• 2019 Summer Concert Series Call for Entries Open Through Monday, April 15

    Showcase your music at The City Library’s Summer Concert Series! Concerts will be hosted at four different City Library locations and will highlight local music of any style. Submissions are open through April 15.

  • Sprague Firehouse Express Opening Sunday, April 28

    The Sprague Branch will close 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, opening Sunday, April 28.

  • Be a part of The City Library's Teen Squad
    Be a part of The City Library's Teen Squad deadline to apply · may 15

    Be a part of The City Library's Teen Squad

    Gain hands-on work experience, meet other local teens, and have fun while helping out the Library! The Teen Squad is The City Library's summer-long teen volunteer program.

  • Bugs on my Block Multiple Locations · April

    Stories, rhymes, and fun to help kids get ready to read! This week, it's a buggy celebration! In partnership with the Natural History Museum of Utah, Poets House, and the IMLS.

  • 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.

  • Fanx ramp up Day-Riverside Branch · Mar 22 and 28

    Get your geek on with these fun activities leading up the FanX convention. Each week will have a different activity and every time you attend, you'll be entered to win a pair of FanX passes!

  • Who Run the World?
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    Who Run the World?

    Explore a curated set of works by women and about the lives of women in celebration of Women's History Month.

  • Book and Boots Nature Storytimes Multiple Locations · March–April

    Explore the outdoors with educators from Tracy Aviary. Preschoolers and their grown-ups will enjoy nature-themed stories, games, and a “hike” around their neighborhood Library. This program is part of Tracy Aviary’s Nature in the City program.

  • See how poetry and science naturally complement one another! April - May

    April 18 · Native Sustenance: Spend an evening with Anthropologist Lisbeth Louderback, Indigenous-Food expert Cynthia Wilson, and Poet Orlando White.

  • Garden as though you will live forever William Kent

    The Plot is a community garden open to all patrons of the Library from sunrise to sunset. The City Library offers classes in The Plot to introduce the community to various aspects of gardening, wellness, and sustainability.



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