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.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same timeThomas Merton
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.
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.
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.
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.
Avenues: Paintings by Craig Nielsen Reception: Sat, Sep 8, 3–5:00pm Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Great Girls of the World: Digital Prints by Beatrice Teigen Reception: Wed, Oct 10, 6:30–7:30pm Day-Riverside Branch
Future Vision: A Historic Look at Urban Planning in Salt Lake City Reception: Tue, Oct 2, 6–8pm Main Library, Special Collections
Utah Art Reimagined, Collage by Kandace Steadman Reception: Sat, Oct 13 · 4–5:30pm Main Library
Parallel Lives, Misremembered Pasts, Revelation, Heartbreak & Lore Reception: Sat, Oct 13 · 4–5:30pm Main Library
The Abstract: Paintings by Michael Pulley Reception: Thu, Sep 13, 7–8:30pm Anderson-Foothill
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.