• 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.

  • Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Main Library Auditorium · June 27 · 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Film has the power to take you around the world or travel through time. 3rd Thu of each month · 6:30–8:30pm

    Monthly screenings of powerful films examining current and historical social issues from throughout the world. Selections coincide with the Marmalade Branch's Monthly Collection Highlight themes.

  • 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.

  • 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."

  • 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

  • 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.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Paint-a-Pot

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Design, decorate, and fill personalized potted planters

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Art & Maker Classes

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Make something with clean, discarded materials that have been saved from the landfill.

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Documentaries at Marmalade

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Monthly screenings of documentary films examining social justice issues from around the world and throughout history.

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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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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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

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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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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Tea Tuesday

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Join Moka and Herbalist Josh Williams for a casual, hands-on workshop focused on teas for wellness, peace, and tradition. 

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Tween Tuesdays

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Tweens can play games, learn new skills, enjoy snacks, and work together in this summer series.

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Tie-Dye

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We'll bring the dye supplies, you bring the creativity!

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Macabre Movies at Marmalade

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Screenings of some of the scariest horror movies from recent years. Last Thursday of each month. Recommended for adults only.

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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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

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The first Thursday of each month, enjoy tasty samples and learn something new and about the classic combination—coffee and chocolate— from local producers and experts.

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Family Dance Party

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Kids can dance and play with props and instruments while our Librarian DJ spins a setlist of fun children's songs.

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Art & Maker Classes

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Make something with clean, discarded materials that have been saved from the landfill.

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Music at Marmalade

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Add music to your summer evening by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for a free concert featuring Morgan Thomas.

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

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Genealogy Club

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Research your family history and create a four-generation pedigree chart.

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Storytime in the Park

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Meet at the Marmalade Branch and walk to Pugsley Park for a storytime with the Salt Lake City Parks Department.

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Coffee- and chocolate-themed books will be provided by the Library while the Marmalade Coffee and Chocolate Society and Moka offer the latest delights from local artisan producers.

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Join Moka and Herbalist Josh Williams for a casual, hands-on workshop focused on teas for wellness, peace, and tradition. 

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Adventure Dance

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Using children’s literature as a springboard to explore movement and dance, this class from Imagination Place invites the child to become an active role in the story.

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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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Yoga Flow

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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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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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

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Parker Solar Probe

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In late Summer 2018, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will set out on a mission to learn more about the sun and gather scientific data we've never had before.

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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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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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

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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.

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Storytime in the Park

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Meet at the Marmalade Branch and walk to Pugsley Park for a storytime with the Salt Lake City Parks Department.

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Yoga Flow

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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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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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This new conversation series puts politics and policy aside to further community discussions about immigration topics, and how Utahns welcome people to the neighborhood.

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Screenings of some of the scariest horror movies from recent years. Last Thursday of each month. Recommended for adults only.

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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.