• Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration
    Grinches and Sneetches and Cats wearing Hats, Why, who do we have to thank for all that?

    Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration

    Join The City Library, KUED, and Discovery Gateway in celebrating Dr. Seuss's 114th birthday. There will be games, activities, birthday cake, and a special appearance by the Cat in the Hat! Fri, Mar 2, 3–5pm · Main Library, Children’s Library

  • Sweet Reads Book CLub 4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm

    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.

  • Cómo funcionan los impuestos
    Charlas en Chapman sáb, 24 de febrero · 2–3pm

    Cómo funcionan los impuestos

    No deje pasar la oportunidad de aprender de un experto. Como preparador certificado de impuestos, Carlos A. Sánchez tiene muchos años de experiencia ayudando a la comunidad hispanohablante en la preparación de impuestos y la comprensión de las leyes y prácticas tributarias de los EE. UU. Habrá una sección de preguntas y respuestas y un refrigerio.

  • Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants
    One Person can make a difference. And everyone should try. John F. Kennedy

    Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants

    Learn the ten most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, and start looking for funders right away. The City Library will be holding five sessions of this workshop.

  • Thunderball Wed, feb 28, 2pm · Main Library

    All are welcome to enjoy these free movie screenings in the Main Library Auditorium.

  • 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.

  • Showcase your smarts against other trivia geeks

    The second Friday of each month, take part in The Leonardo's Trivia night and see how much you know about current events, science, pop culture, history, and more.

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    As any small business owner knows, starting a business is not glamorous work. Kevin McCarthy

    Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

    Join Salt Lake SCORE for a workshops that will help you get your start-up off the ground. Participants will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and will learn the keys to success.

  • Business Growth Strategies
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Business Growth Strategies

    Join The City Library and Salt Lake SCORE for this monthly workshop series that will help you start up and nurture your small business. You will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and learn the keys to success.

  • Sprague Branch Express Service Available Now

    The City Library’s Sprague Branch has reopened with limited service. The main level of the building is open with "express services," including holds pick-up, a small collection of materials, a handful of public access computers with shortened time limits, and free public WiFi Internet access.

Main Library Tinker Lab
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Teen Night

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Enjoy movies, gaming, and a variety of other activities every Friday at the Main Library Canteena. Snacks will be provided.

Sprague Branch
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CANCELLED: Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Main Library- Community Writing Center
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Grant Writing

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Grant Writing Workshop in 5 parts

Day-Riverside Branch
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Gaming for Kids

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Kids ages 9–12 can play board games as well as games on the Library's Wii and PlayStation 4.

Marmalade Branch
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Kids' Cafe at Marmalade

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Every weekday we’ll be providing free afterschool meals to kids up to age 18.

Main Library, Conference Room E
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Kids' Cafe at Main

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Every weekday we’ll be providing free afterschool snacks to kids up to age 18.

Marmalade Branch
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Video Gaming

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Kids and teens can play provided Wii U and PlayStation 4 games on a first-come, first-served basis and enjoy provided snacks.

Glendale Branch
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Manga and Anime Club

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The Manga and Anime Club meets every Friday. We’ll watch a variety of Anime series, discuss recent Manga reads, play games, create cosplay costumes, and learn more about the Japanese culture that gave rise to these art forms.

Glendale Branch
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Kids' Cafe at Glendale

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Every weekday we’ll be providing free afterschool meals to kids up to age 18.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Video Gaming for Teens

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Take a break with the Day-Riverside Branch's Wii and PlayStation 4 gaming system each week.

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The Confucius Institute at the University of Utah, the Utah Chinese Association of Sciences and Technology, and the Salt Lake City Public Library jointly present the 2018 Utah Children’s Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibit.

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Nominees must be residents of Salt Lake City, work in the city, or demonstrate their contribution to the arts in Salt Lake City.

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Art EXHIBITS

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.

From Jan 22 to Mar 02

2018 Utah Children’s Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibit The Confucius Institute at the University of Utah, the Utah Chinese Association of Sciences and Technology, and the Salt Lake City Public Library jointly present the 2018 Utah Children’s Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibit. Main Library, Children's Gallery

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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.