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Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Anthony "Buckets" Blakes of the Harlem Globetrotters joins in singing a song as he reads and performs Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, for a group of kids and their parents at the Salt Lake Main Library, for the library's 10th birthday.

SALT LAKE CITY — Harlem Globetrotter Anthony "Buckets" Blakes read to a group of kids at the Salt Lake Main Library Friday, and then dazzled them with brief display of the Globetrotters' signature ball-handling wizardry.


Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has proclaimed Feb. 8 as Harlem Globetrotters Day in the city. The Globetrotters will play a game at EnergySolutions Arena on Monday at 7 p.m.