• Bob Ross Paint-Along
    Let's have a little evergreen Tree, and he lives right there. He's a nice tree. Bob Ross

    Bob Ross Paint-Along

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

  • Human Rights in Burma and the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Marmalade · Aug 29 · 7pm

    In this interactive panel discussion, local and international experts will address the crisis, the historical and contemporary situation of the Rohingyas, and the broader human rights context across Burma and its neighboring nations. Salt Lake City is home to many resettled members of the Rohingya, Karen, and Karenni populations from Burma and we welcome their contributions to the discussion.

  • Classics Under the Stars
    Outdoor Movies Chapman Branch · Multiple dates

    Classics Under the Stars

    Celebrate the Chapman Branch's Centennial Summer with free popcorn and outdoor screenings of classic films. Bring your own comfy chair and a refreshing beverage, wear a retro outfit, and don't forget the bug spray! All films start at 8:30pm in the back parking lot of the Chapman Branch. Screenings will move indoors in case of rain.

  • Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
    Pacific Rim: Uprising Main Library Auditorium · Aug 22 · 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Storytime and Honey Tasting
    Honey Celebration Sat, Sep 22, 3:30pm · Main Library

    Storytime and Honey Tasting

    Celebrate The Main Library's buzzing bee buddies with a bee-themed children’s storytime, then taste this year’s honey from our rooftop beehives.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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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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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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Escape the Room: My Weird School

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Teams will work together using math, science, and reading to solve puzzles, find the clues, and unlock the boxes. Escape in less than 20 minutes to win a prize! For grade-school kids and teens ages 8–18.

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Level 1 Yoga

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This yoga class is for athletic beginners and more experienced yoga practitioners aged 16 and up.

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Teen DIY at Glendale

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Work out your creative muscles, learn new skills, and make something that's all your own! For tweens and teens ages 10–17.

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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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How-to at Glendale

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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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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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Level 1 Yoga

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This yoga class is for athletic beginners and more experienced yoga practitioners aged 16 and up.

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Slop: A Musical Storytime Feast

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It's a knee-slapping, soup-slurping, puppet-performing, opera-singing extravaganza. Bring your appetite for this literary feast!

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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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Escape the Room: My Weird School

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Teams will work together using math, science, and reading to solve puzzles, find the clues, and unlock the boxes. Escape in less than 20 minutes to win a prize! For grade-school kids and teens ages 8–18.

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All City Libraries will be closed on Monday, Dec 24, 2018 for Christmas Eve, as well as Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018, to commemorate Christmas Day.

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All City Libraries will be closed on Monday, Dec 24, 2018 for Christmas Eve, as well as Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018, 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.