• 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.

  • Bike the Branches
    Bike The Branches Sun, May 20 · Noon · Main Library

    Bike the Branches

    Learn about safe urban bike riding from the Bicycle Collective and take part in a group ride that will depart from the Main Library and stop at the Glendale, Day-Riverside, and Marmalade Branches. The bike ride will be approximately 15 miles long, with stops for refreshments at each Library location. Bike riders of all ages are welcome. Be sure to wear a helmet! Space is limited and registration is required for this program.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
    The Mountain Between Us Main Library Auditorium · May 9 · 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Film has the power to take you around the world or travel through time. 3rd Thu of each month · 6:30–8:30pm

    Monthly screenings of powerful films examining current and historical social issues from throughout the world. Selections coincide with the Marmalade Branch's Monthly Collection Highlight themes.

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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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Yarn Social

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Take part in a crochet, knitting, or other craft project each week.

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Yarn Social

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Take part in a crochet, knitting, or other craft project each week.

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Teen DIY at Day-Riverside

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Weekly Teen DIY workshops allow those ages 12–17 to explore unique projects and make something to take home, use, or even eat.

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Playtime Book Club for Grownups

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Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

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Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

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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.

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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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Join us for a free film series the fourth Saturday of each month. Movie fans of all ages are welcome to attend, and refreshments will be provided.

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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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Teen Video Gaming

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Teens can grab a snack and take a break with the Day-Riverside Branch's Wii and PlayStation 4. Games are available on a first-come, first serve basis.

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Manga and Anime Club

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This club meets the 2nd Saturday of each month. We’ll watch a variety of anime series, discuss recent manga reads, play games, and learn more about the Japanese culture that gave rise to these art forms. For teens ages 12–17.

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Join other Day-Riverside detectives for this monthly reading discussion group. Each month we'll highlight a different sub-genre, and you'll be encouraged to discuss your favorite reading recommendations.

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Board Gaming

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Teens and Tweens ages 10–17 can learn a new game or play something from the branch's collection.

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Jump Rope Workshop

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Kids and families can meet competitive jump-ropers from Extreme Elevation and learn rope skills and tricks.

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A weekly support and discussion group for creators, writers, artists, or anyone who wants to empower themselves creatively during the summer!

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LEGO® bricks will be provided for kids to dream up creations based around a new theme each month. Children will be invited to explain their projects. Family participation is encouraged!

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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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Art Exhibit Opening

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Artist's reception for N.M. Dubon's 35mm photographs of motorcycles and landscapes.

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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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Open Mic Night

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Performers of all ages can share their talent — music, dance, poetry, comedy, or anything else! Amateurs and beginners are welcome. Material must be appropriate for all ages. Sign-up is first-come, first-perform.

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Happy Hula

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Happy Polynesian Dance Group uses dance and music the cultures of the Cook Islands, New Zealand, Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji and Samoa. You're invited to learn and dance with them!

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Family Yoga at Day-Riverside

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Enjoy an hour of yoga with family and friends. Everyone is welcome, and all levels of experience are accepted.

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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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Teen DIY: Tie-Dye

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Weekly craft program for tweens and teens, ages 10–17.

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Rhythms at Riverside

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The last Thursday of each month, these concerts will highlight all styles of music — especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park’s community.

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Playtime Book Club for Grownups

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Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

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Teen Video Gaming

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Teens can grab a snack and take a break with the Day-Riverside Branch's Wii and PlayStation 4. Games are available on a first-come, first serve basis.

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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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Follow along with an episode of "The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross" and paint your own happy little trees.

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Open Mic Night

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Performers of all ages can share their talent — music, dance, poetry, comedy, or anything else! Amateurs and beginners are welcome. Material must be appropriate for all ages. Sign-up is first-come, first-perform.

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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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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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3D Print Your Own Instrument

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See a 3D printing demonstration and get your own 3D-printed Ocarina, then add the finishing touches.

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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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Family Yoga at Day-Riverside

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Enjoy an hour of yoga with family and friends. Everyone is welcome, and all levels of experience are accepted.

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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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A weekly support and discussion group for creators, writers, artists, or anyone who wants to empower themselves creatively during the summer!

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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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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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Rhythms at Riverside

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The last Thursday of each month, these concerts will highlight all styles of music — especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park’s community.

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Playtime Book Club for Grownups

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Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

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Movie: Mamma Mia!

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Monthly Movie showing on the 3rd Saturday of each month. All ages.

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A weekly support and discussion group for creators, writers, artists, or anyone who wants to empower themselves creatively during the summer!

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Open Mic Night

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Performers of all ages can share their talent — music, dance, poetry, comedy, or anything else! Amateurs and beginners are welcome. Material must be appropriate for all ages. Sign-up is first-come, first-perform.

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Couple LINKS

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This course helps married or committed adults maintain a healthy and happy relationship.

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Parker Solar Probe

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In late Summer 2018, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will set out on a mission to learn more about the sun and gather scientific data we've never had before.

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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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Follow along with an episode of "The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross" and paint your own happy little trees.

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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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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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Rhythms at Riverside

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The last Thursday of each month, these concerts will highlight all styles of music — especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park’s community.

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Playtime Book Club for Grownups

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Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

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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.