• Discover local music this summer at The City Library Multiple Locations · June–Aug

    Concerts will be hosted at five different City Library locations and will highlight local music of any style.

  • Buy Quality, buy organic, buy natural, go to the farmers market. Michael Symon

    Join us on Saturday, July 14 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!

  • Year of Centennial Celebration
    The Chapman Branch has served the people of Salt Lake since May 27, 1918.

    Year of Centennial Celebration

    Throughout the year there will be Centennial events like Chapman's 100th birthday party! Look out for decades-themed book displays and share your personal memories of #chapman100.

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  • Call for Entries
    Alt Press Fest 2018 Saturday, October 13

    Call for Entries

    Fill out this form if you want to table at the The City Library's 10th annual Alt Press Fest! The fest celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. The Call for Entries form will be open through Thursday, July 26.

  • Bob Ross Paint-Along
    Let's have a little evergreen Tree, and he lives right there. He's a nice tree. Bob Ross

    Bob Ross Paint-Along

    Follow along with a soothing episode of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross and paint your own happy little trees.

  • Anime Banzai "Get Into Books" Charity Event Glendale Branch · July 28 · 1-5pm

    Have you ever imagined your self at the Mad Hatter's tea party or playing croquet with the Queen of Hearts? Or perhaps you would like to be a Wizard and experience a real live potions class. Or maybe you want to investigate the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss. We will be exploring the world of books for all ages join us to help raise funds for Autism Gives and learn what it is like to be a character from one of your favorite books.

  • This magical, marvelous food on our plate, this sustenance we absorb, has a story to tell. Joel Salatin

    Teens will sample delicious treats made by local artisans while learning about different food-making processes. Led by Moka SLC. At multiple locations, June - July.

  • The Sound of Silents Main Library Auditorium

    3 matinee movies coming this summer, one Saturday a month. Local composers create their own soundtracks to classic silent films like, "The General" and "A Trip to the Moon."

  • Teen Song Writing Workshop Sprague Branch · July 28 · 2pm

    Join award-winning singer-songwriter and musical teaching artist Mindy Dillard in a songwriting workshop for ages 12 to 18. This workshop will introduce students to creative writing exercises, prompts and games as well as the components of songwriting. Students will have an opportunity to share what they create with the group. Students are encouraged to bring an instrument, if they play, although no instrument is required.



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