• Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
    The Post Main Library Auditorium · July 25 · 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!

  • 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.

  • Pasos sencillos para iniciar tu negocio
    Talleres de Negocios con Salt Lake SCORE Varias Sucursales · Julio a Septiembre

    Pasos sencillos para iniciar tu negocio

    Únete a la Biblioteca y los expertos de Salt Lake SCORE para esta serie de talleres mensuales que te ayudarán a despegar tu nueva empresa. Encuéntrate con mentores de negocios locales para discutir los pasos necesarios para iniciar un negocio y aprenda las claves del éxito.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants
    One Person can make a difference. And everyone should try. John F. Kennedy

    Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants

    Learn the ten most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, and start looking for funders right away. The City Library will be holding five sessions of this workshop.

  • Computer Classes at The City Library

    The City Library offers a variety of computer classes every month, from introductory classes and basic skills to advanced classes in the Creative Lab.

  • 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.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED EVENTS
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A whimsical workshop all about Dr. Seuss! Discover the ins-and-outs of musical theatre by learning the songs and choreography from the hit musical Seussical, then perform for friends and family on the Library stage. For ages 6 and up.

Main Library, Creative Lab
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T-Shirt Pillows

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Bring an old t-shirt and turn it into a pillow!

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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The Sound of Science: Bat Eyes

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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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Art & Maker Classes

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

Main Library, Rooftop Terrace
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Rooftop Yoga

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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.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Make a Patch

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Stitch together a fabric patch using a sewing machine.

Main Library, Creative Lab
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Photoshop: Staycation

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Use the Creative Lab's green screen to make your staycation look like a dream vacation.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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This seminar will answer common questions about Social Security and help you plan for your future. You’ll learn who qualifies for Social Security, how and when you can claim it, what the future holds for the program, and how to calculate your benefit.

Marmalade Branch
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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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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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.

Marmalade Branch
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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.

Main Library, Computer Lab
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Microsoft Excel II: Formulas

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Learn how to use commonly used formulas and functions and how to create charts and pivot tables using data in an Excel spreadsheet.

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Rooftop Yoga

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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.

The Leonardo, 205 E 500 S
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Trivia Night at The Leonardo

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The second Friday of each month, take part in The Leonardo's Trivia night and see how much you know about about current events, science, pop culture, history, and more.

Anderson-Foothill
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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.

Marmalade Branch
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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.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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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.

Marmalade Branch
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Genealogy Club

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

Main Library Creative Lab
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Intro to Apple GarageBand

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Learn the basics of using Apple GarageBand to record your own music.

Main Library, Computer Lab
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Microsoft Word I

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Learn basic word processing skills in Word 2013: using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and more!

Main Library, Computer Lab
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Microsoft Word II

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The next steps in becoming comfortable using Word 2013.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Lifehacks for Spelling

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Play with some of the different tricks of becoming a stronger adult speller in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

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Adult Autism Book Group

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Adults and teens who live with autism are invited to share their love of books (and pizza) at this monthly get-together.

Main Library
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Bike the Branches

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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.

Marmalade Branch
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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.

Main Library, Rooftop Terrace
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Rooftop Yoga

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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.

Anderson-Foothill
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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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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.