• Stay informed on local issues. Marmalade Library

    There may be as many as six ballot initiatives when Utah voters go to the polls this November. Through panel discussions and Q & A sessions, this town hall-style series will help you make informed decisions when you vote by explaining the issues behind these ballot initiatives, and the pros and cons of each.

  • Rooftop Yoga
    When the breath is calmed, the mind too will be still. Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika

    Rooftop Yoga

    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 levels of expertise. Yoga classes will be offered two times each month May through August.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Open Mic Night
    Just get me a stage, get me a mic, and I am going to be happy! Rita Wilson

    Open Mic Night

    All ages are welcome to share their talent at the Day-Riverside Branch, be it singing, playing a musical instrument, dance, poetry, or comedy. Sign-up is first come, first serve.

  • 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.

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • Well we're all in the mood for a melody, And you've got us feelin' alright Billy Joel, "Piano Man"

    Strike a Chord this summer by taking part in The City Library's Super Summer Challenge! Starting June 1, stop by any City Library location to sign up and grab a tracker full of activities that challenge you to READ, CREATE, EXPLORE, and MOVE. There's something for all ages so everyone can get in on the fun! Track your progress for a chance to win prizes and make it a Super Summer. Enjoy free events at the Library all summer long.

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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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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Solar Oven S'mores

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Make s'mores using heat from the sun and an "oven" made from recycled materials.

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Book Break

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Take a mid-day break to relax and listen to a story with read-alouds, audio books, or podcasts, along with simple activities. Participants will earn an extra hour of computer time!

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Yoga for Families

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Relax your mind and connect with your body with a professionally-led yoga session for all ages and all experience levels.

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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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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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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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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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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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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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The Sound of Science: Bat Eyes

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Bats can navigate in the dark by making sounds and listening for the echoes off of their surroundings. Learn about light and sound waves, and participate in hands-on experiments that let you can "see" like a bat does.

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Jump Rope Workshop

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Kids and families can meet competitive jump-ropers from Extreme Elevation and learn rope skills and tricks.

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Musical Jeopardy

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Test your music knowledge with this Jeopardy-style music trivia game!

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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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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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STEAM Makerspace: Wind & Weather

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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Musical Bridge

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Kids ages 6–9 will learn musical theory concepts through songs, games, rhythm and tonal activities, and musical instruments/props.

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Rain Stick Creation

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Kids will make their own sound-making rain stick and decorate it with Cricut stickers. Recommended for ages 5–8.

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Book Break

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Take a mid-day break to relax and listen to a story with read-alouds, audio books, or podcasts, along with simple activities. Participants will earn an extra hour of computer time!

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Yoga for Families

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Relax your mind and connect with your body with a professionally-led yoga session for all ages and all experience levels.

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Shrinky Dinks

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Customize Shrinky Dinks to make zipper-pulls, jewelry, tiny art, or anything else you can dream up.

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G Suite Training

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Google's G Suite offers Gmail, word processing with Docs, spreadsheets with Sheets, and more! Learn how to take advantage of these free tools.

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Poetry Open Mic

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Poetry is a way to connect with yourself and connect with others. Adults, share your words at the Glendale Branch and let yourself be free in a safe space to explore the beauty of poetry and community.

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Musical Bridge

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Kids ages 6–9 will learn musical theory concepts through songs, games, rhythm and tonal activities, and musical instruments/props.

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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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How-to DIY

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Every month adults and older teens can “make it and take it” with a craft project, or learn a new skill to practice at home. Materials provided.

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Creative Writing Basics

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Join the SLCC Community Writing Center in this workshop on the basics of creative writing.

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Improv Workshop

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Learn the basics of improvisation, practice word association and other improv techniques, then construct your own narrative.

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Hula Hoop Making

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<p>Make your own hula hoop and learn some simple tricks.</p>

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Candy Creations

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

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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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Happy Hula

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Happy Polynesian Dance Group uses dance and music the cultures of the Cook Islands, New Zealand, Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji and Samoa. You're invited to learn and dance with them!

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STEAM Makerspace: Writing & Art

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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Pick Jewelry Making

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Use a guitar-pick punch to create unique jewelry out of guitar picks!

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Scales and Tails Reptile Show

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See and touch live reptiles, a crocodilian skull, and one very big snake while learning all about these fascinating creatures. Recommended for 5 and up.

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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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Book Break

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Take a mid-day break to relax and listen to a story with read-alouds, audio books, or podcasts, along with simple activities. Participants will earn an extra hour of computer time!

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Water Wars!

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A day of outdoor play! Make sure to bring a change of clothes and a towel — you WILL get wet!

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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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Bucket Percussion Drum Circle

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This interactive class will have kids learning rhythms, rhythm notation, improvisation, and playing in an ensemble!

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STEAM Makerspace: Technology

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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Movie: Every Day

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Popcorn and a screening of Every Day, adapted from the best-selling novel by David Levithan.

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This workshop will teach the most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, so you can focus on your organization's mission.

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Storytime Celebration

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Celebrate at this special graduation storytime where we will welcome new friends and say goodbye to kids who may be starting school.

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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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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

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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.