• Summer Concert Series at The City Library

    Discover local bands and musicians in genres ranging from folk and bluegrass to sauce rock and swing. The City Library's Summer Concert Series will feature live performances all summer long at the Main Library and Anderson-Foothill, Day-Riverside, Marmalade, and Sprague branches.

  • Jane Austen Celebration
    If I could but know his heart, everything would become easy. From "Sense and Sensibility"

    Jane Austen Celebration

    Join us for a celebration of all things Jane Austen, as 2017 marks the 200th anniversary of her death. Tea and cookies will be served at both events.

  • Eid al-Fitr Celebration Sat, Jul 8, 12–5:30pm · Marmalade Branch

    Mark the end of Ramadan at The City Library. Join us for remarks from keynote speaker Professor Nebil Husayn, followed by a lively and interactive discussion. Festivities will also include crafts, storytime, a fashion show, traditional finger foods, and Ramadan trivia by Faeiza's Initiative.

  • Randel Mcgee and Groark Puppet Show

    Kids ages 4 and up and their grownups can enjoy fast-paced comedy, hilarious storytelling, and memorable melodies from the internationally acclaimed comedy storytelling duo, Randel McGee & Groark.

  • Book Trailer Contest
    The Internet can be a place that facilitates conversations about books. John Green

    Book Trailer Contest

    Showcase your talent for critical acclaim and the chance to win a GoPro camera and other great prizes! Salt Lake area residents of all ages are invited to submit an original book trailer to be considered for The City Library’s Book Trailer Awards.

  • Tech League
    Technology is all about building human connections. Padmasree Warrior

    Tech League

    The City Library’s Tech League aims to build a more digitally inclusive community through information, workshops, events, and classes. The Tech League's goal is to understand who in our community lacks Internet access and to bring the Library's resources and tools to those individuals to foster independence, connection, and success in our digital world.

  • Alt Press Fest 2017 Sat, July 8, 12–4pm

    The City Library’s ninth annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. Visit with local artists and see their wares, watch prints be made with a steam roller, create sumi ink illustrations, and take part in gelatin printing and zine-making workshops.

  • Buy quality, buy organic, buy natural, go to the farmers market. Michael Symon

    Join us on Saturday, July 15 for our annual Used Book Sale at the Downtown Farmers Market! Hundreds of books, DVDs, and children’s materials to choose from—all at bargain prices!

  • Candy Construction

    Enjoy a sweet exploration of construction. Kids will be able to imagine and build structures, characters, and more with provided candy and supplies.

  • Bridges don't fall from the sky, they don't rise from the ground. People build them. Eboo Patel

    Build a better world this summer with The City Library’s Super Summer Challenge! Get started by exploring select titles from this Super Summer Challenge booklist.



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