• Celebra Cinco de Mayo
    Cinco de Mayo May 5 · 3 pm · Chapman Branch

    Celebra Cinco de Mayo

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with festive crafts, entertainment, and a piñata. Then at 5pm, stay for a screening of Cantinflas (2014), a biopic of Mexico's most beloved comedy film star.

  • "Fun Home" Discussion with Salt Lake Acting Company
    "Fun Home" Discussion with Salt Lake Acting Company April 30 · Marmalade branch · 7 pm

    "Fun Home" Discussion with Salt Lake Acting Company

    Members of the Salt Lake Acting Company will host a panel discussion exploring the themes and big questions of Fun Home: the Musical, based on Alison Bechdel's award-winning graphic novel.

  • Star Wars Day
    celebration of all things Star Wars Chapman · Glendale · Sweet · Marmalade

    Star Wars Day

    Kids and teens will make space-worthy crafts, get their millennium snack-on, and take in a screening of The Last Jedi at the Glendale Branch. Enjoy galactic crafts, prizes, snacks, a costume contest, and a screening of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope at the Sweet Branch. Star Wars crafts, selfies with Darth Vader, and a screening of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope at the Chapman Branch. At the Marmalade Branch young Jedi can enjoy an afternoon of Star Wars-themed games, snacks, and crafts.

  • Become a Technology Mentor
    Technology is all about building human connections. Padmasree Warrior

    Become a Technology Mentor

    In partnership with the International Rescue Committee, Technology Mentors support refugee families recently resettled into the Salt Lake City area by empowering them to unlock the potential of technology. Mentors guide refugees in navigating a new community and creating a safe space for the family to learn and grow in their technology use and English skills.

  • Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time Thomas Merton

    A monthly showcase of short new works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, come see new pieces in music, dance, writing, film, theater, performance art and the like, each 12 minutes or less.

  • Year of Centennial Celebration
    The Chapman Branch has served the people of Salt Lake since May 27, 1918.

    Year of Centennial Celebration

    Throughout the year there will be Centennial events like Chapman's 100th birthday party! Look out for decades-themed book displays and share your personal memories of #chapman100.

  • The Cruelest Month: World War I Commemorative Events
    The Cruelest Month: World War I Commemorative Events Chapman Branch

    The Cruelest Month: World War I Commemorative Events

    When the Chapman Branch opened in May of 1918, World War I still raged in Europe. April of that year marked a turning point that eventually led to the Armistice, ending that great and terrible war. As part of a month-long commemoration of that “cruelest month,” the branch will hold film screenings, talks, and other commemorations.

  • Annual Day-Riverside Spring Celebration:
    Alice's Adventures in Rose Park April 25 · 3:30pm · Day-Riverside

    Annual Day-Riverside Spring Celebration:

    This Spring, you won't need to fall down the rabbit hole — the Day-Riverside Branch is your shortcut to Wonderland! It's an Alice in Wonderland evening for the whole family. Learn to play croquet, paint the roses red, decorate your own tea cup, and see if you can spot that overdue White Rabbit.

  • Earth Day

    Earth Day

    This month, explore #SLCPLpicks on gardening, growing, and environmental protection in celebration of Earth Day.

  • Apply to join the Teen Squad now through Wed, May 30

    The Teen Squad is a summer-long teen volunteer program that will take place at all City Library locations. Teen Squad members assist librarians with activities during the annual Super Summer Challenge. They do things like sign folks up for the challenge, give out prizes, and help at library events. Salt Lake-area teens who meet certain criteria are invited to apply.


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