• A Universe of Stories
    Super Summer Challenge June 1–Aug 10

    A Universe of Stories

    Starting June 1, stop by any City Library and grab your FREE Super Summer Challenge Tracker. Inside you’ll find fun activities and reading challenges to do at the Library and throughout the city. Read more, do more, play more, and win prizes along the way!

  • Holiday Closure
    For those who here gave their lives that their nation might live. Abraham Lincoln

    Holiday Closure

    In honor of Memorial Day, all City Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27, and will reopen during regular operating hours on Tuesday, May 28.

  • Sprague Firehouse Express Now Open!

    The Sprague Branch closed Monday, April 1 for a full remodel. The Branch will reopen in late 2020. The City Library will continue to serve the Sugar House community at the Sprague Firehouse Express, which opened Sunday, April 28.

  • River Walk · Thu, May 16
    See how poetry and science naturally complement one another!

    River Walk · Thu, May 16

    Take an observational walk along the Jordan River with Jordan River Commission project manager, Brian Tonetti and Utah Poet Laureate, Paisley Rekdal.

  • Check out a book club kit today!

    Run your own book club! The City Library offers numerous titles bundled as Book Club Kits, as well as partnering with Utah State Library to offer hundreds more. Each kit contains several copies of the book along with discussion guides and book club resource information. Availability of the kits is on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Igniting creativity through art & literature Free and open to the public at UMFA First Wednesday of each month 6:30–7:30pm

    Match is a monthly series of book and art adventures at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Ignite your creativity through lively conversation and in-gallery activities. This partnership between the Salt Lake City Public Library and the UMFA will get you thinking creatively in words, images, or whatever form inspires you.

  • Rooftop Yoga 2019!
    Rooftop Yoga 2019! Main Library · May–August

    Rooftop Yoga 2019!

    Join Salt Lake Power Yoga on the scenic rooftop of the Main Library for free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and experience levels. Registration is required, please arrive early. Registration is required but your spot is not guaranteed. Please arrive early to have ample time to set up your mat. Class size is limited to 200 participants.

  • Learn and Grow Playtime
    Learn and Grow Playtime Multiple Locations · May

    Learn and Grow Playtime

    Bring your kids to an open playtime with Help Me Grow Utah while meeting other grown-ups and learning about your child’s development through play. At the playtime, parents and guardians can fill out a developmental questionnaire, learn how they can help their child’s development, and get more information about community resources.

  • Bend in the River Read-a-thon Jun 8 · 9-2pm · Bend In the river park

    A day of nature-themed art and storytimes in the park! Get prizes for reading and doing activities, and explore the great outdoors with your family. In partnership with Trails and Natural Lands.

  • BIRDS! BIRDS! BIRDS!
    AUDUBON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS SERIES Multiple Events · May 30-June 10 · Main Library

    BIRDS! BIRDS! BIRDS!

    Join us for a series of events coinciding with the 2018 Audubon Photography Awards gallery show. With lectures from artist Jane Kim, photographer Tom Matthewson, a special bird storytime, a Parade of Raptors with Hawkwatch International, and more.



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