• 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.

  • 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.

  • I wouldn' say no teh a bit o' yer birthday cake, neither. Hagrid

    Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday and the 20th anniversary of the publication of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone"! All ages will be able to take part in activities that include potion making, the care of magical creatures, magic, and much more.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Summer Used Book Sale Sat, Aug 5, 9am–6pm

    Everyone is invited to shop the Summer Used Book Sale. This event will feature movies, mysteries, cookbooks, and more, all available at bargain prices.

  • 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.

  • Bike the Branches Sun, Aug 6, 12–5pm

    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.

  • Worldstock Sat, July 29 · 1–5pm, Anderson-Foothill
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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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Sounds of Summer

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Sprague Branch's weekly Sounds of Summer Concert Series highlights all styles of music.

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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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Jump Rope Workshop

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Learn new jump rope skills that will impress friends and family.

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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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Chocolate Tasting with Moka

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Learn about and sample a variety of chocolates with experts from Moka. Young chocolate enthusiasts will be able to explore the processes that create this tasty treat, as well as try chocolate samples.

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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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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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Magic with Paul Brewer

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Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah’s top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

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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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Amigos y Libros

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Join us for a series of book discussions that provide Spanish speakers the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussions of books and authors in their native language. Books are chosen from a wide range of subjects and are tailored to the group's preferences.

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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.