• Temporary Closure

    The Sprague Branch is temporarily closed for repairs due to flood damage sustained from overnight rainstorms on July 26, 2017. Tell the world how much the Sprague Branch means to you! Share photos and stories on social media using #MySprague.

  • You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou

    Explore unique projects and activies in these weekly workshops. Create something to take home, use, or consume. We'll provide the materials, you provide the imagination.

  • we'll take care of the work of renewing your Library items for you.

    Starting July 1, 2017, items will be automatically renewed up to three times, unless your item is on hold for another patron. Each auto-renewal gives you an additional full loan period, and we'll notify you of the new, extended due date via email.

  • Summer Concert Series at The City Library

    Discover local bands and musicians in genres ranging from folk and bluegrass to sauce rock and swing. The City Library's Summer Concert Series will feature live performances all summer long at the Main Library and Anderson-Foothill, Day-Riverside, Marmalade, and Sprague branches.

  • No More Overdue Fines
    The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach

    No More Overdue Fines

    The City Library will no longer charge fines for materials that are returned after their due date.

  • The most creative people have a childlike facility to play. John Cleese

    The City Library offers various classes each month to introduce the community to the various software titles available for use in the Creative Lab.

  • Harvesting The City Library's Honey Sat, Aug 26, 9–11AM

    Watch and learn about honey harvesting as Frank Whitby, the Salt Lake City Beekeeper, and Boy Scout Troop 202, St. Ambrose Parish, East Millcreek District harvest this year's honey from the Library's beehives on the Rooftop Terrace. Whitby will describe the honey harvesting process and bring out some comb honey to sample.

  • Every time I go to a movie, it's magic, no matter what the movie's about. Steven Spielberg

    Take in big screen showings of summer blockbusters at The City Library! Classic movies will be presented under the twinkling night sky on the east lawn of Library Square. Grab a blanket, bring some snacks, and enjoy a night of outdoor movie magic.

  • Computer science and machine learning can make rapid advances that seem really incredible. Bill Maris

    Join the University of Utah School of Computing and The City Library for a lecture series about the impact of computer science on our society and culture. Topics include algorithms and bias, the science of air quality, and technology and arts collaborations.



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