• Long live local music!
    HUM Launch Parties Fri, June 1 · 8pm: Diabolical Records Sat, June 2 · 8pm: Urban Lounge

    Long live local music!

    The City Library will celebrate the launch of HUM — the free, local music digital-streaming service — with two nights of shows. Featuring bands like Salt Lake Electric Ensemble, and Jazz Jaguars. Afterward, find other great local artists at hum.slcpl.org.

  • Main Library Rooftop Terrace

    The Main Library’s Rooftop Terrace is closed until May 31 while several leaks are addressed.

  • Happy Birthday Chapman!
    Be a part of history! Jun 2 · 9am-9pm · chapman branch

    Happy Birthday Chapman!

    Celebrate the Chapman Branch’s 100th Birthday all day long, starting with an opening ceremony featuring the Utah National Guard's 23rd Army Band Brass Quintet, commemorative speeches, and the unveiling of a historical plaque. Throughout the day you can sign up for the Super Summer Challenge, snap a selfie with an antique car, enjoy cake and ice cream, get your own special balloon, or grab some coffee and lunch from Buzzed Coffee and Soul Food food trucks.

  • Computer Classes at The City Library

    The City Library offers a variety of computer classes every month, from introductory classes and basic skills to advanced classes in the Creative Lab.

  • Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
    The Greatest Showman Main Library Auditorium · June 13 · 2pm

    Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday

    On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, watch the most popular movies from the Library's collection on the big screen. No need to wait on the hold list to see these hits!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Yoga Flow
    Yoga Flow Marmalade Branch

    Yoga Flow

    Yoga Flow combines music and yoga for a unique class designed for all experience levels. Led by certified teacher Sarah Kelly, this class centers on breath awareness, as well as promoting a sense of calm meditative focus as you move through various yoga poses.

  • Charlas Chapman
    Charlas Chapman: Las Bibliotecas de Ayer, de Hoy y de Mañana Sucursal de Chapman · 26 de Mayo · 2pm

    Charlas Chapman

    En 2018, la Sucursal de Chapman cumple 100 años! Para celebrarlo, llevará a cabo las Charlas Chapman en español, una serie de programas informativos y entretenidos, ¡todos presentados en español! Esta mes, presentamos "Las Bibliotecas de Ayer, de Hoy y de Mañana: Espacios Públicos Dinámicos para el Siglo XXI."

  • 2-day Grant Writing Workshop
    2-day Grant Writing Workshop May 23-24 · 9am-4pm · MAIN

    2-day Grant Writing Workshop

    Join The City Library and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a two-day, beginning workshop on grant writing. At the workshop, you'll gain a greater understanding of what it takes to create a competitive grant application for your organization. You'll also learn about common factors in grant proposals, working with partners, how to evaluate success, and more.

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Juan Tomás Lee Morales guiará a los participantes en una conversación sobre las bibliotecas de nuestra niñez y sobre los cambios que han ocurrido en nuestra sociedad, en el mundo de la tecnología y en el área de educación y cómo las bibliotecas se han transformado con estos cambios.

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Celebra el centenario de la Sucursal de Chapman con proyecciones de películas para toda la familia que tienen lugar el cuarto sábado de cada mes a las 3pm. Palomitas de maíz gratis..

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Celebra el centenario de la Sucursal de Chapman con proyecciones de películas para toda la familia que tienen lugar el cuarto sábado de cada mes a las 3pm. Palomitas de maíz gratis.

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Celebra el centenario de la Sucursal de Chapman con proyecciones de películas para toda la familia que tienen lugar el cuarto sábado de cada mes a las 3pm. Palomitas de maíz gratis.

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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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Magic with Paul Brewer

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Magical Entertainer Paul Brewer has 30 years of experience entertaining audiences throughout Utah.

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Get to know the little critters all around you! Go on a hunt for local insects and learn the important roles these creatures play in habitats.

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This class incorporates the traditional benefits of Yoga — meditation, breathing, peace, and deep relaxation — with dancing! Kids can bring a stuffed animal for a dance partner.

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Meet HawkWatch International's education birds: a hawk, a falcon, and an owl. Learn the birds' individual stories about how they came to be in captivity and how we can help these species in the wild through our own thoughtful conservation actions.

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Fun Food with Food $ense

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These monthly food demonstrations by Utah State University’s Food $ense team will teach you how to make easy, healthy breakfast foods

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The Sound of Science: Bat Eyes

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Bats can navigate in the dark by making sounds and listening for the echoes off of their surroundings. Learn about light and sound waves, and participate in hands-on experiments that let you can "see" like a bat does.

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Rain Stick Creation

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Kids will make their own sound-making rain stick and decorate it with Cricut stickers. Recommended for ages 5–8.

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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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Zumba Kids

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Zumba Kids classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines and movement games. Recommended for kids 5 and up.

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Candy Creations

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Let your imagination come alive where candy and creativity collide. Candy and other supplies will be provided.

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A Taste of Utah

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Teens can sample delicious treats made by local artisans while learning about different food-making processes. Led by Moka SLC.

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Zumba Kids

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Zumba Kids classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines and movement games. Recommended for kids 5 and up.

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Toddler Musical Playtime

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Toddlers and their caregivers will enjoy this musically enhanced version of our Playtime programs!

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Scales and Tails Reptile Show

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See and touch live reptiles, a crocodilian skull, and one very big snake while learning all about these fascinating creatures. Recommended for 5 and up.

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Bucket Percussion Drum Circle

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This interactive class will have kids learning rhythms, rhythm notation, improvisation, and playing in an ensemble!

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Storytime Celebration

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Celebrate at this special graduation storytime where we will welcome new friends and say goodbye to kids who may be starting school.

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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.



PERFORMANCE ART FESTIVAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Each year, The City Library's Performance Art Festival invites the Salt Lake City community to experience world-class performance art, live and in person, featuring works from respected local and international artists. Curator Kristina Lenzi assembles a varied group of performances, suitable for all ages and interests. If you are interested in performing, please submit a proposal by May 31, 2018.