• Magic: The Gathering®
    There may exist powers even greater than Phyrexia –Sunblast Angel

    Magic: The Gathering®

    Whether you're brand new to Magic: The Gathering® trading card game or a seasoned veteran looking for some matchmaking, grab a friend and head to The City Library.

  • 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!

  • Teen Art Exhibit Call for Entries
    Submit your portfolio to be featured at The City Library

    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.

  • Design your own superhero symbol using 3D software

    Use 3D modeling software and a 3D printer to design and create your own superhero medallion. This program will include two 2-hour class sessions to complete and prepare a design for printing. Registration is required.

  • Create a sweet hideout worthy of any villain

    Masterminds ages 10–17 will use Minecraft to build the ultimate supervillain lair—including plenty of traps to snare approaching superheroes—then trade roles and try their luck at infiltrating the bases of rival supervillains.

  • 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.

  • read what you want, learn what you want, and make the world a better place.

    This summer, activate your true powers with The City Library’s Super Summer Challenge for Teens! Visit your favorite Library location to pick up your tracker and a free book to get started. Super Summer Challenge events for teens include Minecraft, DIY, Magic: the Gathering®, trivia challenges, and more.

  • Zinio Digital Magazines
    We read to know that we are not alone. William Nicholson

    Zinio Digital Magazines

    Check out The City Library's Zinio offerings! Full digital copies of your favorite magazines available for download and viewing on your tablet or mobile device. Unlimited access to the entire collection with your Library Card!

  • 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.

  • Share Your Summer Adventures

    Let The City Library know what you've been reading and doing this summer by instagramming or tweeting your travels, books, destinations, and more and tagging us @slcpl or #supersummer.

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See the world. Meet fun people. Speak their language. Mango Languages will get your linguistic chops up to speed in time for your vacation or study abroad program.

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