• Happy Hula Multiple Locations · June–July

    Happy Polynesian dance group loves to share our beautiful cultures in through dance and music. We display dances from the Cook Islands, New Zealand, Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji and Samoa. Our favorite part is inviting you to learn and dance with us. We are based in Provo and our group members are there and nearby, we all love to share our heritage and preserve it.


    Strike a Chord this summer by taking part in the Super Summer Challenge! This month, explore music-themed #SLCPLpicks.

  • 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.

  • Bike the Branches
    Bike The Branches Sun, June 17 · 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.

  • June 11- August 11 Glendale · Marmalade · Main Library

    Every weekday we'll be providing free afternoon meals to kids up to age 18. Meals at Glendale and Marmalade are offered in partnership with Utahns Against Hunger and Utah Food Bank. Meals at Main offered in partnership with Salt Lake City School District

  • The Sound of Science: Bat Eyes
    "see" like a bat does Multiple Locations · June–July

    The Sound of Science: Bat Eyes

    Bats can navigate in the dark by making sounds and listening for the echoes off of their surroundings. Learn about light and sound waves, and participate in hands-on experiments that let you can "see" like a bat does. Registration begins two weeks prior to each session.

  • Well we're all in the mood for a melody, And you've got us feelin' alright Billy Joel, "Piano Man"

    Strike a Chord this summer by taking part in The City Library's Super Summer Challenge! Starting June 1, stop by any City Library location to sign up and grab a tracker full of activities that challenge you to READ, CREATE, EXPLORE, and MOVE. There's something for all ages so everyone can get in on the fun! Track your progress for a chance to win prizes and make it a Super Summer. Enjoy free events at the Library all summer long.

  • 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.

  • Scales & Tails Reptile Show
    Scales & Tails Reptile Show Multiple Locations · June–July

    Scales & Tails Reptile Show

    This show includes a crocodilian skull, and 6 live small to medium reptiles (with at least one from each of the reptilian groups). The finale will be a snake between 6–8 feet. Kids will be invited to touch the animals at the end. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

  • 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.


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