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 CompanyApril 30 · Marmalade branch · 7 pm
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.
celebration of all things Star WarsChapman · Glendale · Sweet · Marmalade
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.
Technology is all about building human connections.Padmasree Warrior
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 timeThomas 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.
The Cruelest Month: World War I Commemorative EventsChapman Branch
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.
Alice's Adventures in Rose ParkApril 25 · 3:30pm · Day-Riverside
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.
Apply to join the Teen Squadnow 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.