The City Library’s Sprague Branch has reopened with limited service. The main level of the building is open with "express services," including holds pick-up, a small collection of materials, a handful of public access computers with shortened time limits, and free public WiFi Internet access.
Sprague Branch Express Service Available Now
One Person can make a difference. And everyone should try.John F. Kennedy
Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants
Learn the ten most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, and start looking for funders right away. The City Library will be holding five sessions of this workshop.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same timeThomas 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.
Bike The BranchesSun, May 20 · Noon · Main Library
Bike the Branches
Learn about safe urban bike riding from the Bicycle Collective and take part in a group ride that will depart from the Main Library and stop at the Glendale, Day-Riverside, and Marmalade Branches. The bike ride will be approximately 15 miles long, with stops for refreshments at each Library location. Bike riders of all ages are welcome. Be sure to wear a helmet! Space is limited and registration is required for this program.
2-day Grant Writing WorkshopMay 23-24 · 9am-4pm · MAIN
2-day Grant Writing Workshop
Join The City Library and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a two-day, beginning workshop on grant writing. At the workshop, you'll gain a greater understanding of what it takes to create a competitive grant application for your organization. You'll also learn about common factors in grant proposals, working with partners, how to evaluate success, and more.
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.
Salt Lake City Performance Art Festival: Call for Proposals Submit your idea for performance at this year's Performance Art Festical, scheduled to take place Oct 5–6. Main Library
Inside Bolivia: Paintings by Hadley Rampton Reception and Poetry Reading:: Mon, May 21, 6:30–8pm Main Library Canteena, Level 2
People, Places, Things: New and Old Paintings by David Estes Reception: Sat, Apr 28, 4–5:30pm Marmalade Branch
Darker Territory: Paper Constructions by Lenka Konopasek Gallery Talk: Fri, Apr 20, 5:45pm. Reception/Gallery Stroll: Fri, Apr 20, 6–9pm Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City 84102
Head Lands: Paper and Found Object Constructions by Sarah Bown Roberts Gallery Talk: Fri, Apr 20, 6pm. Reception/Gallery Stroll: Fri, Apr 20, 6–9pm Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City 84102
Chapman Branch 100th Birthday Historical Photo Exhibit Reception: Sat, May 5, 4-5pm Chapman Branch
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.
PERFORMANCE ART FESTIVAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Each year, The City Library's Performance Art Festival invites the Salt Lake City community to experience world-class performance art, live and in person, featuring works from respected local and international artists. Curator Kristina Lenzi assembles a varied group of performances, suitable for all ages and interests. If you are interested in performing, please submit a proposal by May 31, 2018.