• Sweet Reads Book Club 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.

  • Homebuying 101 Multiple Locations · Sep–Jan

    Buying a home is exciting, but sometimes daunting experience. This class will help you learn the basics of home buying, including how to find grants, loans, and government financing programs, how to identify mistakes to avoid, what to expect from new builds and how to purchase foreclosures. You'll leave feeling more confident about the next steps and with a clear vision of how the entire home-buying process comes together.

  • SHH! A Very Quiet Concert Series Sun, Oct 14, 2–4pm · Main Library

    A new concert series featuring very quiet music written just for the library. Specially selected local composers and bands have been commissioned to create or present pieces of unusually low-volume music with the Main Library specifically in mind.

  • 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.

  • Showcase your smarts against other trivia geeks

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Great Chapman Ghost Hunt Oct 12, 7:30–9pm · Chapman Branch

    Staff at the Chapman Branch have reported books that go bump in the night and strange apparitions. Teens and tweens will join a group of paranormal investigators to explore the rumored hauntings of the 100-year-old library.

  • Computer Classes at The City Library

    The City Library offers a variety of computer classes every month, from introductory classes and basic skills to advanced classes in the Creative Lab.

  • 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.

Main Library
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Kids' Dance Party

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Young dancers ages 3–7 can grab props and instruments and dance their socks off to music from a Librarian DJ.

Main Library Computer Lab
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Computer Basics: Email

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Learn how to create and use an email account, send attachments, and learn proper email etiquette.

Main Library, Level 2 Conference Room
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New Readers Book Group

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This is a group for adults who are new to reading.

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.

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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.