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Salt Lake County Library Services

ALTA READING ROOM Alta Community Center, Alta, UT 84092
BINGHAM CREEK LIBRARY 4834 West 9000 South, West Jordan, UT 84081
COLUMBUS LIBRARY 2530 South 500 East, South Salt Lake City, UT 84106
DRAPER LIBRARY 1136 East Pioneer Rd (12400 S), Draper, UT 84020
EAST MILLCREEK Under Construction
HERRIMAN LIBRARY 5380 West Main Street, Herriman, Utah 84096
HOLLADAY LIBRARY 2150 East Murray-Holladay Rd. Holladay, UT 84117
HUNTER LIBRARY 4740 West 4100 South, West Valley City, UT 84120
KEARNS LIBRARY 5350 South 4220 West, Kearns, UT 84118
MAGNA LIBRARY 8339 West 3500 South, Magna, UT 84044
RIVERTON LIBRARY 12877 South 1830 West, Riverton, UT 84065
SANDY LIBRARY 10100 South Petunia Way, Sandy, UT 84092
CALVIN S SMITH 810 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
SOUTH JORDAN LIBRARY 10673 South Redwood Road, South Jordan UT 84095
TAYLORSVILLE LIBRARY 4870 South 2700 West, Taylorsville, UT 84118
(RUTH VINE) TYLER 8041 S. Wood Street(55 W), Midvale, UT 84047
WEST JORDAN LIBRARY 1970 West 7800 South, West Jordan, UT 84084
WEST VALLEY LIBRARY 2880 West 3650 South, West Valley City, UT 84119
WHITMORE LIBRARY 2197 East Fort Union Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT 84121

Springville Museum of Art

Utah’s first museum for the visual arts, this beautiful Spanish Morrocan Style building would be worth visiting even if there were no art. Dedicated as a “Sanctuary of Beauty and a Temple of Contemplation ” by David O. McKay, the Museum houses over 2,000 works; 1,500 of which are Utah art. The impressive collection of 150 years of Utah fine art, twentieth century Soviet Socialist Realism and American art, and 15 exhibitions per year are displayed throughout 29 galleries.

Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah, Utah County, Fine Arts, History, Live Music Venue, LecturesThe history of the Museum began in 1903, with the donation of two works of art to Springville High School by Cyrus E. Dallin and John Hafen. Dallin became famous for his heroic depictions of the American Indian, and Hafen for his sensitively rendered impressionistic landscapes. In 1907 a number of Utah artist agreed to donate paintings to the school, including: James T. Harwood, John B. Fairbanks and Mahonri M. Young. The students became interested in art and collecting, and began purchasing paintings and sculpture through an “Art Queen” program. Each student paid a penny-per-vote. The girl with the most votes was named queen, and the funds were used to purchase artwork for the Museum’s collection.

Cultural and educational offerings at the Museum have expanded over time in response to community desire and need. A Paris Salon style exhibition was put on in 1921 by the High School students, which has continued as the Annual Spring Salon to this day.  In 1925 the Museum, then called the High School Art Gallery, became incorporated.  Generous donations from the Smart, Steed and Lund-Wassmer Collections have strengthened the Museum’s permanent collection.  By 1935 the collection had grown so much that the students and townspeople raised $100,000 during the Great Depression to construct the present facility.  The Museum has since been expanded and modernized with the addition of the Clyde Wing in 1965, and the George S. and Delores Dore Eccles Wing in 2004.  The latest addition doubled the size of the facility, adding 20,000 square feet to the Museum.

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Sunday Concert Series

Join us for an evening of music in the Museum’s beautiful Grand Gallery with our Sunday Concert Series. The Museum is open every Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, with the free Concert Series beginning at 5:00 pm on select Sundays every month. Please call for upcoming dates (489-2727). The Museum hosts these performances through the City of Springville.

Hours & Admission

The Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday 10am to 5pm, Wednesdays 10am to 9pm, and Sundays 3pm to 6pm. Closed Mondays and Holidays, except the first Monday monthly from 6pm to 8pm for Community & Family Night. Community & Family Night is not held the first Monday in January, July, or September. Admission is Free.

Make A Valentine

Make A Valentine, Free, Sandy City Library, Sandy, Utah, Kids, Children's Activities, Family, Fun

Each February Sandy Library host a free Valentine Activity.

It’s free and an enjoyable way to spend a morning or afternoon with the kids. Check out a book while you’re there. You can return it at any library branch closest to you.

Below you will find a link to all libraries. Check out the Calendar of Events of any local Library nearest you. Many offer activities as well.


Monday – Saturday 10am – 9pm  (FREE)

Sandy Library
10100 South Petunia Way, Sandy, Utah 84092 (801) 943-4636

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Free Game Playing for Teens

Free Board Games & Video Games at Salt Lake City LibraryGAME @ YOUR LIBRARY!

Teens ages 13-19 are invited to hone their video gaming skills.

1st Saturdays – 1:00 p.m.

1st and 3rd Tuesdays – 3:30-5:30 p.m.

3rd Wednesdays – 3:30 p.m.

If video gaming isn’t your thing, join us for awesome card and role-playing games (supplied by the library)–start pick-up games or bring your own game and recruit willing participants for some epic game play.

2nd Saturdays – 1:00 p.m.

Free Family Yoga

Free Family Yoga, Kids, Children, Teens, Herriman Utah, Utah County, Riverton, South Jordan, Salt Lake CoutyGreentree Yoga presents a family yoga class in the Herriman Library Meeting Room.

Families are required to register, but everyone is invited to attend.

This class will be held on the second Thursday of the month, January 2011-March 2011.

Attendee MUST give 24 hour cancellation notice to allow others on the waiting list to attend.