• 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.

  • Grandeur of the Galaxy
    Grandeur of the Galaxy: Space Chaos! fri · feb 23, 7pm · Sweet Branch

    Grandeur of the Galaxy

    The Clark Planetarium and the Sweet Branch have teamed up to bring you this space-tacular after-hours event for teens and 'tweens age 10 and up. If you think winters in Salt Lake City are bad, just wait until you learn about extreme space weather. You'll look to the skies through a telescope to see storms on other planets, and then together we'll create a fire tornado. Because this is an after-hours event, registration is required. Please call the Sweet Branch at 801-594-8651 to register.

  • Tech Tuesdays 4–5:30pm, Glendale Branch

    It's never been easier to express yourself creatively, whether you're interested in music, design, filmmaking, 3D modeling, or photography. Every Tuesday, teens can meet with like-minded creators and use our range of Creative Lab tools and software with guidance from Library staff.

  • 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.

  • Code Club
    Programming is just logic-based creativity. John Romero

    Code Club

    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.

  • I'm a bit of a night owl because that's when I feel the most creative and alive. Christina Aguilera

    The Creative Lab puts awesome technology in your hands for making videos, podcasts, music, 3D printing, and more! Open for Teens every Monday evening throughout the fall.

  • ACT® Study Sessions
    We Shall Not Cease from Exploration. T.S. Eliot

    ACT® Study Sessions

    Get prepped for the ACT® college admissions test. Teens ages 14–18 are invited to this series of peer study sessions where you can work together as a group to review test subjects, learn testing strategies, and practice taking the ACT®.

  • Dungeons & Dragons Role-Playing Game for Beginners

    Break out your twenty-sided die, Dungeon Master, and start an adventure with new friends. If you’re new to the game, you can build a character ready to take on whatever the story may hold. Join us every Tuesday at 6pm at Chapman for new tales and excitement in the original role-playing game!

  • 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
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    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.

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