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.
Sweet Reads Book CLub4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm
Chapman Chats: a Guide to Sea Kayaking in Utah and BeyondSat, Mar 24 · 2pm, Chapman Branch
Poplar Grove resident Barbara Rufenacht has taken sea kayak trips all over the world. Learn the basics of sea kayaking and how it's different from river or whitewater kayaking, and get the inside scoop on Rufenacht's open-water adventures. Even better, get tips on how to start sea kayaking right on the Jordan River! Q&A and refreshments to follow.
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.
Cómo Hacer Arroz Mexicano y Tortillas FrescasCon cocinera Martha Sarinana
Chapman Charlas en español
Cuando se trata de tortillas, las caseras son difíciles de superar. Acompaña a la cocinera Martha Sarinana en una divertida clase de cocina. Observa sus técnicas para hacer tortillas frescas y arroz mexicano, y luego saborea los deliciosos resultados. ¡Buen Provecho!
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.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same timeThomas 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.
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.
Salt Lake City Performance Art Festival: Call for Proposals Submit your idea for performance at this year's Performance Art Festical, scheduled to take place Oct 5–6. Main Library
Sounds of Silk: Instruments and Textiles from Silk Road Cultures Reception: Sat, Feb 24, 4–5:30pm Marmalade Branch
The Thunder, Perfect Mind: Digital Artwork by Todd Powelson Reception: Sat, Mar 10, 3–5pm Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
West High School 2018 International Baccalaureate Visual Art Show Frist Reception: Thu, March, 22 7–8:30pm Second Reception: Thu, Apr 5, 7–8:30pm Main Library
Images from Thomas B. Szalay's new book "Timeless" Reception: Mon, Mar 12, 6:30–8pm Main Library, Level 2 Canteena
Cory Dumont: Artwork by Cory Dumont Reception: Sat, Mar 10, 4–5pm Chapman Branch
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.