• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time Thomas 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Couple LINKS
    Healthy Relationship Classes: Couple LINKS Every Thursday in August · Day-Riverside Branch

    Couple LINKS

    A free four-week course to help long-term, committed couples maintain a healthy and happy relationship.

  • 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!

  • 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.

TEENS EVENTS
Day-Riverside Branch
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons for Beginners

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A friendly introduction to Dungeon's & Dragons for first-timers, led by an experienced player. Held every Tuesday except for the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Glendale Branch
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Main Library
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Tinker Workshop Open Session

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Kids can experiment with computer programs and gizmos during these open creative sessions.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Yarn Social

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Take part in a crochet, knitting, or other craft project each week.

Main Library
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Tinker Workshop Open Session

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Kids can experiment with computer programs and gizmos during these open creative sessions.

Main Library Tinker Lab
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Teen Night

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Every Friday afternoon the Canteena hosts movies, video and board gaming, and other activities (always accompanied by snacks) for teens ages 12-18.

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

Main Library
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Tinker Workshop Open Session

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Kids can experiment with computer programs and gizmos during these open creative sessions.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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CDIY

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Turn old CDs into shiny craft projects. Materials provided.

Marmalade Branch
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Chapman Branch
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Code Club

69,882 people like this -

Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

Main Library
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Magic and More: Card Games at Main

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Monthly gaming meetups at the Main Library. Teens can duel their friends, meet new people, or learn new games like Magic: the Gathering... and more!

Day-Riverside Branch
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Teen DIY at Day-Riverside

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Work out your creative muscles, learn new skills, and make something that's all your own! For tweens and teens ages 10–17.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons for Beginners

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A friendly introduction to Dungeon's & Dragons for first-timers, led by an experienced player. Held every Tuesday except for the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Glendale Branch
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Escape the Room: My Weird School

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Teams will work together using math, science, and reading to solve puzzles, find the clues, and unlock the boxes. Escape in less than 20 minutes to win a prize! For grade-school kids and teens ages 8–18.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Outdoor Games

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Afternoon sports at the Day-Riverside Branch! Every Wednesday this fall, teens and kids ages 8–18 can enjoy the cooling weather while playing casual team games.

Marmalade Branch
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Teen DIY at Marmalade

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Work out your creative muscles, learn new skills, and make something that's all your own! For tweens and teens ages 10–17.

Glendale Branch
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Teen DIY at Glendale

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Work out your creative muscles, learn new skills, and make something that's all your own! For tweens and teens ages 10–17.

Sprague Branch
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Teen Wii U Game Night

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Unwind after school with a game or two of Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U. For Teens and tweens ages 12–17.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Teen Night

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Every Friday afternoon, the Canteena hosts movies, video and board gaming, and other activities (always accompanied by snacks) for grade-school teens ages 12-18.

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

Glendale Branch
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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. For teens ages 12–17.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Teen Video Gaming

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Every Friday, teens can take a gaming and snack break with the Day-Riverside Branch's Wii and PlayStation 4.

Main Library, Level 2 Canteena
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No Bake Cooking Club for Teens

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Every month we'll create relatively healthy, no-bake, seasonal treats you can easily recreate at home.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Manga and Anime Club

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This club meets the 2nd Saturday of each month. We’ll watch a variety of anime series, discuss recent manga reads, play games, and learn more about the Japanese culture that gave rise to these art forms. For teens ages 12–17.

Marmalade Branch
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ACT Study Sessions

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Prep for the ACT® college admissions test! Teens ages 14–18 may attend these study sessions where they'll work together to review test subjects, learn testing strategies, time management, and more.

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Teen DIY at Sweet: Harry Potter

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Tweens an teens ages 10–17 can make light-up potion bottles, golden snitches, and house crafts.

Marmalade Branch
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ACT Study Sessions

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Prep for the ACT® college admissions test! Teens ages 14–18 may attend these study sessions where they'll work together to review test subjects, learn testing strategies, time management, and more.

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.

Anderson-Foothill
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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.

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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I'm With the Banned

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During Banned Books Week, celebrate your Freedom to Read by making crafts with old book pages and decorating a one-of-a-kind tote bag for carrying your favorite books.

Day-Riverside Branch
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During Banned Books Week, celebrate your Freedom to Read by decorating a one-of-a-kind canvas tote bag for carrying your favorite books. Fun for all ages.

Glendale Branch
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Escape the Room: My Weird School

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Teams will work together using math, science, and reading to solve puzzles, find the clues, and unlock the boxes. Escape in less than 20 minutes to win a prize! For grade-school kids and teens ages 8–18.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons for Beginners

43 people like this -

A friendly introduction to Dungeon's & Dragons for first-timers, led by an experienced player. Held every Tuesday except for the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons for Beginners

49 people like this -

A friendly introduction to Dungeon's & Dragons for first-timers, led by an experienced player. Held every Tuesday except for the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons for Beginners

41 people like this -

A friendly introduction to Dungeon's & Dragons for first-timers, led by an experienced player. Held every Tuesday except for the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Marmalade Branch
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ACT Study Sessions

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Prep for the ACT® college admissions test! Teens ages 14–18 may attend these study sessions where they'll work together to review test subjects, learn testing strategies, time management, and more.

Marmalade Branch
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ACT Study Sessions

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Prep for the ACT® college admissions test! Teens ages 14–18 may attend these study sessions where they'll work together to review test subjects, learn testing strategies, time management, and more.

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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.