• 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.

  • Job & Career Accelerator
    Work to become, not to acquire. Elbert Hubbard

    Job & Career Accelerator

    The LearningExpress Job and Career Accelerator is a comprehensive and easy-to-use job search application. Start using it now to make your job searching faster and more effective.

  • Your library in the palm of your hand
    The City Library App is Now Available!

    Your library in the palm of your hand

    The City Library's app is now available in each of the App Stores for Apple, Android/Google, Kindle, and Windows Phone devices. With a variety of useful features, the app lets you connect to the Library while you're on the go.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Check out The City Library's Zinio offerings! Full digital copies of your favorite magazines available for download and viewing on your tablet or mobile device. Unlimited access to the entire collection with your Library Card!

  • 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!

  • frequently asked questions
    info about 24/7 library service exploration

    frequently asked questions

    The City Library is considering a pilot of 24/7 Library Service at the Main Library. Click here to find answers to common questions.



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.

LEARN MORE
    woman enjoying music

    people in theater

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.

    mom and daughter enjoying books

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.