Join the SLCC Community Writing Center for this workshop on how to effectively engage in civic dialogue through social media.
Writing for change: social mediaMon, Aug 13, 6pm · Glendale Branch
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.
The Artist's WayDay-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.
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.
Film has the power to take you around the world or travel through time.3rd Thu of each month · 6:30–8:30pm
Monthly screenings of powerful films examining current and historical social issues from throughout the world. Selections coincide with the Marmalade Branch's Monthly Collection Highlight themes.
Talleres de Negocios con Salt Lake SCOREVarias 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.
Bike The BranchesSun, Aug 19 · 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.
Outdoor MoviesChapman 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.
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.
The Quietude of Silence: Paintings by Larry Cohen Reception: Sat, July 28, 4–5:30pm Marmalade Branch
The Book: Material Histories & Digital Futures Reception: Thu, Jul 12, 6:30–8:30pm Main Library, Special Collections
Appendages of Sense: Hand-Manipulated Photos by Justin Chouinard Gallery Talk: Fri, Aug 10, 6pm. Reception/Gallery Stroll: Fri, Aug 17, 6–9pm. Gallery Stroll: Fri, Sep 21, 6–9pm Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City 84102
Run Happy . . . Photography by Cindy McConkie Reception: Thu, Aug 9, 6:30–7:30pm Day-Riverside Branch
Shapes in Space: Mobiles by Matthew Linwood Hill Reception: Sat, Jul 7, 4–5pm Chapman Branch
Minoyki China Art by Sel Heidel 777 Reception: Sat, Jul 7, 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.