• Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. Carl Sagan

    The City Library is teaming up with KUED Kids for a STEM Festival and Reading Marathon Kickoff. Pick up a Reading Log for the KUED November reading challenge, choose a book to take home, and participate in engaging Science, Technology, Engineering, (Art), and Math activities with your favorite community organizations.

  • Bob Ross Paint-Along
    Let's Have a little evergreen tree, and he lives right there. He's a nice tree. Bob Ross

    Bob Ross Paint-Along

    Follow along with an episode of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross and paint your own happy little trees.

  • Sustaining Your Small Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Sustaining Your Small Business

    Join the Library and experts from Salt Lake SCORE to explore topics related to business ownership. In May, find out how marketing yourself and managing your personal brand can help you build a dedicated client and fan base.

  • Halloween Celebration Fri, Oct 27, 1–4pm · Main Library

    Treat the kids to some early Halloween fun in the safe, friendly, and not-too-spooky environment of the Main Library's Children’s Library. We’ll have Halloween activities, prizes, and trick-or-treating all afternoon. Everyone is welcome to show off their costume, or come as they are.

  • Computer science and machine learning can make rapid advances that seem really incredible. Bill Maris

    Join the University of Utah School of Computing and The City Library for a lecture series about the impact of computer science on our society and culture. Topics include algorithms and bias, the science of air quality, and technology and arts collaborations.

  • Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper 4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm

    Get to know new faces from your neighborhood and expose yourself to books you might not normally read at this monthly book club gathering. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    As any small business owner knows, starting a business is not glamorous work. Kevin McCarthy

    Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

    Join Salt Lake SCORE for a workshops that will help you get your start-up off the ground. Participants will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and will learn the keys to success.

  • Computer Classes at The City Library

    The City Library offers a variety of computer classes every month, from introductory classes and basic skills to advanced classes in the Creative Lab.

  • Savvy Senior Movies
    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

  • Día de los Muertos Festival
    Everything that has existed lingers in the eternity. Agatha Christie

    Día de los Muertos Festival

    Celebrate the rich Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos at the Day-Riverside Branch on Thursday, November 2. Festivities include music and dance performances, calavera (sugar skull) and altar decorating, a photo-booth, face painting, food and drink, and more.

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Google Docs en español

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Aprenda cómo crear y guardar documentos con esta aplicación web. Usted puede colaborar con varias personas en documentos, incluso ábrelos y modifícalos con tu smartphone o tablet.

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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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Teen DIY: Stranger Things

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We'll create keychains and magnets featuring your favorite Stranger Things characters.

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Holi-DIY for Adults

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Make your DIY dreams a reality with themed craft projects and movie screenings.

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Tarjetas Navideñas

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Aprende a diseñar tarjetas navideñas que se alegren a tus seres queridos al recibirlas.

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Volantes Navideñas

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Aprende a hacer volantes navideños para llamar atención a eventos, fiestas, etc.

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Recipe Book Making

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Assemble and decorate your very own cookbook to take home.

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Tarjetas Navideñas II

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Aprende diseños más avanzados que puedes incorporar en tus tarjetas navideñas.

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We read and write to help us make sense of our own lives. Join the SLCC Community Writing Center to create a written snapshot of your life and learn just how we can translate our experiences to the page.

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Teen DIY lets teens aged 13-17 put their imagination to work and leave with something they've made with their own hands.

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Gingerbread Jamboree

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A cookie-themed Preschool Storytime with a chance to decorate your very own gingerbread pals.

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All City Libraries will be closed on Sunday, Dec 24, 2017 for Christmas Eve, as well as Monday, Dec 25, 2017, to commemorate Christmas Day.

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All City Libraries will be closed on Sunday, Dec 24, 2017 for Christmas Eve, as well as Monday, Dec 25, 2017, to commemorate Christmas Day.

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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.

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.