• 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!

  • HUM Call for Submissions
    Utah Musicians: Submit Your Music Now! Through Aug 22

    HUM Call for Submissions

    HUM is accepting submissions through August 22. HUM (Hear Utah Music) is a digital space celebrating Utah’s local music community. Albums and EPs by Utah musicians will be juried by a committee of local music experts, and selected works will be added to the HUM collection. Musicians whose works are selected will be given a licensing fee for sharing their music through HUM, and listeners will gain access to the best of Utah music through this new digital platform.

  • 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.

  • The Artist's Way: 12 Week Program
    The Artist's Way Day-Riverside · Tuesdays · June–Aug

    The Artist's Way: 12 Week Program

    A weekly meetup for creators, writers, and artists, using Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way as a springboard.Through exercises, journaling, and discussion, this group will help you overcome creative block and kickstart new artistic endeavors.

  • Discover local music this summer at The City Library Multiple Locations · June–Sep

    Concerts will be hosted at five different City Library locations and will highlight local music of any style.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Pasos sencillos para iniciar tu negocio
    Talleres de Negocios con Salt Lake SCORE Varias Sucursales · Julio a Septiembre

    Pasos sencillos para iniciar tu negocio

    Únete a la Biblioteca y los expertos de Salt Lake SCORE para esta serie de talleres mensuales que te ayudarán a despegar tu nueva empresa. Encuéntrate con mentores de negocios locales para discutir los pasos necesarios para iniciar un negocio y aprenda las claves del éxito.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED EVENTS
Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Lifehacks for Spelling

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Play with some of the different tricks of becoming a stronger adult speller in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Main Library, Rooftop Terrace
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Rooftop Yoga

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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.

Marmalade Branch
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The first Thursday of each month, enjoy tasty samples and learn something new and about the classic combination—coffee and chocolate— from local producers and experts.

Main Library, Computer Lab
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In this workshop, you'll learn the most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit so you can focus on your organization's mission.

Marmalade Branch
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Genealogy Club

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Research your family history and create a four-generation pedigree chart.

The Leonardo, 205 E 500 S
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Trivia Night at The Leonardo

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The second Friday of each month, take part in The Leonardo's Trivia night and see how much you know about about current events, science, pop culture, history, and more.

Main Library
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Bike the Branches

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Learn about safe urban bike riding from the Bicycle Collective and take part in a group ride that will depart from the Main Library and stop at the Glendale, Day-Riverside, and Marmalade branches.

Marmalade Branch
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Coffee- and chocolate-themed books will be provided by the Library while the Marmalade Coffee and Chocolate Society and Moka offer the latest delights from local artisan producers.

Anderson-Foothill
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Adult Autism Book Group

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Adults and teens who live with autism are invited to share their love of books (and pizza) at this monthly get-together.

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Adults and teens who live with autism are invited to share their love of books (and pizza) at this monthly get-together.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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2-Day Grant Writing Workshop

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In this workshop, beginning grant writers will gain a greater understanding of what it takes to create a competitive grant application for your organization.

Glendale Branch
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In this workshop, you'll learn the most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit so you can focus on your organization's mission.

Main Library, Computer Lab
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In this workshop, you'll learn the most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit so you can focus on your organization's mission.

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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.