• Art Exhibit Call for Entries
    Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Pablo Picasso

    Art Exhibit Call for Entries

    Submit your artwork to be considered for exhibition at The City Library. The Art Exhibit Call for Entries is open now through April 10.

  • Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper 4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm

    Get to know new faces from your neighborhood and expose yourself to books you might not normally read at this monthly book club gathering. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.

  • The most creative people have a childlike facility to play. John Cleese

    The City Library offers various classes each month to introduce the community to the various software titles available for use in the Creative Lab.

  • Friends of The City Library Spring Used Book Sale
    Find great deals on books, music, movies, and more!

    Friends of The City Library Spring Used Book Sale

    Browse through a well rounded collection of materials—including children’s books, teen fiction, graphic novels, sci-fi, and audiobooks—that are all available at bargain prices.

  • You only need one ray of light to chase all the shadows away. Fredrik Backman, "A Man Called Ove"

    United We Read SLC is an initiative for everyone in Salt Lake County to connect by reading the same book and by sharing their experience with others. Community members are invited to participate in discussions, programs, and events and to contribute to a public collection of stories of kindness—random, intentional, received, and given.

  • 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.

  • Women's History Month

    For countless generations, women have demonstrated their influence on history, being at the forefront of many movements despite being largely unrecognized for their roles. This Women’s History Month, take some time to pay tribute to the strides women have made and their achievements in the shaping of contemporary society.

  • Learn and Grow Playtime
    Children Learn what they Live. Ron Finley

    Learn and Grow Playtime

    Bring your kids to an open playtime! Meet other grown-ups and learn about your child’s development through play. This playtime is intended for ages 0–8.

  • The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. John Muir

    Celebrate the grand opening of the Children’s Library’s new Wild Woods space with a special storytime, ribbon-cutting ceremony, crafts, and refreshments. Kids will be able to explore the Wild Woods, and will have an opportunity to win a small prize.

  • Tech League
    Technology can create a sense of community. Hal Sparks

    Tech League

    The City Library’s Tech League aims to build a more digitally inclusive community through information, workshops, events, and classes. The Tech League's goal is to understand who in our community lacks Internet access and to bring the Library's resources and tools to those individuals to foster independence, connection, and success in our digital world.


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