People will learn important safety information during a free event at Summit Pierce County Library, 5107 112th St. E., on Thursday, July 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Families and friends of all ages will meet local firefighters and see a fire engine at Skid Lids and Smoke Eaters: Safety Day with Central Pierce Fire & Rescue. A firefighter will present safety information and answer questions at noon. Participants will be able to buy inexpensive bike helmets (skid lids) and create hip-yet-functional pocket reflectors. No registration required. Friends of the Summit Library sponsor this free event.