• The Artist's Way: 12 Week Program
    The Artist's Way Day-Riverside · Tuesdays · June–Aug

    The Artist's Way: 12 Week Program

    A weekly meetup for creators, writers, and artists, using Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way as a springboard.Through exercises, journaling, and discussion, this group will help you overcome creative block and kickstart new artistic endeavors.

  • The Sound of Silents Main Library Auditorium

    3 matinee movies coming this summer, one Saturday a month. Local composers create their own soundtracks to classic silent films like, "The General" and "A Trip to the Moon."

  • Open Mic Night
    Just get me a stage, get me a mic, and I am going to be happy! Rita Wilson

    Open Mic Night

    All ages are welcome to share their talent at the Day-Riverside Branch, be it singing, playing a musical instrument, dance, poetry, or comedy. Sign-up is first come, first serve.

  • Rooftop Yoga
    When the breath is calmed, the mind too will be still. Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika

    Rooftop Yoga

    Join Salt Lake Power Yoga on the scenic rooftop of the Main Library for free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and levels of expertise. Yoga classes will be offered two times each month May through August.

  • Pasos sencillos para iniciar tu negocio
    Talleres de Negocios con Salt Lake SCORE Varias Sucursales · Julio a Septiembre

    Pasos sencillos para iniciar tu negocio

    Únete a la Biblioteca y los expertos de Salt Lake SCORE para esta serie de talleres mensuales que te ayudarán a despegar tu nueva empresa. Encuéntrate con mentores de negocios locales para discutir los pasos necesarios para iniciar un negocio y aprenda las claves del éxito.

  • Writing Workshops at Glendale July 16 · Aug 13

    Join the SLCC Community Writing Center for two workshops on the basics of creative writing and how to effectively engage in civic dialogue through social media.

  • Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
    The Post Main Library Auditorium · July 25 · 2pm

    Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday

    On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, watch the most popular movies from the Library's collection on the big screen. No need to wait on the hold list to see these hits!

  • Yoga Flow
    Yoga Flow Marmalade Branch

    Yoga Flow

    Yoga Flow combines music and yoga for a unique class designed for all experience levels. Led by certified teacher Sarah Kelly, this class centers on breath awareness, as well as promoting a sense of calm meditative focus as you move through various yoga poses.

  • Well we're all in the mood for a melody, And you've got us feelin' alright Billy Joel, "Piano Man"

    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 make it a Super Summer. Enjoy free events at the Library all summer long.

  • Classics Under the Stars
    Outdoor Movies Chapman Branch · Multiple dates

    Classics Under the Stars

    Celebrate the Chapman Branch's Centennial Summer with free popcorn and outdoor screenings of classic films. Bring your own comfy chair and a refreshing beverage, wear a retro outfit, and don't forget the bug spray! All films start at 8:30pm in the back parking lot of the Chapman Branch. Screenings will move indoors in case of rain.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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"The Artist's Way" 12-Week Program

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A weekly support and discussion group for creators, writers, artists, or anyone who wants to empower themselves creatively during the summer!

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Tea Tuesday

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Join Moka and Herbalist Josh Williams for a casual, hands-on workshop focused on teas for wellness, peace, and tradition. 

Main Library Craft Room
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Art & Maker Classes

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Make something with clean, discarded materials that have been saved from the landfill.

Main Library Urban Room
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Summer Lunch Program

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Feed your body and mind this summer. Everyone ages 18 and under can eat a free lunch every weekday.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Lizzy Luna’s unique Yoga Storytime and Songs incorporates yoga-position-inspired characters and settings, original music, and interactive movements.

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Adventure Dance

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Using children’s literature as a springboard to explore movement and dance, this class from Imagination Place invites the child to become an active role in the story.

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Art in the Amphitheater

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Enjoy creating projects like Cassette-Tape Wallets or Duct-Tape Swords outside in Anderson-Foothill's Amphitheater.

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Video Gaming Tweens and Teens

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Every Tuesday in July, tweens and teens can spend some time with teens on Level 2 of the Main Library and play collaborative video games.

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3D Print Your Own Instrument

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See a 3D printing demonstration and get your own 3D-printed Ocarina, then add the finishing touches.

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A Taste of Utah

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Teens can sample delicious treats made by local artisans while learning about different food-making processes. Led by Moka SLC.

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Movie: Spirited Away

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Watch the award-winning Miyazaki film Spirited Away and eat soot-sprite cake pops.

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Tween Tuesdays

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Tweens can play games, learn new skills, enjoy snacks, and work together in this summer series.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

Glendale Branch
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Improv Workshop

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Learn the basics of improvisation, practice word association and other improv techniques, then construct your own narrative.

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Art & Maker Classes

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Make something with clean, discarded materials that have been saved from the landfill.

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Dungeons & Dragons for Beginners

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A friendly introduction to Dungeon's & Dragons for first-timers, led by an experienced player. Held every Tuesday except for the 4th Tuesday of each month.

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Alt Press Fest 2018 Call for Entries

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The City Library’s 10th annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City.

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Art EXHIBITS

The Salt Lake City Library hosts art exibits throughout the year. We also lists citywide exhibits here and in our events calendar. If you are a local artist, click on "Call for Entries" to get involved.

From Jun 01 to Jul 26

Alt Press Fest 2018 Call for Entries The City Library’s 10th annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. Main Library Urban Room

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From Jun 15 to Aug 03

The Summons Has Reached Us: Drawings by wren ross Gallery Talk: Fri, June 15, 6pm. Reception/Gallery Stroll: Fri, June 15, 6–9pm. Gallery Stroll: Fri, July 20, 6–9pm Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City 84102

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CALL FOR ENTRIES

Exhibits are chosen by a staff committee according to the needs and interests of the community, the variety of shows, the artistic quality of the works, and the suitability of format for each library's physical space. Submissions are accepted twice annually: during the two-week periods prior to April 10 and October 10.



TEEN ART EXHIBIT CALL FOR ENTRIES

Teen artists and art instructors, submit your or your student's portfolio to be featured at The City Library! We are always on the lookout for original art exhibitions for the Main Library's Canteena Space on Level 2, and welcome submissions year-round.