• 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.

  • Alt Press Fest 2017 Sat, July 8, 12–4pm

    The City Library’s ninth annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. Visit with local artists and see their wares, watch prints be made with a steam roller, create sumi ink illustrations, and take part in gelatin printing and zine-making workshops.

  • Buy quality, buy organic, buy natural, go to the farmers market. Michael Symon

    Join us on Saturday, July 15 for our annual Used Book Sale at the Downtown Farmers Market! Hundreds of books, DVDs, and children’s materials to choose from—all at bargain prices!

  • 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.

  • Book Trailer Contest
    The Internet can be a place that facilitates conversations about books. John Green

    Book Trailer Contest

    Showcase your talent for critical acclaim and the chance to win a GoPro camera and other great prizes! Salt Lake area residents of all ages are invited to submit an original book trailer to be considered for The City Library’s Book Trailer Awards.

  • Eid al-Fitr Celebration Sat, Jul 8, 12–5:30pm · Marmalade Branch

    Mark the end of Ramadan at The City Library. Join us for remarks from keynote speaker Professor Nebil Husayn, followed by a lively and interactive discussion. Festivities will also include crafts, storytime, a fashion show, traditional finger foods, and Ramadan trivia by Faeiza's Initiative.

  • 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.

  • August Members Only Used Book Sale Sat, Aug 5, 9am-Noon

    Friends of The City Library are invited to shop the Members-Only Used Book Sale from 9am–Noon. The sale will be open to the public from Noon–6pm.

  • 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.

  • Summer Concert Series at The City Library

    Discover local bands and musicians in genres ranging from folk and bluegrass to sauce rock and swing. The City Library's Summer Concert Series will feature live performances all summer long at the Main Library and Anderson-Foothill, Day-Riverside, Marmalade, and Sprague branches.

SUMMER TEEN EVENTS EVENTS
Day-Riverside Branch
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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Help the Library become a better place for teens. This Teen Advisory Board meeting is open to any teen who is interested in shaping the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

Marmalade Branch
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Help the Library become a better place for teens. This Teen Advisory Board meeting is open to any teen who is interested in shaping the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Board Gaming

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Take part in tabletop gaming and meet other teens from your neighborhood.

Anderson-Foothill
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Teen DIY

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Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Book Trailer Call for Entries

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Salt Lake area residents of all ages are invited to submit an original book trailer to be considered for The City Library’s Book Trailer Awards.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Outdoor Games

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can enjoy the outdoors with a variety of sports and gaming equipment.

Marmalade Branch
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Movie Club

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Enjoy free screenings of popular movies Wednesday at the Marmalade Branch.

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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Chocolate Tasting with Moka

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Learn about and sample a variety of chocolates with experts from Moka. Young chocolate enthusiasts will be able to explore the processes that create this tasty treat, as well as try chocolate samples.

Glendale Branch
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Throw Back Thursdays

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Take part in a new activity each week, including video gaming, outdoor activities, crafts, karaoke, and more.

Marmalade Branch
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Teen DIY

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Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

Chapman Branch
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Read-a-Thon

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Grab your favorite book and head to the library for a read-a-thon!

Day-Riverside Branch
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Teen DIY

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Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Teen Night

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Enjoy movies, gaming, and a variety of other activities every Friday in the Main Library Canteena. Snacks will be provided.

Glendale Branch
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Manga Club

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Discuss your favorite Manga and Anime titles, learn some new art skills, and meet other Manga fans.

Marmalade Branch
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Outdoor Minecraft

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Join SLC Let's Move Outside! to play video game-inspired outdoor games.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Video Gaming

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Play provided games on a first-come, first-served basis and enjoy provided snacks.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Read-a-Thon

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Grab your favorite book and head to the library for a read-a-thon!

Sprague Branch
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Engineering Challenge

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Challenge your mind and mettle in this tournament, where you’ll compete against other teens using science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Monday Movies at Day-Riverside

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Enjoy free screenings of popular movies. <a href="http://catalog.slcpl.org/search/title.aspx?cn=586781" target="_blank">

Glendale Branch
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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 crafts will be available at each meeting.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Outdoor Minecraft

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Join SLC Let's Move Outside! to play video game-inspired outdoor games.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Read-a-Thon

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Grab your favorite book and head to the library for a read-a-thon!

Marmalade Branch
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Eid al-Fitr Celebration

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Mark the end of Ramadan at The City Library’s Eid al-Fitr Celebration. Festivities will include remarks from keynote speaker Professor Nebil Husayn and Ramadan trivia by Faeiza's Initiative.

Main Library Urban Room
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Alt Press Fest

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The City Library’s ninth annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City.

Glendale Branch
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Second Saturday Snack Attack

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Improve your cooking skills by learning to make simple, delicious, and healthy snacks with provided ingredients and cooking equipment.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Manga Club

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Discuss your favorite Manga and Anime titles, learn some new art skills, and meet other Manga fans.

Sprague Branch
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Outdoor Minecraft

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Join SLC Let's Move Outside! to play video game-inspired outdoor games.

Sprague Branch
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Classic Cinema Night

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Kick back and enjoy outdoor screenings of classic movies this summer at the Sprague Branch.

Glendale Branch
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Read-a-Thon

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Grab your favorite book and head to the library for a read-a-thon!

Marmalade Branch
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Chocolate Tasting with Moka

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Learn about and sample a variety of chocolates with experts from Moka. Young chocolate enthusiasts will be able to explore the processes that create this tasty treat, as well as try chocolate samples.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Portal for Teens

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Tweens and Teens are invited to think strategically and creatively to solve a variety of digital puzzles and obstacles in Portal.

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.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Film in the Crafternoon

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Teens and adults can enjoy screenings of popular movies while taking part in a related craft.

Glendale Branch
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Zine Camp: Poetry

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This workshop will use activities such as found poetry, black-out poetry, and the spoken word to discover the many ways poetry can be used to communicate and inspire our lives.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Summer Teen Lock-In

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Teens ages 12–17 will be able to see what the Library’s like when it’s closed to the public and will be able to participate in a variety of activities.

Sprague Branch
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Read-a-Thon

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Grab your favorite book and head to the library for a read-a-thon!

Marmalade Branch
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Engineering Challenge

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Challenge your mind and mettle in this tournament, where you’ll compete against other teens using science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Glendale Branch
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Chocolate Tasting with Moka

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Learn about and sample a variety of chocolates with experts from Moka. Young chocolate enthusiasts will be able to explore the processes that create this tasty treat, as well as try chocolate samples.

Anderson-Foothill
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Engineering Challenge

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Challenge your mind and mettle in this tournament, where you’ll compete against other teens using science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Teen DIY

59 people like this -

Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

Anderson-Foothill
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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 crafts will be available at each meeting.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Plant a Better World

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Pots, quick-dry paint, and succulents are provided for teens to plant and take home.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Help the Library become a better place for teens. This Teen Advisory Board meeting is open to any teen who is interested in shaping the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

Marmalade Branch
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Help the Library become a better place for teens. This Teen Advisory Board meeting is open to any teen who is interested in shaping the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

Main Library, Level 2 Canteena
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Chocolate Tasting with Moka

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Learn about and sample a variety of chocolates with experts from Moka. Young chocolate enthusiasts will be able to explore the processes that create this tasty treat, as well as try chocolate samples.

Glendale Branch
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Engineering Challenge

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Challenge your mind and mettle in this tournament, where you’ll compete against other teens using science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Glendale Branch
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Zine Camp: Fantasy

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Create a fantasy world and the creatures that inhabit it at this workshop.

Anderson-Foothill
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Worldstock

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Enjoy music, art, and performances at this celebration of the world’s cultures.

Main Library
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Harry Potter Birthday Party

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Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday and the 20th anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone!

Sprague Branch
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Chocolate Tasting with Moka

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Learn about and sample a variety of chocolates with experts from Moka. Young chocolate enthusiasts will be able to explore the processes that create this tasty treat, as well as try chocolate samples.

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.

Glendale Branch
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Zine Camp: Mystery

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Activities at this workshop include writing a letter in invisible ink, discovering the mystery mail of a suspect, and a game where there will be a detective, victims, and a...mystery.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Waffle Off!

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Compete for the title of Library Iron Chef! Teens will test and taste a variety of potential waffle ideas in order to create their edible masterpiece.

Main Library Auditorium
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Book Trailer Awards Gala

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Enjoy a showcase of book trailers submitted for the Library's Book Trailer Awards.

Sprague Branch
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Read-a-Thon

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Grab your favorite book and head to the library for a read-a-thon!

Glendale Branch
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Design Your Own Decal

92 people like this -

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

108 people like this -

Use the Creative Lab’s Cricut machine to design and make your own vinyl decal.

Glendale Branch
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Read-a-Thon

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Grab your favorite book and head to the library for a read-a-thon!

Marmalade Branch
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Project Runway

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Teens can create their own fashion accessories using provided sewing machines and supplies.

Chapman Branch
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Engineering Challenge

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Challenge your mind and mettle in this tournament, where you’ll compete against other teens using science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Glendale Branch
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Zine Camp: Team Workshop

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Add the final touches to your writing and art and help assemble and publish our very own zine.

Main Library, Level 2 Canteena
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Engineering Challenge

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Challenge your mind and mettle in this tournament, where you’ll compete against other teens using science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Anderson-Foothill
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Read-a-Thon

68 people like this -

Grab your favorite book and head to the library for a read-a-thon!

Marmalade Branch
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Help the Library become a better place for teens. This Teen Advisory Board meeting is open to any teen who is interested in shaping the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Help the Library become a better place for teens. This Teen Advisory Board meeting is open to any teen who is interested in shaping the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

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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.