• 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!

  • Holiday Closure
    For those who here gave their lives that their nation might live. Abraham Lincoln

    Holiday Closure

    In honor of Memorial Day, all City Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27, and will reopen during regular operating hours on Tuesday, May 28.

  • 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.

  • Rooftop Yoga 2019!
    Rooftop Yoga 2019! Main Library · May–August

    Rooftop Yoga 2019!

    Join Salt Lake Power Yoga on the scenic rooftop of the Main Library for free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and experience levels. Registration is required, please arrive early. Registration is required but your spot is not guaranteed. Please arrive early to have ample time to set up your mat. Class size is limited to 200 participants.

  • Igniting creativity through art & literature Free and open to the public at UMFA First Wednesday of each month 6:30–7:30pm

    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.

  • Bend in the River Read-a-thon Jun 8 · 9-2pm · Bend In the river park

    A day of nature-themed art and storytimes in the park! Get prizes for reading and doing activities, and explore the great outdoors with your family. In partnership with Trails and Natural Lands.

  • 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.

    AUDUBON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS SERIES Multiple Events · May 30-June 10 · Main Library


    Join us for a series of events coinciding with the 2018 Audubon Photography Awards gallery show. With lectures from artist Jane Kim, photographer Tom Matthewson, a special bird storytime, a Parade of Raptors with Hawkwatch International, and more.



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