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Salt Lake County to kick off summer library program

Published: Thursday, May 22 2014 1:36 p.m. MDT

The Salt Lake County Library System has announced the kickoff event for its summer reading program.

Tom Smart, Deseret News

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WEST JORDAN — The Salt Lake County Library System has announced the kickoff event for its summer reading program.

This year’s program is called “Fizz, Boom, Read!” The annual kickoff party will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Viridian Event Center and Veterans Memorial Park, 8030 S. 1825 West.

There will be free live music, entertainers, activities, exhibitors, a giant inflatable playground, train rides and crafts for kids. The West Jordan police and fire departments will be on hand with a fire truck and ambulance available for kids to explore. Children can sign up for the summer reading program at the party.

Families are invited to bring blankets and a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park, or purchase lunch from food trucks.

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