. This month, Tucker embarks on a 2,650 mile journey from the … Continue reading

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The County Library Celebrates National Poetry Month

Authored by: Crystal Snider, Public Services Librarian, Salt Lake County Library Every April, organizations, schools, and libraries across the country come together to celebrate poetry as an art form and recognize its cultural importance. In honor of this month-long event, … Continue reading

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Art Makes a Difference

Authored by: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Program Coordinator at Cyprus High School Each year, Salt Lake County Youth Services facilitates the “I Make Difference” art contest for youth ages 10-21. The theme changes every year, but it always coincides with Earth Day. It … Continue reading

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Celebrate Social Workers

Authored by: Carolyn Hansen, Salt Lake County Youth Services Director Many social workers celebrated World Social Work Day this week and have been officially celebrating their careers since 1983, though they have been helping others since the 1800’s. Since the … Continue reading

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Math & Science Night

Authored by: Michael Cox, Family Therapist On March 8th 2017 over 200 students, parents and community members from the Kearns Township gathered at Kearns Junior High to solve a mystery; Who “killed” Principal Bell?  While no harm came to Kearns … Continue reading

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