Get to know new faces from your neighborhood and expose yourself to books you might not normally read at this monthly book club gathering. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.
Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm
The Internet can be a place that facilitates conversations about books.John Green
Book Trailer Contest
Showcase your talent for critical acclaim and the chance to win a GoPro camera and other great prizes! Salt Lake area residents of all ages are invited to submit an original book trailer to be considered for The City Library’s Book Trailer Awards.
Performing, for me, has always been a very inner processBarbra Streisand
12 Minutes Max
A monthly showcase of short new works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, come see new pieces in music, dance, writing, film, theater, performance art and the like, each 12 minutes or less.
If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.Milton Berle
Sustaining Your Small Business
Join the Library and experts from Salt Lake SCORE to explore topics related to business ownership. In May, find out how marketing yourself and managing your personal brand can help you build a dedicated client and fan base.
Summer Concert Series at The City Library
Discover local bands and musicians in genres ranging from folk and bluegrass to sauce rock and swing. The City Library's Summer Concert Series will feature live performances all summer long at the Main Library and Anderson-Foothill, Day-Riverside, Marmalade, and Sprague branches.
When the breath is calmed, the mind too will be still.Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika
Join Salt Lake Power Yoga on the scenic rooftop of the Main Library for free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and levels of expertise. Yoga classes will be offered two times each month May through August.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.Jim Rohn
Build a better world with The City Library's Super Summer Challenge! Beginning June 1, visit any City Library location to sign up, receive a Super Summer Challenge tracker, and start working toward entry into prize drawings. Fun, free events will also be offered at the Library all summer long.
The Salt Lake City Library hosts art exibits throughout the year. We also lists citywide exhibits here and in our events calendar. If you are a local artist, click on "Call for Entries" to get involved.
Avenues Open Studios: Works by Local Artists Reception: July 8, 3pm Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Shadow and Light: Photography by the Salt Lake Photographic Print Society Reception: Mon, Jun 5, 7pm Main Library, Lower Urban Room
Connecting Threads: Book Art by Naomi S. Adams Reception: Sat, July 15, 4pm Marmalade Branch
The All-State Utah High School Art Show Reception: Thu, June 22, 6pm Main Library, Gallery at Library Square
Anthropocene: Paintings by Luke Watson Reception: Sat, July 8, 2pm Chapman Branch
Tao of Rudy: Essential Dog-ma for Everyday Joy Paintings by Corinne Humphrey Main Library, Children's Gallery
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Exhibits are chosen by a staff committee according to the needs and interests of the community, the variety of shows, the artistic quality of the works, and the suitability of format for each library's physical space. Submissions are accepted twice annually: during the two-week periods prior to April 10 and October 10.
TEEN ART EXHIBIT CALL FOR ENTRIES
Teen artists and art instructors, submit your or your student's portfolio to be featured at The City Library! We are always on the lookout for original art exhibitions for the Main Library's Canteena Space on Level 2, and welcome submissions year-round.