• River Walk · Thu, May 16
    See how poetry and science naturally complement one another!

    River Walk · Thu, May 16

    Take an observational walk along the Jordan River with Jordan River Commission project manager, Brian Tonetti and Utah Poet Laureate, Paisley Rekdal.

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

    BIRDS! BIRDS! BIRDS!

    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.

  • Yoga Flow
    Yoga Flow Marmalade Branch

    Yoga Flow

    Yoga Flow combines music and yoga for a unique class designed for all experience levels. Led by certified teacher Sarah Kelly, this class centers on breath awareness, as well as promoting a sense of calm meditative focus as you move through various yoga poses.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time Thomas Merton

    A monthly showcase of short new works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, come see new pieces in music, dance, writing, film, theater, performance art and the like, each 12 minutes or less.

  • 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.

  • Become a Technology Mentor
    Technology is all about building human connections. Padmasree Warrior

    Become a Technology Mentor

    In partnership with the International Rescue Committee, Technology Mentors support refugee families recently resettled into the Salt Lake City area by empowering them to unlock the potential of technology. Mentors guide refugees in navigating a new community and creating a safe space for the family to learn and grow in their technology use and English skills.

  • Check out a Sewing Discovery Kit!

    Create something new with The City Library's Sewing Discovery Kits! These kits are available for checkout and can be placed on hold via the online catalog or from the Marmalade Branch


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    Book Lists

The City Library offers dozens of online resources that you can access anytime, anywhere. Download eBooks and digital magazines, stream music and movies, learn a new language or skill, even get homework help from a live tutor.

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    Book Clubs

Access Library resources dedicated to all things Book Clubs. Browse the Library's Book Club Kits available for checkout, learn more about the Utah State Library's Book Club Lending Program, and explore the Library's weekly- and monthly-hosted Book Clubs!