• Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants
    One Person can make a difference. And everyone should try. John F. Kennedy

    Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants

    Learn the ten most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, and start looking for funders right away. The City Library will be holding five sessions of this workshop.

  • June 11- August 11 Glendale · Marmalade · Main Library

    Every weekday we'll be providing free afternoon meals to kids up to age 18. Meals at Glendale and Marmalade are offered in partnership with Utahns Against Hunger and Utah Food Bank. Meals at Main offered in partnership with Salt Lake City School District

  • Call for Entries
    Alt Press Fest 2018 Saturday, October 13

    Call for Entries

    Fill out this form if you want to table at the The City Library's 10th annual Alt Press Fest! The fest celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. The Call for Entries form will be open through Thursday, July 26.

  • Bike the Branches
    Bike The Branches Sun, June 17 · Noon · Main Library

    Bike the Branches

    Learn about safe urban bike riding from the Bicycle Collective and take part in a group ride that will depart from the Main Library and stop at the Glendale, Day-Riverside, and Marmalade Branches. The bike ride will be approximately 15 miles long, with stops for refreshments at each Library location. Bike riders of all ages are welcome. Be sure to wear a helmet! Space is limited and registration is required for this program.

  • Showcase your smarts against other trivia geeks

    The second Friday of each month, take part in The Leonardo's Trivia night and see how much you know about current events, science, pop culture, history, and more.

  • Discover local music this summer at The City Library Multiple Locations · June–Aug

    Concerts will be hosted at five different City Library locations and will highlight local music of any style.

  • The Sound of Silents
    The Sound of Silents Main Library Auditorium

    The Sound of Silents

    3 matinee movies coming this summer, one Saturday a month. Local composers create their own soundtracks to classic silent films like, "The General" and "A Trip to the Moon."

  • One-Day Used Book Sale Sat, Aug 11 · 9am–6pm

    Everyone is invited to shop the Summer Used Book Sale. This event will feature movies, mysteries, cookbooks, and more, all available at bargain prices.

  • Computer Classes at The City Library

    The City Library offers a variety of computer classes every month, from introductory classes and basic skills to advanced classes in the Creative Lab.

  • Sprague Branch Express Service Available Now

    The City Library’s Sprague Branch has reopened with limited service. The main level of the building is open with "express services," including holds pick-up, a small collection of materials, a handful of public access computers with shortened time limits, and free public WiFi Internet access.

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Kidding Around Yoga with Sarah Bly combines traditional yoga techniques with original music, games, and other activities, guiding children and adults as they focus their minds, stretch their bodies, and have fun.

Main Library, Library Square
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The 42n annual Utah Arts Festival will feature more than 160 visual artists and 100-plus performing arts groups celebrating artistic expression in the heart of Salt Lake City.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Teen Night

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Every Friday afternoon The City Library downtown hosts movies, video and board gaming, and other activities (always accompanied by snacks) for teens ages 12-18.

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CANCELLED: Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Toddler Musical Playtime

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Toddlers and their caregivers will enjoy this musically enhanced version of our Playtime programs!

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Summer Lunch Program

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Feed your body and mind this summer. Everyone ages 18 and under can eat a free lunch every weekday.

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A Taste of Utah

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Teens can sample delicious treats made by local artisans while learning about different food-making processes. Led by Moka SLC.

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Manga Club

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A Friday meetup where teens can watch a variety of anime series, discuss recent manga reads, play games, make cosplay costumes, and learn more about the Japanese culture that gave rise to these art forms.

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Video Gaming

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Teens can have fun and relax for the afternoon by taking the Sweet Branch's Xbox One for a spin.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Alt Press Fest 2018 Call for Entries

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The City Library’s 10th annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City.

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Art EXHIBITS

The Salt Lake City Library hosts art exibits throughout the year. We also lists citywide exhibits here and in our events calendar. If you are a local artist, click on "Call for Entries" to get involved.

From Jun 21 to Jun 24

Art lives here. 2018 Utah Arts Festival The 42n annual Utah Arts Festival will feature more than 160 visual artists and 100-plus performing arts groups celebrating artistic expression in the heart of Salt Lake City. Main Library, Library Square

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From Jun 01 to Jul 26

Alt Press Fest 2018 Call for Entries The City Library’s 10th annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. Main Library Urban Room

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From Jun 15 to Aug 03

The Summons Has Reached Us: Drawings by wren ross Gallery Talk: Fri, June 15, 6pm. Reception/Gallery Stroll: Fri, June 15, 6–9pm. Gallery Stroll: Fri, July 20, 6–9pm Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City 84102

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CALL FOR ENTRIES

Exhibits are chosen by a staff committee according to the needs and interests of the community, the variety of shows, the artistic quality of the works, and the suitability of format for each library's physical space. Submissions are accepted twice annually: during the two-week periods prior to April 10 and October 10.



TEEN ART EXHIBIT CALL FOR ENTRIES

Teen artists and art instructors, submit your or your student's portfolio to be featured at The City Library! We are always on the lookout for original art exhibitions for the Main Library's Canteena Space on Level 2, and welcome submissions year-round.