• The Big Bad Musical
    Was the Big Bad Wolf born a criminal or made one?

    The Big Bad Musical

    Watch the University of Utah Youth Theatre perform 20 minutes of their Big Bad Musical, a hilarious courtroom comedy featuring fairytale characters like Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs.

  • draw on My Easel
    Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. Pablo Picasso

    draw on My Easel

    Kids are invited to collage and explore their creativity at The City Library's My Easel.

  • A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. Leopold Stokowski

    CUAC combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers and elementary school students. n November, the workshops will focus on the theme of The Melody in my Mind.

  • OneClickDigital
    If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. Oscar Wilde

    OneClickDigital

    OneClickDigital, The City Library's newest downloadable offering, makes, adult, young adult, and kids' downloadable audiobooks available from Recorded Books.

  • This world is but a canvas to our imaginations. Henry David Thoreau

    CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers and elementary school students. Each week will present a new experience and new information. No registration necessary.

  • Historias en español
    Siempre imaginé que el Paraíso sería algún tipo de biblioteca. Jorge Luis Borges

    Historias en español

    El primer sábado de cada mes a las 2pm, la sucursal Chapman presenta una hora de cuentos, canciones, poesía, música, manualidades y mucho más. Celebre su idioma con sus hijos.

  • 20+ Earl videos!
    Once you learn to read, you will be forever free. Frederick Douglass

    20+ Earl videos!

    City Library spokespuppet Earl E. Literacy has conducted more than 20 interviews with world-famous authors and Salt Lake notables. Introduce your child to Earl today and foster a life-long excitement for literacy and curiosity about the world.

  • MUZZY ONLINE
    Before I speak, I have something important to say. Groucho Marx

    MUZZY ONLINE

    Available in eight languages (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian), MUZZY is a captivating and entertaining way for kids to learn another language.

  • Collect resources, craft tools, and survive the hostile creepers and skeletons

    Explore Minecraft with 15 of your peers! Kids ages 8-12 will meet weekly for eight weeks to create a world from scratch in Minecraft's Survival Mode. Registration is required.


The Children's Librarians at The City Library are pleased to be able to share their expertise in the form of these thoughtful and timely booklists.

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Download kids' audiobooks in popular electronic formats that work with most Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire devices.

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Kids Databases


The City Library is pleased to provide several databases with streaming and downloadable content tailored for kids. Get started exploring by browsing the databases below.