• 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.

  • Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • You only need one ray of light to chase all the shadows away. Fredrik Backman, "A Man Called Ove"

    United We Read SLC is an initiative for everyone in Salt Lake County to connect by reading the same book and by sharing their experience with others. Community members are invited to participate in discussions, programs, and events and to contribute to a public collection of stories of kindness—random, intentional, received, and given.

  • 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.

  • Build a Better World

    Celebrate the start of the Super Summer Challenge with a variety of enjoyable activities taking place at all Library locations from Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 4. Be sure to visit your nearest City Library to sign up for the Super Summer Challenge and pick up a tracker and calendar of events.

CREATIVE LAB EVENTS
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Father’s Day 3D Print

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Design and 3D print a custom tie clip or money clip for Father’s Day.

Marmalade Branch
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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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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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.

Anderson-Foothill
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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.

Main Library Creative Lab
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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.

Chapman Branch
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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.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Celebrate Embrace Your Geekness Day by taking and editing your own geeky photos using equipment in the Library’s Creative Lab.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Create a Wearable Planter

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Use the Library’s 3D printing software and equipment to create a miniature planter that can travel with you on the road.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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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.

Main Library Creative Lab
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GarageBand: Part I

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Learn the basics of and become familiar with Apple’s GarageBand music creation software.

Glendale Branch
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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.

Sprague Branch
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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.

Main Library Creative Lab
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GarageBand: Part II

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Learn how to record, edit, and mix your own music with Apple’s GarageBand music creation software.

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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 Apr 22 to Jun 09

Paintings By Bill Lee Reception: Sat, Apr 22, 4pm Main Library, Gallery at Library Square

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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.