• 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 a soothing episode of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross and paint your own happy little trees.

  • Charlas en Chapman
    Charlas en Chapman: Primeros Auxilios y RCP Sucursal de Chapman · 30 de junio · 2pm

    Charlas en Chapman

    En 2018, la Sucursal de Chapman cumple 100 años! Para celebrarlo, llevará a cabo las Charlas Chapman en español, una serie de programas informativos y entretenidos, ¡todos presentados en español! Esta mes, presentamos "Primeros Auxilios y RCP."

  • 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.

  • Business Growth Strategies
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Business Growth Strategies

    Join The City Library and Salt Lake SCORE for this monthly workshop series that will help you start up and nurture your small business. You will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and learn the keys to success.

  • 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.

  • Call for Entries
    Alt Press Fest 2018 Saturday, October 13

    Call for Entries

    Fill out this form if you want to table at the The City Library's 10th annual Alt Press Fest! The fest celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. The Call for Entries form will be open through Thursday, July 26.

  • 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.

  • Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants
    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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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. 

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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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Kidding Around Yoga with Sarah Bly combines traditional yoga techniques with original music, games, and other activities, guiding children and adults as they focus their minds, stretch their bodies, and have fun.

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Kids Café

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Tie-Dye

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We'll bring the dye supplies, you bring the creativity!

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Yoga Flow

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Yoga Flow combines music and yoga for a unique class designed for all experience levels.

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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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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Macabre Movies at Marmalade

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Screenings of some of the scariest horror movies from recent years. Last Thursday of each month. Recommended for adults only.

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Kids Café

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Free after-school snacks for kids & teens.

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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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

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The first Thursday of each month, enjoy tasty samples and learn something new and about the classic combination—coffee and chocolate— from local producers and experts.

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Family Dance Party

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Kids can dance and play with props and instruments while our Librarian DJ spins a setlist of fun children's songs.

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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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

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Yoga Flow

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Yoga Flow combines music and yoga for a unique class designed for all experience levels.

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Kidding Around Yoga with Sarah Bly combines traditional yoga techniques with original music, games, and other activities, guiding children and adults as they focus their minds, stretch their bodies, and have fun.

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Art & Maker Classes

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Music at Marmalade

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Add music to your summer evening by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for a free concert featuring Morgan Thomas.

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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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

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Genealogy Club

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Research your family history and create a four-generation pedigree chart.

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Storytime in the Park

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Meet at the Marmalade Branch and walk to Pugsley Park for a storytime with the Salt Lake City Parks Department.

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Coffee- and chocolate-themed books will be provided by the Library while the Marmalade Coffee and Chocolate Society and Moka offer the latest delights from local artisan producers.

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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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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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Documentaries at Marmalade

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Monthly screenings of documentary films examining social justice issues from around the world and throughout history.

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Screenings of some of the scariest horror movies from recent years. Last Thursday of each month. Recommended for adults only.

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Yoga Flow

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Solar Oven S'mores

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Make s'mores using heat from the sun and an "oven" made from recycled materials.

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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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

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Parker Solar Probe

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In late Summer 2018, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will set out on a mission to learn more about the sun and gather scientific data we've never had before.

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Musical Jeopardy

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Test your music knowledge with this Jeopardy-style music trivia game!

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

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Kidding Around Yoga with Sarah Bly combines traditional yoga techniques with original music, games, and other activities, guiding children and adults as they focus their minds, stretch their bodies, and have fun.

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Storytime in the Park

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Meet at the Marmalade Branch and walk to Pugsley Park for a storytime with the Salt Lake City Parks Department.

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Storytime Celebration

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Celebrate at this special graduation storytime where we will welcome new friends and say goodbye to kids who may be starting school.

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Tea Tuesday

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Macabre Movies at Marmalade

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Amigos y Libros

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Join us for a series of book discussions that provide Spanish speakers the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussions of books and authors in their native language. Books are chosen from a wide range of subjects and are tailored to the group's preferences.

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This new conversation series puts politics and policy aside to further community discussions about immigration topics, and how Utahns welcome people to the neighborhood.

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Screenings of some of the scariest horror movies from recent years. Last Thursday of each month. Recommended for adults only.

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All City Libraries will be closed on Monday, Dec 24, 2018 for Christmas Eve, as well as Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018, to commemorate Christmas Day.

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All City Libraries will be closed on Monday, Dec 24, 2018 for Christmas Eve, as well as Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018, 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.

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.