• 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.

  • 12 Minutes Max
    Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra Streisand

    12 Minutes Max

    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.

  • Savvy Senior Movies
    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

  • 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.

  • Re-Imagining Learning
    Vision begins with the eyes, but it truly takes place in the brain. Fei-Fei Li

    Re-Imagining Learning

    Marmalade Branch invites all to become inspired and informed at our series of events featuring dynamic talks from live local speakers, TED Talk videos, and conversations with your community. The December event will be centered on "Re-Imagining Learning," presented by Jason Tackett.

  • When you give a homemade gift, you are giving a part of yourself to the recipient. Mark Frauenfelder

    It's that time of year when the weather turns frosty, friends and families gather, and Pinterest pages fill with aspirational craft projects. Make your DIY dreams a reality this holiday season while indulging in warm popcorn and a movie.

  • Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper 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.

  • 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.

  • Sustaining Your Small Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Sustaining Your Small Business

    Join the Library and experts from Salt Lake SCORE to explore topics related to business ownership. In May, find out how marketing yourself and managing your personal brand can help you build a dedicated client and fan base.

  • 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.

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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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Art & Maker with Clever Octopus

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Crafting for elementary-aged kids using repurposed and recycled materials from Clever Octopus, with a bit of art history as well.

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One of Anderson-Foothill’s favorite furry friends, Lincoln the Service Dog, is heading into retirement. Send him off in style with this celebration of his career.

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Holi-DIY for Adults

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Make your DIY dreams a reality with these themed craft projects.

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Dog Day Afternoons

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Kids can practice reading to a fuzzy friend in a non-threatening environment.

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Scientific Saturdays: Slime

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A monthly program that gives teens a chance to explore scientific concepts with fun, hands-on experiments.

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Rumi Poetry Club

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This monthly meeting offers participants the opportunity to read their favorite poems from Rumi or other spiritual poets from around the world.

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This monthly meeting offers participants the opportunity to read their favorite poems from Rumi or other spiritual poets from around the world.

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First Wednesdays

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Find your next great read or share your enthusiasm for one of your favorites at the First Wednesdays Book Discussion Group.

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We read and write to help us make sense of our own lives. Join the SLCC Community Writing Center to create a written snapshot of your life and learn just how we can translate our experiences to the page.

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Holi-DIY for Adults

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Make your DIY dreams a reality with these themed craft projects.

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Gingerbread Jamboree

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A cookie-themed Preschool Storytime with a chance to decorate your very own gingerbread pals.

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Sensory Storytime

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This series of storytimes is intended for kids ages 3-10 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related sensory processing challenges and are functioning at a preschool- to early elementary age-developmental level.

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Sensory Storytime

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This series of storytimes is intended for kids ages 3-10 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related sensory processing challenges and are functioning at a preschool- to early elementary age-developmental level.

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All City Libraries will be closed on Sunday, Dec 24, 2017 for Christmas Eve, as well as Monday, Dec 25, 2017, to commemorate Christmas Day.

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All City Libraries will be closed on Sunday, Dec 24, 2017 for Christmas Eve, as well as Monday, Dec 25, 2017, to commemorate Christmas Day.

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Newbery Reading Challenge

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Kids, teens, and adults can read Newbery Medal-winning or Honored books and receive award pins.

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Children up to age four and their families can come for stories highlighting circles, then explore circles further through intentional play with dots, wheel, hula hoops, and other fun circles and spheres!

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Amigos y Libros

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Join us for a series of book discussions that provide Spanish speakers the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussions of books and authors in their native language. Books are chosen from a wide range of subjects and are tailored to the group's preferences.

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Children up to age four and their families can come for stories highlighting circles, then explore circles further through intentional play with dots, wheel, hula hoops, and other fun circles and spheres!

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First Wednesdays

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Find your next great read or share your enthusiasm for one of your favorites at the First Wednesdays Book Discussion Group.

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First Wednesdays

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Find your next great read or share your enthusiasm for one of your favorites at the First Wednesdays Book Discussion Group.

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Amigos y Libros

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Join us for a series of book discussions that provide Spanish speakers the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussions of books and authors in their native language. Books are chosen from a wide range of subjects and are tailored to the group's preferences.

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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.

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.