• Nonprofit Grantseeking Resources

    The City Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center, providing free access to the best and most comprehensive information available on foundation and corporate giving. Our free interactive workshops and trainings will teach you effective research techniques, writing processes, and other tactics to help you get the most out of our Funding Information Network resources.

  • Tumbleweeds Film Festival
    films from around the world, and workshops programmed with young audiences in mind. Mar 3-4 · Main Library

    Tumbleweeds Film Festival

    .In addition to ticketed film screenings in the Main Library auditorium, you can participate in free activities in the Tumbleweeds Clubhouse throughout the weekend. Located in the Main Library's Urban Room and the atrium of The Leonardo, the Clubhouse will feature over 20 craft and technology activities. Activities this year will include virtual reality games from Playful Corp, Indonesian shadow puppets with the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, DIY visual puzzles from Salt Lake City Maker Faire, and many more!

  • Year of Centennial Celebration
    The Chapman Branch has served the people of Salt Lake since May 27, 1918.

    Year of Centennial Celebration

    Throughout the year there will be Centennial events like Chapman's 100th birthday party! Look out for decades-themed book displays and share your personal memories of #chapman100.

  • For the most distinguished contribution to american literature for children newbery medal

    In time for the announcement of the 2018 Medal-winning book, The City Library is hosting a Newbery Reading Challenge. From January 2 through February 28, kids, teens, and adults who read one Newbery Medal-winning book will receive an Honor pin. Participants who read five books will receive a Medal pin and can enter a drawing to win four tickets to the Tumbleweeds Film Festival.

  • Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration
    Grinches and Sneetches and Cats wearing Hats, Why, who do we have to thank for all that?

    Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration

    Join The City Library, KUED, and Discovery Gateway in celebrating Dr. Seuss's 114th birthday. There will be games, activities, birthday cake, and a special appearance by the Cat in the Hat! Fri, Mar 2, 3–5pm · Main Library, Children’s Library

  • HUM - Hear Utah Music
    Utah musicians: Submit your music to HUM now!

    HUM - Hear Utah Music

    HUM, The City Library's new digital space celebrating Utah’s local music community, is accepting music submissions through February 22. Albums and EPs by Utah musicians will be juried by a committee of local music experts, and selected works will be part of the collection when HUM opens later this year. Musicians whose works are selected will be given a licensing fee for sharing their music through HUM, and listeners will gain access to the best of Utah music through this new digital platform.

  • Cómo funcionan los impuestos
    Charlas en Chapman sáb, 24 de febrero · 2–3pm

    Cómo funcionan los impuestos

    No deje pasar la oportunidad de aprender de un experto. Como preparador certificado de impuestos, Carlos A. Sánchez tiene muchos años de experiencia ayudando a la comunidad hispanohablante en la preparación de impuestos y la comprensión de las leyes y prácticas tributarias de los EE. UU. Habrá una sección de preguntas y respuestas y un refrigerio.

  • Learn and Grow Playtime
    Learn and Grow Playtime All Branches

    Learn and Grow Playtime

    Bring your kids to an open playtime with Help Me Grow Utah while meeting other grown-ups and learning about your child’s development through play. At the playtime, parents and guardians can fill out a developmental questionnaire, learn how they can help their child’s development, and get more information about community resources. This playtime is intended for ages 0–8.

  • Grandeur of the Galaxy
    Grandeur of the Galaxy: Space Chaos! fri · feb 23, 7pm · Sweet Branch

    Grandeur of the Galaxy

    The Clark Planetarium and the Sweet Branch have teamed up to bring you this space-tacular after-hours event for teens and 'tweens age 10 and up. If you think winters in Salt Lake City are bad, just wait until you learn about extreme space weather. You'll look to the skies through a telescope to see storms on other planets, and then together we'll create a fire tornado. Because this is an after-hours event, registration is required. Please call the Sweet Branch at 801-594-8651 to register.

  • Celebrate Black Americans


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