Join us on Saturday, July 15 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!
Buy quality, buy organic, buy natural, go to the farmers market.Michael Symon
Every time I go to a movie, it's magic, no matter what the movie's about.Steven Spielberg
Take in big screen showings of summer blockbusters at The City Library! Classic movies will be presented under the twinkling night sky on the east lawn of Library Square. Grab a blanket, bring some snacks, and enjoy a night of outdoor movie magic.
Eid al-Fitr CelebrationSat, Jul 8, 12–5:30pm · Marmalade Branch
Mark the end of Ramadan at The City Library. Join us for remarks from keynote speaker Professor Nebil Husayn, followed by a lively and interactive discussion. Festivities will also include crafts, storytime, a fashion show, traditional finger foods, and Ramadan trivia by Faeiza's Initiative.
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.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.Jim Rohn
Build a better world with The City Library's Super Summer Challenge! Beginning June 1, visit any City Library location to sign up, receive a Super Summer Challenge tracker, and start working toward entry into prize drawings. Fun, free events will also be offered at the Library all summer long.
Summer Concert Series at The City Library
Discover local bands and musicians in genres ranging from folk and bluegrass to sauce rock and swing. The City Library's Summer Concert Series will feature live performances all summer long at the Main Library and Anderson-Foothill, Day-Riverside, Marmalade, and Sprague branches.
When the breath is calmed, the mind too will be still.Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika
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.
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.
Misplaced Wall: Acrylic on Cardboard by Christopher Lynn Artwork by Christopher Lynn Main Library, Level 1
Shadow and Light: Photography by the Salt Lake Photographic Print Society Reception: Mon, Jun 5, 7pm Main Library, Lower Urban Room
The All-State Utah High School Art Show Reception: Thu, June 22, 6pm Main Library, Gallery at Library Square
Tao of Rudy: Essential Dog-ma for Everyday Joy Paintings by Corinne Humphrey Main Library, Children's Gallery
Reflections of My Soul: Paintings by JoAnna Johannesen Reception: Thu, Jun 8, 7–8:30pm Anderson-Foothill
Utah Gundam: Models by Local Artists Reception: Sat, July 1, 4pm Main Library Special Collections
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.