• We shall not cease from exploration T.S. Eliot

    Get ready for the ACT® college admissions test with a series of peer study sessions offered at the Marmalade Branch every Wednesday.

  • The most creative people have a childlike facility to play. John Cleese

    The Library’s Creative Lab now offers an electronic cutting machine capable of making precision cutouts of intricate designs on vinyl, paper, and a variety of other materials, as well as a poster printer capable of printing large-format projects on paper up to 44" wide. Click here for more info and to reserve the Creative Lab.

  • Minecraft for Teens Every Saturday, Oct 15–29 Anderson-Foothill Branch

    Play Minecraft with other teens from your neighborhood and work together to collect resources, craft tools, build structures, and persevere over hostile Creepers! Tweens and teens ages 12–18 are invited to take part in this addictive 3D collaborative game.

  • Teen Art Exhibit Call for Entries
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    Teen Art Exhibit Call for Entries

    We're always on the lookout for original art exhibitions for the Main Library's Level 2 Canteena Space. Submissions are accepted year-round.

  • A concert is not a live rendition of an album. It's a theatrical event. Freddie Mercury

    The City Library's Local Music Collection—housed on the first floor of the Main Library—includes a diverse, growing selection of CDs from a variety of artists located in the Salt Lake City area.

  • Video Gaming Every Fri, 3:30–5pm, Marmalade Branch

    Take a break with local teens and the Marmalade Branch’s gaming systems each week. Teens can play provided Wii U and PlayStation 4 games on a first-come, first-served basis and enjoy provided snacks.

  • Learn a Language
    Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Learn a Language

    The City Library's Mango Languages database can help you expand your language toolkit.

  • You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou

    Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

  • The only real advice you can give anyone is to keep writing. David Sedaris

    Local author Bryan Young invites you to a monthly series of fiction readings featuring visiting and local authors, as well as readings from you! On the third Thursday of every month, Young will invite authors from around the state and country to read selections of their work. After that, the floor is yours. Come to read, come to listen.

  • Dungeons & Dragons Role-Playing Game for Beginners

    Break out your twenty-sided die, Dungeon Master, and start an adventure with new friends. If you’re new to the game, you can build a character ready to take on whatever the story may hold. Join us every Tuesday at 6pm at Chapman for new tales and excitement in the original role-playing game!

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