• 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.

  • 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.

  • Classics Under the Stars
    Outdoor Movies Chapman Branch · Multiple dates

    Classics Under the Stars

    Celebrate the Chapman Branch's Centennial Summer with free popcorn and outdoor screenings of classic films. Bring your own comfy chair and a refreshing beverage, wear a retro outfit, and don't forget the bug spray! All films start at 8:30pm in the back parking lot of the Chapman Branch. Screenings will move indoors in case of rain.

  • 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.

  • Buy Quality, buy organic, buy natural, go to the farmers market. Michael Symon

    Join us on Saturday, July 14 for our annual Used Book Sale at the Downtown Farmers Market! Hundreds of books, DVDs, and children’s materials to choose from—all at bargain prices!

  • Bike the Branches
    Bike The Branches Sun, Aug 19 · 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Artist's Way: 12 Week Program
    The Artist's Way Day-Riverside · Tuesdays · June–Aug

    The Artist's Way: 12 Week Program

    A weekly meetup for creators, writers, and artists, using Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way as a springboard.Through exercises, journaling, and discussion, this group will help you overcome creative block and kickstart new artistic endeavors.

  • 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.

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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.