• Have a tablet or smartphone? Put a book on it!
    The City Library has eBooks!

    Have a tablet or smartphone? Put a book on it!

    The City Library offers eBooks and downloadable audiobooks, free with your Library Card. If you haven't checked out our eBook and downloadable audiobook offerings lately, it's now easier than ever to browse and download over 15,000 titles. You can read or listen anytime, anywhere, on any mobile device!

  • Nonprofit Grantseeking Resources

    The City Library is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center, providing free access to the best and most comprehensive information available on foundation and corporate giving. Our free interactive workshops and trainings will teach you effective research techniques, writing processes, and other tactics to help you get the most out of our Funding Information Network resources.

  • Truth brings joyous tranquility Rumi

    Discuss Rumi's poems and parables and celebrate the spiritual poetry of our life and community. This monthly meeting offers participants the opportunity to read their favorite poems from Rumi or other spiritual poets from around the world.

  • Check out a Laptop Discovery Kit!

    Take the Internet home with you by checking out a Laptop Discovery Kit. Library cardholders ages 18 and older can check out a kit that contains a laptop, mouse, and wi-fi hotspot.

  • Genealogy Club 2nd Sat, Jan–Aug · Marmalade Branch

    Genealogy can provide an invaluable window into the past. Everyone has their own reasons for researching their ancestors—to learn where they came from, to preserve a legacy for future generations, to better understand one's self and one's family.

  • SLCC Community Writing Center Workshops at the Glendale Branch

    Monthly workshops for writers of all abilities and educational backgrounds.

  • Free Access to Lynda.com
    Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. Thomas Huxley

    Free Access to Lynda.com

    Lynda.com provides an extensive library of training videos on practically any software program imaginable, including web development, design, animation, audio and video production, and more.

  • 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.

  • Check out a Sewing Discovery Kit!

    Create something new with The City Library's Sewing Discovery Kits! These kits are available for checkout and can be placed on hold via the online catalog or from the Marmalade Branch

  • 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.

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Super Summer Challenge

STRIKE A CHORD

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 enjoy free events at the Library all summer long. Click here to get started.


    Tech League

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.

The City Library offers dozens of online resources that you can access anytime, anywhere. Download eBooks and digital magazines, stream music and movies, learn a new language or skill, even get homework help from a live tutor.