• 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.

  • Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time Thomas 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.

  • Year of Centennial Celebration
    The Chapman Branch has served the people of Salt Lake since May 27, 1918.

    Year of Centennial Celebration

    Throughout the year there will be Centennial events like Chapman's 100th birthday party! Look out for decades-themed book displays and share your personal memories of #chapman100.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Cruelest Month: World War I Commemorative Events
    The Cruelest Month: World War I Commemorative Events Chapman Branch

    The Cruelest Month: World War I Commemorative Events

    When the Chapman Branch opened in May of 1918, World War I still raged in Europe. April of that year marked a turning point that eventually led to the Armistice, ending that great and terrible war. As part of a month-long commemoration of that “cruelest month,” the branch will hold film screenings, talks, and other commemorations.

  • 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.

  • Showcase your smarts against other trivia geeks

    The second Friday of each month, take part in The Leonardo's Trivia night and see how much you know about current events, science, pop culture, history, and more.

  • Concert Series Call for Entries
    Everything is better with music! - Awen

    Concert Series Call for Entries

    Showcase your music at The City Library’s Summer Concert Series! Concerts will be hosted at four different City Library locations and will highlight local music of any style. Submissions are open through April 22, 2018. Concerts will be held at the Main Library, Day-Riverside, Marmalade, and Sprague Branches.

  • Sprague Branch Express Service Available Now

    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.

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Teen DIY at Glendale

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Weekly Do-It-Yourself workshop. Teens ages 10–17 can explore unique projects and create something to take home. We'll provide the materials, you provide the imagination.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Manga and Anime Club

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The Manga and Anime Club meets every Friday. We’ll watch a variety of Anime series, discuss recent Manga reads, play games, create cosplay costumes, and learn more about the Japanese culture that gave rise to these art forms. For teens ages 12–17.

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Art Afternoon

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Themed art-projects and educational instruction for children up to age 8.

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Open Creative Lab

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The Creative Lab puts awesome technology in your hands for making videos, podcasts, music, 3D printing, and more! Open for Teens Monday and Wednesday evenings.

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Cartoon Afternoons

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Every Wednesday, kids ages 9-12 can spend an afternoon enjoying modern cartoon series, then put together a presentation based on the topic.

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Open Creative Lab

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The Creative Lab puts awesome technology in your hands for making videos, podcasts, music, 3D printing, and more! Open for Teens Monday and Wednesday evenings.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Teen DIY at Glendale

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Weekly Teen DIY workshops allow those ages 10–17 to explore unique projects and make something to take home.

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Help make the Library a better place for teens by taking part in the Teen Advisory Board. This group offers you a space to voice your opinion and shape the direction of teen-oriented Library programming. Snacks and activities will be available at each meeting.

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Sensory Storytime

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This series of storytimes is intended for kids ages 3-10 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related sensory processing challenges and are functioning at a preschool- to early elementary age-developmental level.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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Every month at these mini-workshops adults and older teens will have an opportunity to “make it and take It” with a craft project, or learn a new trick to practice at home.

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Kids and teens ages 6–18 can learn hip-hop dance moves with playful stretches, movement, and music.

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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Take a mid-day break to relax and listen to a story with read-alouds, audio books, or podcasts, along with simple activities. Participants will earn an extra hour of computer time!

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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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The Sound of Science: Bat Eyes

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Bats can navigate in the dark by making sounds and listening for the echoes off of their surroundings. Learn about light and sound waves, and participate in hands-on experiments that let you can "see" like a bat does.

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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Take a mid-day break to relax and listen to a story with read-alouds, audio books, or podcasts, along with simple activities. Participants will earn an extra hour of computer time!

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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See and touch live reptiles, a crocodilian skull, and one very big snake while learning all about these fascinating creatures. Recommended for 5 and up.

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Take a mid-day break to relax and listen to a story with read-alouds, audio books, or podcasts, along with simple activities. Participants will earn an extra hour of computer time!

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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

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Kids and teens ages 6–18 can learn hip-hop dance moves with playful stretches, movement, and music.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

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Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.

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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 Apr 18 to May 20

Piecing Together Mental Illness Piecing Together Mental Illness Presentation: Fri, Apr, 20 · 7–8pm, Reception: Fri, Apr, 20 · 8–9pm Main Library, Lower Urban Room

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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.



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.