• Freedom to Read Banned Books Week Discussions

    Celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week 2017 with two community discussions on banned and challenged books.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Salt Lake City Performance Art Festival Oct 6–7 · Main Library

    Experience live performance art suitable for all ages and interests. This festival features 12 local and out-of-state artists, each presenting original pieces

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Pursuit of Social Change
    Vision begins with the eyes, but it truly takes place in the brain. Fei-Fei Li

    The Pursuit of Social Change

    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 October event will be centered on "The Pursuit of Social Change," presented by Agustin Diaz.

  • Monster Used Book Sale Oct 11-14 · Main Library Book Sale Area

    Find spooky great deals on books, music, movies, and more! The Friends of The City Library Monster Used Book Sale offers a well-rounded collection of materials for all ages, all available at bargain prices. For this sale we’ll have notably large quantities of children’s and teen fiction, sci-fi and fantasy, cookbooks, history, and religion books.

COMPUTER CLASSES EVENTS
Main Library Technology Center
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Résumé Basics

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Learn how to create a basic resume. Please bring your job history and education information, and a USB flash drive to save your work.

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Email Basics

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Learn how to create and use an email account, send attachments, and use proper email etiquette.

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Cover Letters

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Learn the basics on creating a cover letter for your résumé that can be both printed and sent electronically.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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HeritageQuest

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Learn to research your genealogy online with HeritageQuest.

Main Library Technology Center
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Learn basic spreadsheet skills in Excel 2013, including entering data and formulas; moving and copying data; formatting and previewing worksheets; sorting and filtering data; linking data from one sheet to another; and using styles and formatting to make your spreadsheet look professional.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Word 2010: Formatting for Books

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Learn how to use Word 2010 to its full potential to write excellent books and meet the formatting specifications set by publishers.

Chapman Branch
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Buscador de Google

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Aprenda a buscar información de todo lo que quiera saber con este motor de búsqueda.

Main Library Technology Center
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Learn basic word processing skills in Word 2013, including using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and opening documents; formatting text; and formatting individual sections of your document, including section breaks, columns, and pages.

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Word 2013: Tables and Mail Merge

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Learn how to create and format tables, columns, and rows in Word 2013 and find out how to use the mail merge function to create form letters, mailing labels, envelopes, and emails. Some knowledge of Excel or Access is helpful, but is not required.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Learn to using Google’s various apps (i.e., Calendar, Drive, Gmail, etc.) to get the best out of your phone and stay organized.

Chapman Branch
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Google Drive en español

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Aprenda como guardar todos sus archivos en linea para que usted puede accederlos desde cualquier computadora, smartphone o tablet.

Main Library Technology Center
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Résumé Basics

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Learn how to create a basic resume. Please bring your job history and education information, and a USB flash drive to save your work.

Chapman Branch
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Google Docs en español

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Aprenda cómo crear y guardar documentos con esta aplicación web. Usted puede colaborar con varias personas en documentos, incluso ábrelos y modifícalos con tu smartphone o tablet.

Main Library Technology Center
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PowerPoint 2013

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Learn to create a colorful presentation that will impress colleagues and friends in PowerPoint 2013.

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Cover Letter Basics

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Learn the basics on creating a cover letter for your résumé that can be both printed and sent electronically.

Main Library Creatlive Lab
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Make a Spooky Photo

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Take creepy photos on your own or with loved ones, then print your masterpiece. Costumes are welcome!

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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 Aug 14 to Sep 30

Things Lost to Time Come take a trip down Memory Lane in the Special Collections and discover what we have lost. Main Library Special Collections

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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.