• Library Elf is here to help
    Joy is a subtle elf; I think one's happiest when he forgets himself. Cyril Tourneur

    Library Elf is here to help

    The City Library now offers Library Elf, a web-based service to help keep your whole family's library accounts in order, with options for text message alerts when items are due and much more.

  • Zinio Digital Magazines
    We read to know that we are not alone. William Nicholson

    Zinio Digital Magazines

    Full digital copies of your favorite magazines! View magazines on both your computer or mobile device. Unlimited access to the entire collection.

  • Learn a Language
    Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Learn a Language

    The City Library's Mango Languages database can help you expand your language toolkit.

  • Overdrive: Ebooks & EAudiobooks
    Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. William Arthur Ward

    Overdrive: Ebooks & EAudiobooks

    The City Library's connection to Overdrive provides cardholders with access to free downloads of e-books and e-audiobooks

  • introducing indieflix!
    A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet. Orson Welles

    introducing indieflix!

    This streaming movie service provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries. With thousands of films to choose from across more than 50 countries, IndieFlix offers a viewing experience you can't get anywhere else. And it's all free with your library card!

  • Seeking Board Members
    Your library is your portrait. Holbrook Jackson

    Seeking Board Members

    The City Library Board has vacancies. Visit the Library Board page for information and application instructions.

  • Free Access to Lynda.com
    Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. Thomas Huxley

    Free Access to Lynda.com

    slcpl.org/lynda provides an extensive library of training videos on practically any software program imaginable, including business productivity programs, professional design software, audio and video production, mobile platforms, and so much more.

  • Free Music Downloads
    All music is beautiful. Billy Strayhorn

    Free Music Downloads

    Check out Freegal, The City Library's free (legal!) music download service.

  • Have a tablet or smartphone? Put a book on it!
    The City Library has eBooks!

    Have a tablet or smartphone? Put a book on it!

    The City Library offers eBooks and downloadable audiobooks, free with your Library Card. If you haven't checked out our eBook and downloadable audiobook offerings lately, it's now easier than ever to browse and download over 15,000 titles. You can read or listen anytime, anywhere, on any mobile device!

  • I am a literary animal. For me, everything ends in literature. Carlos Fuentes

    Pick up an Adult Summer Reading tracker at any City Library location to participate. Simply attend one library program per month and read one book of your choice each month from June through August. Patrons can count attendance at any library program towards their Adult Summer Reading progress, including library programs attended in conjunction with a child's participation in Kids Summer Reading or Teen Summer Reading. Click below for a list of several adult programs to consider attending!

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The City Library is pleased to provide access to dozens of databases for our patrons at all City Library locations. In addition, if you have a City Library card and internet access, you can access many of these database resources from your home.

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    Book Clubs
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