• Sundance Film Festival January 19–29

    The Main Library Auditorium will play host to Sundance film screenings as one of several Salt Lake City venues. Explore Utah's own independent film festival for yourself by checking out related materials and past winners in our catalog.

  • Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper 4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm

    Get to know new faces from your neighborhood and expose yourself to books you might not normally read at this monthly book club gathering. For the first event in January, come ready with book titles you’ve read and enjoyed. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.

  • Loving vs Virginia (1967)
    The Fight for Civil Rights

    Loving vs Virginia (1967)

    Mildred Loving, (pictured) a black woman, and Richard Loving, a white man, were sentenced to a year in prison for marrying each other. The U.S. Supreme Court later overturned the Lovings' convictions in a unanimous decision.

  • You only need one ray of light to chase all the shadows away. Fredrik Backman, "A Man Called Ove"

    United We Read SLC is an initiative for everyone in Salt Lake County to connect by reading the same book and by sharing their experience with others. Community members are invited to participate in discussions, programs, and events and to contribute to a public collection of stories of kindness—random, intentional, received, and given.

  • Tech League
    Technology can create a sense of community. Hal Sparks

    Tech League

    The City Library’s Tech League aims to build a more digitally inclusive community through information, workshops, events, and classes. The Tech League's goal is to understand who in our community lacks Internet access and to bring the Library's resources and tools to those individuals to foster independence, connection, and success in our digital world.

  • Read Roald Dahl
    I is reading it hundreds of times, and I is still reading it and teaching new words to myself. The BFG

    Read Roald Dahl

    From January 15 through February 18, read a Roald Dahl book and visit any City Library location to collect a special Roald Dahl-themed button. Each Library location will have a different button that is related to one of Dahl's classic titles.

  • Year of the Rooster
    Chinese New Year Celebration Sat, Jan 28, Anderson-Foothill Branch

    Year of the Rooster

    Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with activities that are perfect for the whole family. Enjoy stories, crafts, games, a kids’ dragon dance parade, and a screening of "Kung Fu Panda 3."

  • Escape the room! Cuba Edition: The Havana Hostage

    Use your problem solving skills to uncover clues that will help you break out of a different country each month. Kids ages 9–12 will use their knowledge of math and reading to solve riddles, figure out puzzles, and save the day!


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