• Maker Madness

    Challenge your mind and mettle in this tournament, where you’ll compete against other teens using science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each participant will have to complete five challenges.

  • We shall not cease from exploration T.S. Eliot

    Get ready for the ACT® college admissions test with a series of peer study sessions offered at the Marmalade Branch every Wednesday.

  • Overdrive: eBooks & eAudiobooks
    Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. William Arthur Ward

    Overdrive: eBooks & eAudiobooks

    The City Library's connection to Overdrive provides cardholders with access to free downloads of eBooks and eAudiobooks

  • Teen Art Exhibit Call for Entries
    Submit your portfolio to be featured at The City Library

    Teen Art Exhibit Call for Entries

    We're always on the lookout for original art exhibitions for the Main Library's Level 2 Canteena Space. Submissions are accepted year-round.

  • Learn a Language
    Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Learn a Language

    The City Library's Mango Languages database can help you expand your language toolkit.

  • Programming is just logic-based creativity. John Romero

    Develop computer coding skills at your own pace in a creative and collaborative environment. Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a self-guided programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

  • Video Gaming Every Fri, 3:30–5pm, Marmalade Branch

    Take a break with local teens and the Marmalade Branch’s gaming systems each week. Teens can play provided Wii U and PlayStation 4 games on a first-come, first-served basis and enjoy provided snacks.

  • A concert is not a live rendition of an album. It's a theatrical event. Freddie Mercury

    The City Library's Local Music Collection—housed on the first floor of the Main Library—includes a diverse, growing selection of CDs from a variety of artists located in the Salt Lake City area.

  • You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou

    Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

  • Escape the Room! For Teens

    Use teamwork and problem solving skills to uncover clues that will help you escape from a “locked” room that’s lost in time. Teens ages 14 and up can take part in a riveting game where they’ll be tasked with navigating through several forms of historical and modern communication—including hieroglyphics, the Pony Express, and the Internet—to unlock puzzles and save the day.

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See the world. Meet fun people. Speak their language. Mango Languages will get your linguistic chops up to speed in time for your vacation or study abroad program.

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