• Book Trailer Contest
    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.

  • 12 Minutes Max
    Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra 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.

  • 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.

  • Buy quality, buy organic, buy natural, go to the farmers market. Michael Symon

    Join us on Saturday, July 15 for our annual Used Book Sale at the Downtown Farmers Market! Hundreds of books, DVDs, and children’s materials to choose from—all at bargain prices!

  • Sustaining Your Small Business
    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.

  • Every time I go to a movie, it's magic, no matter what the movie's about. Steven Spielberg

    Take in big screen showings of summer blockbusters at The City Library! Classic movies will be presented under the twinkling night sky on the east lawn of Library Square. Grab a blanket, bring some snacks, and enjoy a night of outdoor movie magic.

  • August Members Only Used Book Sale Sat, Aug 5, 9am-Noon

    Friends of The City Library are invited to shop the Members-Only Used Book Sale from 9am–Noon. The sale will be open to the public from Noon–6pm.

  • Savvy Senior Movies
    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

  • 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.

  • Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper 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.

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Book Trailer Call for Entries

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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.

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Pen Pal Project

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Kids can earn an additional entry into their Super Summer Challenge prize basket drawing by writing a letter to another City Library location.

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Read-a-Thon

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Grab your favorite book and head to the library for a read-a-thon!

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Wind Tunnel

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Kids and families can experiment with the power of the wind as they create devices and watch them fly in Thanksgiving Point’s Wind Tunnel.

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Fotos

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Aprenda a bajar fotos de su cámara o celular y guardar en su computadora o USB.

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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.

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Zumba for Kids

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Kids ages 5 and up can take part in rockin’, high-energy Zumba classes that feature fun and kid-friendly routines and games.

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Teclado y mouse

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Conozca bien cómo usar el teclado y el mouse.

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Fun Food with Food Sense

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Learn how to make easy, tasty, and nutritious budget-friendly meals in a series of workshops hosted by the USU Extension Service.

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Design Your Own Decal

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Use the Creative Lab’s Cricut machine to design and make your own vinyl decal.

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Google

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Aprenda como usar aplicaciones de Google: Gmail, Drive, Docs, y Calendar.

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Preschool Building Zone

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Take part in a special building adventure. Kids ages 3–5 can work with blocks and diggers while wearing special work aprons and hard hats provided by the Library.

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Music Together

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Bring your little ones to this exploration of music and movement brought to you by the experts from Music Together.

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Adventure Dance

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Kids ages 5–10 can join Imagination Place for an exploration of children’s literature, movement, and dance.

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Correo Electrónico

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Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico. Aprenda a mandar fotos, adjuntar archivos etc.

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Engineering Challenge

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Challenge your mind and mettle in this tournament, where you’ll compete against other teens using science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

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Animal Safari Campout

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Celebrate the end of the Super Summer Challenge with a “campout” featuring tents, animal stories, music, and s’mores.

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Currículo

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Aprenda como componer un currículo profesional y poner la información adecuada.

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Storytime Celebration

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Join the Library during regularly-scheduled Preschool Storytimes for stories, songs, and other fun surprises.

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Buscar empleo

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Aprenda como buscar trabajo por medio del internet y agregar toda información adecuadamente.

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Board Meetings are open to the public. Monthly meetings of the Salt Lake City Public Library Board of Directors are regularly scheduled on the fourth Monday of every month at 4pm in the Board Room of the Main Library located at 210 East 400 South. Occasionally, a monthly board meeting may be scheduled for a different date, time, or location. Please contact The City Library at 801-524-8200 to verify the date, time, and location of board meetings.

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All City Libraries will be closed on Sunday, Dec 24, 2017 for Christmas Eve, as well as Monday, Dec 25, 2017, to commemorate Christmas Day.

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All City Libraries will be closed on Sunday, Dec 24, 2017 for Christmas Eve, as well as Monday, Dec 25, 2017, to commemorate Christmas Day.

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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.

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.