• 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.

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    Download The City Library Mobile App!

    Your library in the palm of your hand

    The City Library's app is available in each of the App Stores for Apple, Android, and Kindle devices. With a variety of useful features, the app lets you connect to the Library while you're on the go.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The City Library's digital Magazines

    Read and download full digital copies of your favorite magazines with Zinio Digital Magazines. The City Library’s revamped Zinio collection includes titles such as Harper’s, Inc., The Nation, 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 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 from the Main Library and the Chapman, Day-Riverside, and Glendale branches.

  • 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.

  • Streaming Music and Downloads
    All music is beautiful. Billy Strayhorn

    Streaming Music and Downloads

    Check out Freegal, The City Library's free music download and streaming service. City Library cardholders can now stream up to five hours' worth of music per day on Freegal, in addition to a download allotment of five MP3 songs per week!

Staff Picks



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The City Library is pleased to provide access to dozens of databases for our patrons at all City Library locations. In addition, if you have a City Library card and internet access, you can access many of these database resources from home.

    Super Summer Challenge

Take a break from your day-to-day responsibilities and help build a better world this summer by participating in The City Library's Super Summer Challenge! Beginning June 1, visit any City Library location to sign up, receive a Super Summer Challenge tracker, and start working toward entry into prize drawings. Fun, free events will also be offered at the Library all summer long.


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    Book Lists
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