• Temporary Closure

    The Sprague Branch is temporarily closed for repairs due to flood damage sustained from overnight rainstorms on July 26, 2017. Tell the world how much the Sprague Branch means to you! Share photos and stories on social media using #MySprague.

  • Monster Used Book Sale Oct 11-14 · Main Library Book Sale Area

    Find spooky great deals on books, music, movies, and more! The Friends of The City Library Monster Used Book Sale offers a well-rounded collection of materials for all ages, all available at bargain prices. For this sale we’ll have notably large quantities of children’s and teen fiction, sci-fi and fantasy, cookbooks, history, and religion books.

  • No More Overdue Fines
    The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach

    No More Overdue Fines

    The City Library will no longer charge fines for materials that are returned after their due date.

  • Bob Ross Paint-Along
    Let's Have a little evergreen tree, and he lives right there. He's a nice tree. Bob Ross

    Bob Ross Paint-Along

    Follow along with an episode of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross and paint your own happy little trees.

  • Freedom to Read Banned Books Week Discussions

    Celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week 2017 with two community discussions on banned and challenged books.

  • You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou

    Explore unique projects and activies in these weekly workshops. Create something to take home, use, or consume. We'll provide the materials, you provide the imagination.

  • The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    This month, explore #SLCPLpicks related to genealogy and family history, wisdom and aging, and honoring and respecting our elders.

  • ACT® Study Session
    We Shall Not Cease from Exploration. T.S. Eliot

    ACT® Study Session

    Get prepped for the ACT® college admissions test. Teens ages 14–18 are invited to this series of peer study sessions where you can work together as a group to review test subjects, learn testing strategies, and practice taking the ACT®.

  • Salt Lake City Performance Art Festival Oct 6–7 · Main Library

    Experience live performance art suitable for all ages and interests. This festival features 12 local and out-of-state artists, each presenting original pieces


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