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2nd Annual Bookmark Art Contest
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day

Calling all aspiring artists and designers!

Design original artwork on a bookmark encouraging others to “Books Make Good Friends”. Winning entries will be featured in a new series of bookmarks distributed and displayed in the library. Design winners will also receive an award in a City Council meeting.

The contest entry window is: August 1 – 31, 2019.

Winners will be selected from 3 age groups:

  • 0-11 years old
  • 12-18 years old
  • 19+ years old

Pick up complete contest rules and an entry template at the library during August.


Pratt Aquatic Center closed for maintenance
Aug 19 – Aug 31 all-day

Closed for Maintenance

The Pratt Aquatic Center will be closed beginning Monday, August 19, 2019 for maintenance, cleaning, and repair.

We anticipate that the pool will reopen on Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labor Day (Holiday Hours: 12 pm to 6 pm).

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience!  Thank you.

Pratt Aquatic Center

Pratt Aquatic Center

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Gamer’s Group. Bonus: Nintendo Switch
Aug 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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Do you love digital worlds and video games? Then you’ll love Gamer’s Group where you can PLAY OR CREATE! Every Friday, you can learn how to program computers, play games like Minecraft or Roblox – the choice is yours. Basically you can have tech fun in your own space… all while gaining tech skills for your future.

Coding and gaming is all self-paced, so just attend on the weeks you can. Registration is not required. A computer is provided during club time. And you can bring your own laptop if you’d like.

Weekly Gamers Group Extras:

Week 1:   Chess Club   Learn and play chess
Week 2:   Lego Boost   Create Lego Robots
Week 3:   Coding Club   Coding challenges to build your skill
Week 4:   Minecraft Challenge    Show off your Minecraft building and design skills

Open to ages 10 – 18.

Free Winter Gardening Course
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Learn simple winter gardening methods & enjoy freshly harvested crops all winter long.

Course taught by Jim Teahan, certified square-foot gardening instructor.

Adults and older youth interested in gardening are welcome to attend. Free course. Space is limited, arrive early.


Wiggle Worms (2-3 year olds)
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Wiggle Worms is an interactive story time program using the 7 days 7 ways principles from Very Ready to Read.

Designed for 2 – 3 year old children.

This popular program is repeated 3 times beginning at 10:30 or when full. Limited spots. Arrive early.

Story Time (4-5 year olds)
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Story time is a preschool program using the 7 days 7 ways principles from Very Ready to Read.

Designed for 4 – 5 year old children.

Planning Commission Meeting
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm

Planning Commission Meetings are generally held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at Tooele City Hall, 90 North Main Street, Tooele, Utah at 7:00 p.m. and are open to the public.

> Planning Commission Agendas

To have items put on the agenda, please call the City Planning & Zoning Administrator at 435.843.2167.

Baby Bookworms (Birth – 24 months)
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Baby Bookworms is a parent-child lap sit program using the 7 days 7 ways principles from Very Ready to Read.

Designed for babies from birth to 24 months.

This program is repeated 2 times and begins when full – or at 11:00 and 11:30.

Children 2 and older can enjoy programs for their age groups such as Wiggle Worms and Storytime. Look for these in our calendar!

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Teen Time: Shazam (Movie)
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Movie and popcorn this week @ your library!

Teens Only (12-18)

Q.P.R. Suicide Prevention Training
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

QPR Suicide Prevention Training August 2019



Call Stacy: 435.843.2188


Register Online:

Click Here to Register



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This FREE, evidence-based program will help participants recognize the warning signs, risk factors, and common behaviors of those at risk for suicide. Participants will learn skills on how to best help and potentially save lives of loved ones.  This training is for anyone who would like resources on this important issue.  Participants 12 and older are welcome to enroll.

Program information available at