• Chapman Chats Library Namesake Annie Chapman

    Based on late 19th and early 20th century lifelong learning programs originating from New York’s Chautauqua Institution, Chapman Chats are the flagship series for our Centennial year. They are presented by community members on topics that inspire their passions and inform their lives.

  • Nature is a circle of which the center is everywhere. Empedocles

    Children up to age four and their families can come for stories highlighting circles, then explore circles further through intentional play with dots, hula hoops, and other fun circles and spheres!

  • Nonprofit Grantseeking Resources

    The City Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center, providing free access to the best and most comprehensive information available on foundation and corporate giving. Our free interactive workshops and trainings will teach you effective research techniques, writing processes, and other tactics to help you get the most out of our Funding Information Network resources.

  • we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad. Cheshire Cat

    The Mad Hatter returns to host a double-birthday tea party to celebrate both Lewis Carroll and the Chapman Branch! For the branch's 100th birthday, all ages can come decked out in their most dapper duds to match their favorite decade of the past century. Indulge in scrumptious teatime snacks and enter to win prizes. Before you leave, be sure to snap a photo with the Mad Hatter himself!

  • 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.

  • New Year / New Hobby


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