• Reading and Discussion with Author Rosina Lozano Mon, Sep 24, 7pm · Main Library

    Historian Rosina Lozano visits The City Library to discuss her latest book, "An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States."

  • 2-Day Grant Writing Workshop Sep 27–28 · Main Library

    In this workshop, beginning grant writers will gain a greater understanding of what it takes to create a competitive grant application for your organization. You'll learn how to work with partners, evaluate success, and navigate The City Library's grant-seeking databases, including the Foundation Center's Foundation Directory Online.

  • Sweet Reads Book CLub 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.

  • Slop: A Musical Storytime Feast Multiple Locations · Sep

    It's a knee-slapping, soup-slurping, puppet-performing, opera-singing extravaganza. Bring your appetite for this literary feast!

  • Bob Ross Paint-Along
    Let's have a little evergreen Tree, and he lives right there. He's a nice tree. Bob Ross

    Bob Ross Paint-Along

    Follow along with a soothing episode of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross and paint your own happy little trees.

  • American Adventures

    American Adventures

    This month, explore a curated set of #SLCPLpicks that will inspire you to get out and have an adventure in the vast wilderness that America offers.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Garden Storytime at The Plot
    Garden Storytime 3pm, Sundays in September · The Plot

    Garden Storytime at The Plot

    Kids and caregivers can sit among the green plants and ripening vegetables of The Plot — the Main Library's community garden — for a garden-themed storytime followed by an activity that will awaken their inner green thumb!

  • Storytime and Honey Tasting
    Honey Celebration Sat, Sep 22, 3:30pm · Main Library

    Storytime and Honey Tasting

    Celebrate The Main Library's buzzing bee buddies with a bee-themed children’s storytime, then taste this year’s honey from our rooftop beehives.


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