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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!
A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.Orson Welles
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!
Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.Thomas Huxley
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.
Joy is a subtle elf; I think one's happiest when he forgets himself.Cyril Tourneur
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.
The City Library has eBooks!
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!
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.
The City Library offers downloadable ebooks & eaudiobooks with Overdrive and OneClickDigital, music with Freegal, and streaming movies with Films on Demand. With your library card, just click to explore!
Films On Demand is a web-based service that allows you to view streaming videos anytime, anywhere. Thousands of videos are available for in-class use and remote viewing from the library, in the dorm, or at home.
The City Library receives loads of new materials every month. Read More to see lists of our most recent acquisitions, organized by material type and month.