• 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.

  • Writing Workshops at Glendale July 16 · Aug 13

    Join the SLCC Community Writing Center for two workshops on the basics of creative writing and how to effectively engage in civic dialogue through social media.

  • Bob Ross Paint-Along
    Let's have a little evergreen Tree, and he lives right there. He's a nice tree. Bob Ross

    Bob Ross Paint-Along

    Follow along with a soothing episode of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross and paint your own happy little trees.

  • 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.

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    As any small business owner knows, starting a business is not glamorous work. Kevin McCarthy

    Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

    Join Salt Lake SCORE for a workshops that will help you get your start-up off the ground. Participants will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and will learn the keys to success.

  • 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.

  • Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
    The Post Main Library Auditorium · July 25 · 2pm

    Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday

    On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, watch the most popular movies from the Library's collection on the big screen. No need to wait on the hold list to see these hits!

  • Pasos sencillos para iniciar tu negocio
    Talleres de Negocios con Salt Lake SCORE Varias Sucursales · Julio a Septiembre

    Pasos sencillos para iniciar tu negocio

    Únete a la Biblioteca y los expertos de Salt Lake SCORE para esta serie de talleres mensuales que te ayudarán a despegar tu nueva empresa. Encuéntrate con mentores de negocios locales para discutir los pasos necesarios para iniciar un negocio y aprenda las claves del éxito.

  • Sweet Reads Book CLub 4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm

    Get to know new faces from your neighborhood and expose yourself to books you might not normally read at this monthly book club gathering. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.

  • Business Growth Strategies
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Business Growth Strategies

    Join The City Library and Salt Lake SCORE for this monthly workshop series that will help you start up and nurture your small business. You will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and learn the keys to success.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Featured Event
close/open

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 Tinker Lab
Featured Event
close/open

Code Club

67,276 people like this -

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.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
Featured Event
close/open

Teen Night

353 people like this -

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.

Chapman Branch
close/open

Toddler Musical Playtime

166 people like this -

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

Main Library Urban Room
close/open

Summer Lunch Program

928 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
close/open

Candy Creations

228 people like this -

Let your imagination come alive where candy and creativity collide. Candy and other supplies will be provided.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
close/open

Video Gaming

186 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
close/open

Kids Café

705 people like this -

Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

Glendale Branch
close/open

Manga Club with Anime Banzai

144 people like this -

Members of Anime Banzai will lead two hour workshops to help you level up your love of manga and anime.

Day-Riverside Branch
close/open

Zumba Kids

62 people like this -

Zumba Kids classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines and movement games. Recommended for kids 5 and up.

Glendale Branch
close/open

Dungeons & Dragons Club

129 people like this -

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

Marmalade Branch
close/open

Kids Café

391 people like this -

Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
close/open

Geek Girl Party

76 people like this -

A party for just the girls, with crafts, video games, temporary hair colors, and cupcakes!

Day-Riverside Branch
close/open

Teen Video Gaming

77 people like this -

Teens can grab a snack and take a break with the Day-Riverside Branch's Wii and PlayStation 4. Games are available on a first-come, first serve basis.

Main Library Urban Room
Featured Event
close/open

Alt Press Fest 2018 Call for Entries

4,454 people like this -

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.

Description image
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 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

4,454 people like this -
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

1,595 people like this -

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.