• Library Budget
    An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin

    Library Budget

    For the first time since 2004 The City Library is proposing a budget that will require a revenue increase for operational funding. We have created a page of Frequently Asked Questions to help you understand the factors contributing to the requested increase for additional revenue.

  • Tea Tuesdays
    The tea ceremony wonderfully lifts the mind above the perplexities of life. D.T. Suzuki

    Tea Tuesdays

    Join Moka and Earth + Sky Teas for a series of casual, hands-on workshops focused on teas for wellness, peace, and tradition.

  • Happy Hula Dance Fri, May 26, 4pm, Glendale Branch

    Learn about Polynesian culture through dance with Provo-based entertainment group Happy Hula. Kids and families will be able to take part in dances originating from the Cook Islands, New Zealand, Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji, and Samoa.

  • You are worth more than your darkness.

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This month, we encourage you to explore materials that address the importance of mental health and the connection between mind and body. Select titles offer a glimpse of what life with a mental illness feels like or share a point of view that may help individuals who are struggling with mental illness to explain what they are going through.

  • Happy Hunger Games, and May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor. Effie Trinket

    Enjoy an exciting night of trivia, stage-fighting, and more at this after-hours event! Teens are invited to this Hunger Games-themed celebration where they'll be able to take part in Capitol makeovers, cupcake decorating in Peeta's bakery, and photo booth opportunities.

  • Whatever good things we build end up building us. Jim Rohn

    Build a better world with The City Library's Super Summer Challenge! Beginning June 1, visit any City Library location to sign up, receive a Super Summer Challenge tracker, and start working toward entry into prize drawings. Fun, free events will also be offered at the Library all summer long.

  • Build a Better World

    Celebrate the start of the Super Summer Challenge with a variety of enjoyable activities taking place at all Library locations from Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 4. Be sure to visit your nearest City Library to sign up for the Super Summer Challenge and pick up a tracker and calendar of events.

  • If I can touch people’s minds and hearts, they will accept me. Safi S. M. Safiullah

    Safi S. M. Safiullah was named Librarian of the Year by the Utah Library Association on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at the association’s annual conference. Safiullah, the Manager of the Salt Lake City Public Library’s Marmalade Branch, was recognized for his career in community engagement and lifelong support of libraries and education around the world.

  • Gain hands-on work experience, meet other local teens, and have fun while helping out the Library!

    Be part of The City Library's Teen Squad! The Teen Squad is a summer-long teen volunteer program that will take place at all City Library locations.

  • Holiday Closure
    For those who here gave their lives that their nation might live. Abraham Lincoln

    Holiday Closure

    In honor of Memorial Day, all City Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 29, and will reopen during regular operating hours on Tuesday, May 30.


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