• Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time Thomas Merton

    A monthly showcase of short new works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, come see new pieces in music, dance, writing, film, theater, performance art and the like, each 12 minutes or less.

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

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

  • Pop Art
    Pop Art Experience Main Library · Tue, Aug 14, 12:30–2:30pm Marmalade Branch · Tue, Aug 14, 4–6pm

    Pop Art

    Become a Pop Artist for a day! Artist Michael Albert is known for making collages out of cereal boxes and other packaging, and has traveled the world for over 20 years leading Hands-On Cereal Box Collage workshops. Kids and families can meet the artist, learn about his work, and make their own Pop Art collage using the same materials he uses to create his masterpieces. All participants will receive a free, limited-edition poster signed by the artist.

  • Sprague Branch Renovation Survey Available Through Fri, Aug 17

    Input from the community is vital as we ensure that the Sprague Branch continues to serve the Sugar House area for years to come. If you did not have an opportunity to attend one of the community meetings on August 9, we encourage you to provide us with your feedback now.

  • Classics Under the Stars
    Outdoor Movies Chapman Branch · Multiple dates

    Classics Under the Stars

    Celebrate the Chapman Branch's Centennial Summer with free popcorn and outdoor screenings of classic films. Bring your own comfy chair and a refreshing beverage, wear a retro outfit, and don't forget the bug spray! All films start at 8:30pm in the back parking lot of the Chapman Branch. Screenings will move indoors in case of rain.

  • Super Summer Sign-off
    Super Summer Sign-off at Tracy Aviary Aug 18, 9am-4pm · Tracy Aviary

    Super Summer Sign-off

    After you've hit all the right notes and finished your Super Summer Challenge, celebrate with an encore at the Tracy Aviary! When you turn in your Level 3 Bingo Card you'll receive a prize and a free admission ticket to the Tracy Aviary for our Super Summer Sign-Off on August 18. Walk the beautiful grounds, listen to the birds sing, and get your picture taken in The City Library's photo booth for a Super-Summer Souvenir.

  • Download the NEW Library App! Available for Apple & Android

    The City Library's new app makes it easy to search the Library's catalog on the go, see items you have checked out, and place holds. You can access mobile-friendly versions of the Digital Library's online resources, use your Library card's barcode right from the app, and so much more!

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  • Garden Storytime at The Plot
    Garden Storytime The Plot · Sundays in September

    Garden Storytime at The Plot

    Kids and caregivers can sit among the green plants and ripening vegetables of The Plot — the Main Library's community garden — for a garden-themed storytime followed by an activity that will awaken their inner green thumb!

  • Bike the Branches
    Bike The Branches Sun, Aug 19 · Noon · Main Library

    Bike the Branches

    Learn about safe urban bike riding from the Bicycle Collective and take part in a group ride that will depart from the Main Library and stop at the Glendale, Day-Riverside, and Marmalade Branches. The bike ride will be approximately 15 miles long, with stops for refreshments at each Library location. Bike riders of all ages are welcome. Be sure to wear a helmet! Space is limited and registration is required for this program.



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