• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Couple LINKS
    Healthy Relationship Classes: Couple LINKS Every Thursday in August · Day-Riverside Branch

    Couple LINKS

    A free four-week course to help long-term, committed couples maintain a healthy and happy relationship.

  • 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.

  • HUM Call for Submissions
    Utah Musicians: Submit Your Music Now! Through Aug 22

    HUM Call for Submissions

    HUM is accepting submissions through August 22. HUM (Hear Utah Music) is a digital space celebrating Utah’s local music community. Albums and EPs by Utah musicians will be juried by a committee of local music experts, and selected works will be added to the HUM collection. Musicians whose works are selected will be given a licensing fee for sharing their music through HUM, and listeners will gain access to the best of Utah music through this new digital platform.

  • Discover local music this summer at The City Library Multiple Locations · June–Sep

    Concerts will be hosted at five different City Library locations and will highlight local music of any style.

  • 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.

  • Storytime and Honey Tasting
    Honey Celebration Sat, Sep 22, 3:30pm · Main Library

    Storytime and Honey Tasting

    Celebrate The Main Library's buzzing bee buddies with a bee-themed children’s storytime, then taste this year’s honey from our rooftop beehives.

  • 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.

GET INVOLVED EVENTS
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Homebuying 101

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This class will help you learn the basics of home buying.

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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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I'm With the Banned

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During Banned Books Week, celebrate your Freedom to Read by making crafts with old book pages and decorating a one-of-a-kind tote bag for carrying your favorite books.

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During Banned Books Week, celebrate your Freedom to Read by decorating a one-of-a-kind canvas tote bag for carrying your favorite books. Fun for all ages.

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Homebuying 101

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This class will help you learn the basics of home buying.

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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.

Main Library
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Curator Kristina Lenzi will bring together several local and out-of-state performance artists to fill one of Salt Lake City’s most remarkable buildings with thought-provoking art performance art pieces.

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Curator Kristina Lenzi will bring together several local and out-of-state performance artists to fill one of Salt Lake City’s most remarkable buildings with thought-provoking art performance art pieces.

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Alt Press Fest 2018

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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.

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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.