• 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.

  • 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!

  • 2018 Annual Report

    2018 was a landmark year for The City Library. We marked our 120th anniversary as a library system, implemented our new strategic roadmap, and continued to serve the varied neighborhoods, organizations, and businesses of Salt Lake City with innovative services, events, and programs. Check out this engaging recap of our successful year.

  • 2019 Summer Concert Series Multiple Locations · June–September

    Concerts will be hosted at five different City Library locations throughout the summer and will highlight local music of all styles.

  • Igniting creativity through art & literature Free and open to the public at UMFA First Wednesday of each month · 7–8pm

    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.

  • Unlimited access to the salt lake tribune!

    The City Library now offers unlimited access to The Salt Lake Tribune’s website, sltrib.com, when accessed via on-site wifi or Desktop PCs. The Tribune has taken down its subscription paywall for patrons at The City Library’s eight locations.

  • Career Online High School

    Career Online High School (COHS) offers adults who have not completed high school the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificates online. This program is completely free for students, as scholarships have been provided by The Friends of The Salt Lake City Public Library.


    It's road trip season! This month, explore a curated set of books and movies that celebrate journeys of all kinds.

  • Passport Services Main Library, Level 5 Reception Desk

    The Salt Lake City Public Library is now an official U.S. passport application acceptance facility. Customers can apply for a U.S. passport and/or passport card.

  • SUSHI MAKING WITH BENIHANA Aug 13 · 2-3pm · Main

    Kids can try their hand at making sushi! Learn how to make a real California Roll and "candy sushi" with instruction and ingredients provided by Benihana. For ages 8–12 only; registration required.


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