• 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.

  • Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time Thomas Merton

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rooftop Yoga
    When the breath is calmed, the mind too will be still. Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika

    Rooftop Yoga

    Join Salt Lake Power Yoga on the scenic rooftop of the Main Library for free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and levels of expertise. Yoga classes will be offered two times each month May through August.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Main Library Rooftop Terrace

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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Open Creative Lab

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The Creative Lab puts awesome technology in your hands for making videos, podcasts, music, 3D printing, and more! Open for Teens Monday and Wednesday evenings.

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Teen DIY at Glendale

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Weekly Teen DIY workshops allow those ages 10–17 to explore unique projects and make something to take home.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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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. For teens ages 12–17.

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Art Afternoon

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Themed art-projects and educational instruction for children up to age 8.

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Open Creative Lab

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The Creative Lab puts awesome technology in your hands for making videos, podcasts, music, 3D printing, and more! Open for Teens Monday and Wednesday evenings.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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This workshop will teach the most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, so you can focus on your organization's mission.

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DrumBus

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The DrumBus is a drum circle on wheels. A facilitator will provide drums and guidance while you experience the fun of group percussion!

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Teen Kickoff Party

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Teens can sign up for the Super Summer Challenge then join a breakdancing workshop with The Bboy Federation, sing karaoke, complete an obstacle course, and get temporary tattoos, all while enjoying pizza.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Yoga for Families

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Relax your mind and connect with your body with a professionally-led yoga session for all ages and all experience levels.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Manga Club

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A Friday meetup where teens can watch a variety of anime series, discuss recent manga reads, play games, make cosplay costumes, and learn more about the Japanese culture that gave rise to these art forms.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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STEAM Makerspace: Engineering

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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How-to DIY

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Every month adults and older teens can “make it and take it” with a craft project, or learn a new skill to practice at home. Materials provided.

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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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Book Break

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Take a mid-day break to relax and listen to a story with read-alouds, audio books, or podcasts, along with simple activities. Participants will earn an extra hour of computer time!

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G Suite Training

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Google's G Suite offers Gmail, word processing with Docs, spreadsheets with Sheets, and more! Learn how to take advantage of these free tools.

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Poetry Open Mic

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Poetry is a way to connect with yourself and connect with others. Adults, share your words at the Glendale Branch and let yourself be free in a safe space to explore the beauty of poetry and community.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Improv Workshop

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Learn the basics of improvisation, practice word association and other improv techniques, then construct your own narrative.

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Solar Oven S'mores

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Make s'mores using heat from the sun and an "oven" made from recycled materials.

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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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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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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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Musical Jeopardy

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Test your music knowledge with this Jeopardy-style music trivia game!

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STEAM Makerspace: Wind & Weather

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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Musical Bridge

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Kids ages 6–9 will learn musical theory concepts through songs, games, rhythm and tonal activities, and musical instruments/props.

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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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Book Break

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Take a mid-day break to relax and listen to a story with read-alouds, audio books, or podcasts, along with simple activities. Participants will earn an extra hour of computer time!

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Yoga for Families

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Relax your mind and connect with your body with a professionally-led yoga session for all ages and all experience levels.

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Shrinky Dinks

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Customize Shrinky Dinks to make zipper-pulls, jewelry, tiny art, or anything else you can dream up.

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Musical Bridge

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Kids ages 6–9 will learn musical theory concepts through songs, games, rhythm and tonal activities, and musical instruments/props.

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Creative Writing Basics

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Join the SLCC Community Writing Center in this workshop on the basics of creative writing.

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Improv Workshop

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Learn the basics of improvisation, practice word association and other improv techniques, then construct your own narrative.

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Hula Hoop Making

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<p>Make your own hula hoop and learn some simple tricks.</p>

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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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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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STEAM Makerspace: Writing & Art

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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Pick Jewelry Making

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Use a guitar-pick punch to create unique jewelry out of guitar picks!

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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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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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Book Break

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Take a mid-day break to relax and listen to a story with read-alouds, audio books, or podcasts, along with simple activities. Participants will earn an extra hour of computer time!

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Water Wars!

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A day of outdoor play! Make sure to bring a change of clothes and a towel — you WILL get wet!

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Manga Club

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A Friday meetup where teens can watch a variety of anime series, discuss recent manga reads, play games, make cosplay costumes, and learn more about the Japanese culture that gave rise to these art forms.

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STEAM Makerspace: Technology

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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Movie: Every Day

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Popcorn and a screening of Every Day, adapted from the best-selling novel by David Levithan.

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This workshop will teach the most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, so you can focus on your organization's mission.

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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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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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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.