• 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.

  • Cómo funcionan los impuestos
    Charlas en Chapman sáb, 24 de febrero · 2–3pm

    Cómo funcionan los impuestos

    No deje pasar la oportunidad de aprender de un experto. Como preparador certificado de impuestos, Carlos A. Sánchez tiene muchos años de experiencia ayudando a la comunidad hispanohablante en la preparación de impuestos y la comprensión de las leyes y prácticas tributarias de los EE. UU. Habrá una sección de preguntas y respuestas y un refrigerio.

  • Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration
    Grinches and Sneetches and Cats wearing Hats, Why, who do we have to thank for all that?

    Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration

    Join The City Library, KUED, and Discovery Gateway in celebrating Dr. Seuss's 114th birthday. There will be games, activities, birthday cake, and a special appearance by the Cat in the Hat! Fri, Mar 2, 3–5pm · Main Library, Children’s Library

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Writing for Change
    "If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write." -Martin Luther

    Writing for Change

    Join the Library and the SLCC Community Writing Center for two free workshops that will teach you how to effectively engage in civic dialogue through social media and letter writing.

  • 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.

  • Thunderball Wed, feb 28, 2pm · Main Library

    All are welcome to enjoy these free movie screenings in the Main Library Auditorium.

  • 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.

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Kids' Cafe at Glendale

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Every weekday we’ll be providing free afterschool meals to kids up to age 18.

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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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Cartoon Afternoons

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Every Wednesday, kids ages 9-12 can spend an afternoon enjoying modern cartoon series, then put together a presentation based on the topic.

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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 Do-It-Yourself workshop. Teens ages 10–17 can explore unique projects and create something to take home, use, or consume. We'll provide the materials, you provide the imagination.

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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.

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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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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Help make the Library a better place for teens by taking part in the Teen Advisory Board. This group offers you a space to voice your opinion and shape the direction of teen-oriented Library programming. Snacks and activities will be available at each meeting.

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Family Yoga at Glendale

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Relax your mind and connect with your body with an hour of yoga for all ages and all experience levels.

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Sensory Storytime

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This series of storytimes is intended for kids ages 3-10 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related sensory processing challenges and are functioning at a preschool- to early elementary age-developmental level.

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Every month at these mini-workshops adults and older teens will have an opportunity to “make it and take It” with a craft project, or learn a new trick to practice at home.

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Learn and Grow Playtime

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Bring your kids to an open playtime with Help Me Grow Utah while meeting other grown-ups and learning about your child’s development through play.

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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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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.

From Jan 22 to Mar 02

2018 Utah Children’s Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibit The Confucius Institute at the University of Utah, the Utah Chinese Association of Sciences and Technology, and the Salt Lake City Public Library jointly present the 2018 Utah Children’s Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibit. Main Library, Children's Gallery

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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.