• Download the NEW Library App! Now 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!

  • 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.

  • The Cruelest Month: World War I Commemorative Events
    The Cruelest Month: World War I Commemorative Events Chapman Branch

    The Cruelest Month: World War I Commemorative Events

    When the Chapman Branch opened in May of 1918, World War I still raged in Europe. April of that year marked a turning point that eventually led to the Armistice, ending that great and terrible war. As part of a month-long commemoration of that “cruelest month,” the branch will hold film screenings, talks, and other commemorations.

  • Main Library Children's Library and Rooftop Terrace

    Two areas of the Main Library are currently closed for repairs and renovation. The Children's Library is closed until May 4 while new shelving is installed, and the Rooftop Terrace is closed until May 1 while several leaks are addressed.

  • Concert Series Call for Entries
    Everything is better with music! - Awen

    Concert Series Call for Entries

    Showcase your music at The City Library’s Summer Concert Series! Concerts will be hosted at four different City Library locations and will highlight local music of any style. Submissions are open through April 22, 2018. Concerts will be held at the Main Library, Day-Riverside, Marmalade, and Sprague Branches.

  • Become a Technology Mentor
    Technology is all about building human connections. Padmasree Warrior

    Become a Technology Mentor

    In partnership with the International Rescue Committee, Technology Mentors support refugee families recently resettled into the Salt Lake City area by empowering them to unlock the potential of technology. Mentors guide refugees in navigating a new community and creating a safe space for the family to learn and grow in their technology use and English skills.

  • Marmalade Coffee and Chocolate society Book Club 3rd Monday of each month · 7–8pm

    Join the Marmalade Branch for this literary and culinary book-club experience. Coffee- and chocolate-themed books will be provided by the Library while the Marmalade Coffee and Chocolate Society and Moka offer the latest delights from local artisan producers. Registration is required.

  • Tree Tales Storytime
    Tree Tales Storytime Multiple Locations

    Tree Tales Storytime

    In honor of Earth Day, The City Library will celebrate the natural world with special tree-themed storytimes. In partnership with Tree Utah.

  • Annual Day-Riverside Spring Celebration:
    Alice's Adventures in Rose Park April 25 · 3:30pm · Day-Riverside

    Annual Day-Riverside Spring Celebration:

    This Spring, you won't need to fall down the rabbit hole — the Day-Riverside Branch is your shortcut to Wonderland! It's an Alice in Wonderland evening for the whole family. Learn to play croquet, paint the roses red, decorate your own tea cup, and see if you can spot that overdue White Rabbit.

  • 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.



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