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August 2, 2019

Summer Readers Receive Free Admission During Library Days at the Natural History Museum of Utah

Jeff Buydos - Email
(801) 944-7522

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah­­—Participants who completed the County Library’s Summer Reading Program will receive free admission during Library Days at the Natural History Museum of Utah at the Rio Tinto Center at the University of Utah.

Entrance during Library Days will include the many interactive exhibits the museum has to offer, as well as a scavenger hunt, crafts, Music and Movement and a visit with Owlexander, the County Library’s mascot. A special Adult Night includes backroom tours that will provide attendees with exclusive access to minerals and fossils cared for by the museum. The Grey Hounds will perform as part of Blues and BBQ during Adult Night. Food will be available for purchase. Parking may be limited. 

“We’re extremely excited to once again partner with the Natural History Museum of Utah to reward summer readers of all ages,” said County Library Outreach Manager, Stephanie Anderson. “We’re both thrilled so many people in Salt Lake County read, created, learned, played and connected during this year’s Summer Reading Program.”

Finishers can pick up their free ticket to Library Days by taking their completed Reading Record to any open County Library branch. All Summer Reading Challenge participants will receive $2 off admission through September 30, 2019 by simply showing their library cards.

For a calendar of events at the County Library, please visit Please visit for a calendar of events at the Natural History Museum of Utah.

What: Library Days at the Natural History Museum of Utah

When: Saturday, August 10, 10 am–5 pm
                Sunday, August 11, 10 am–5 pm
                Wednesday, August 14, 5–9 pm (Adult Night)

Where: Natural History Museum of Utah
                 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City


About Salt Lake County Library

Salt Lake County Library is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our community by inspiring imagination, satisfying curiosity and providing a great place for everyone to visit. You belong at the County Library and your interest to read, create, learn, play and connect is supported by our employees, programs, collection and online resources. Early and lifelong learning, as well as equal access for all, are at the forefront of all that we do.

About the Natural History Museum of Utah

The Natural History Museum of Utah illuminates the natural world and the place of humans within it. We do this within the context of the extraordinary landscape of Utah. The Natural History Museum of Utah is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and in those five decades has developed a reputation of excellence in research, education, exhibitions, collections stewardship and community service.

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