• 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.

  • The most creative people have a childlike facility to play. John Cleese

    The City Library offers various classes each month to introduce the community to the various software titles available for use in the Creative Lab.

  • 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.

  • Main Library Children's Library and Rooftop Terrace

    Two areas of the Main Library are currently closed for repairs and renovation. The Children's Library is closed until May 4 while new shelving is installed, and the Rooftop Terrace is closed until May 1 while several leaks are addressed.

  • "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.

  • Marmalade Coffee and Chocolate society Book Club 3rd Monday of each month · 7–8pm

    Join the Marmalade Branch for this literary and culinary book-club experience. Coffee- and chocolate-themed books will be provided by the Library while the Marmalade Coffee and Chocolate Society and Moka offer the latest delights from local artisan producers. Registration is required.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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