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.
Sprague Branch Express Service Available Now
Computer science and machine learning can make rapid advances that seem really incredible.Bill Maris
Join the University of Utah School of Computing and The City Library for a lecture series about the impact of computer science on our society and culture. Topics include algorithms and bias, the science of air quality, and technology and arts collaborations.
When you give a homemade gift, you are giving a part of yourself to the recipient.Mark Frauenfelder
It's that time of year when the weather turns frosty, friends and families gather, and Pinterest pages fill with aspirational craft projects. Make your DIY dreams a reality this holiday season while indulging in warm popcorn and a movie.
Performing, for me, has always been a very inner processBarbra 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.
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.
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.
24: Is This Lesly? Artwork by Lesly Abalos-Ambriz Reception: Sat, Nov 4, 4–5p Chapman Branch
The Color of Places: Landscapes by Cookie Allred Reception: Sat, Nov 4, 3pm Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Meditations on Ennui: Artwork by Virginia Johnson Reception: Thu, Nov 30, 7pm Anderson-Foothill
Ex Libris: Bookplates from the Special Collections Bookplates are decorative labels that are fixed on a book's inside cover to indicate the book's owner. Main Library Special Collections, Level 4
I Would Rather Wear a Cape: Drawings by Drew Grella Oct 23, 2017–Jan 5, 2018 Main Library, Children's Library
Alien Matters: Paintings by Kristina Lenzi Reception: Sat, Nov 11, 4pm Main Library, Gallery at Library Square
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.