• Sprague Firehouse Express Opening Sunday, April 28

    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, opening Sunday, April 28.

  • Native Sustenance · Thu, Apr 18
    See how poetry and science naturally complement one another! April–May

    Native Sustenance · Thu, Apr 18

    Spend an evening with Anthropologist Lisbeth Louderback, Indigenous-Food expert Cynthia Wilson, and Poet Orlando White.

  • 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.

  • topic: Green New Deal
    Marmalade Town Hall Series Wed, May 9, 7–8pm · Marmalade Branch

    topic: Green New Deal

    A year-long Town Hall series. These gatherings aim to generate conversation, improve our community, and make a difference in the lives of all the individuals who call Salt Lake City home.

  • 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.

    EARTH DAY CELEBRATION! Sat, Apr 20 · 1–3pm · Main Library


    Celebrate Earth Day with awesome hands-on activities. LEAP into the science of water, learn about microplastics, do a planting activity using recycled materials, and make an edible "dirt cup!"

  • The Seed Library Main Library, Welcome Desk

    This Spring, get growing with our new Seed Library! Take (or donate) seeds for vegetables and other plants and start a garden of your own. Find the Seed Library near the Welcome Desk at the Main Library.

  • 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.

  • CHILDREN'S CHOCOLATE PARTY Fri, Apr 19 · 3:30–4:30pm · Marmalade

    Children who love chocolate can learn how its made and where it comes from, while sampling different and delicious varieties of artisan chocolate and cocoa. Led by chocolate experts from Moka.

  • Friends of The City Library

    Friends of The City Library

    Find great deals on books, music, movies, and more! The Spring Used Book Sale offers a well-rounded collection of materials, including children’s books, teen fiction, graphic novels, sci-fi, and audiobooks, all available at bargain prices.


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