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December 30, 2016

Hundreds of Harry Potter Fans Gather in Wizardly Fashion at the County Library

Mike Varanakis - Email
(801) 944.7521

SALT LAKE COUNTY, UT – Young wizards and muggles will assemble at the Library's Viridian Event Center for the fifth annual Teen Yule Ball on January 13. This event has become a yearly tradition for thousands of youth; last year nearly two thousand youth attended.

Teens, ages 12-19, will have the opportunity to participate in crafts, embark on a scavenger hunt challenge throughout the library, test their Harry Potter expertise while competing in games, have their fortunes told, enjoy performances and butterbeer, see live owls, and dance to a live DJ. Costumes or formal attire is encouraged, though not required.

The West Jordan Branch will remain open until 10 pm to provide a space for parents, caregivers and others to gather.

Teen Yule Ball is free; however, tickets must be reserved online: For more information about this and other amazing County Library events, visit or call 801.943.4636.

WHAT: Teen Yule Ball

WHEN: Friday, January 13 – 7-10 pm

WHERE: Library’s Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, Utah 84088


About Salt Lake County Library Services

Each year more than 4.5 million children, teens, adults and businesses visit our 18 Salt Lake County Libraries and the Library’s Viridian Event Center where thousands of free programs and millions of complimentary resources and materials are available to them. We are honored to remain an innovative community hub that provides equal access to information, technology and resources. In addition to our 18 community libraries, we also offer library services in the Salt Lake County Jail and in the Byington Reading Room at South Main Clinic. Our online library,, provides library card holders the opportunity to manage their account, check out books, audiobooks, eaudiobooks, movies, television shows and music or access one of our many free databases – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Library membership is free to Salt Lake County residents and continues to be an excellent return on investment for the community.