• 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. For the first event in January, come ready with book titles you’ve read and enjoyed. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.

  • 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.

  • Utah's Trailblazing Women Wed, Feb 22, 7pm

    Celebrate Women’s History Month with a discussion about breaking down barriers and making positive differences in the Beehive State. KRCL RadioActive Host and Executive Producer Lara Jones will moderate a panel in the Main Library Auditorium featuring some of Utah’s influential women.

  • 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.

  • 12 Minutes Max
    Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra Streisand

    12 Minutes Max

    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.

  • Bookmaking Workshops 3rd Wednesday of Each Month, 4–5pm

    Learn about the different forms that books can take, then create your own bookish crafts with provided materials in this series of workshops taking place at the Day-Riverside Branch.

  • 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.

  • You only need one ray of light to chase all the shadows away. Fredrik Backman, "A Man Called Ove"

    United We Read SLC is an initiative for everyone in Salt Lake County to connect by reading the same book and by sharing their experience with others. Community members are invited to participate in discussions, programs, and events and to contribute to a public collection of stories of kindness—random, intentional, received, and given.

PARTNER LOCATION BRANCH
River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
close/open

Online News

79 people like this -

Learn about the different news outlets that are available online and how you can access stories from this publications.

Avenues Proper, 376 8th Ave, Salt Lake City
Featured Event
close/open

Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper

1,661 people like this -

Get to know new faces from your neighborhood and expose yourself to books you might not normally read at this monthly book club gathering.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
close/open

Google Maps

10 people like this -

Learn about Google Maps and explore the different ways in which to use it.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
close/open

Google Earth

10 people like this -

Learn about Google Earth and explore the different ways in which to use it.

SLCC Community Writing Center, Library Square
close/open

This workshop will address some of the most common grammar questions and offer strategies for recognizing and understanding the “rules” behind them, as well as answering questions that participants bring forth during the session.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
close/open

Google Flights

11 people like this -

Learn about Google Flights and explore the different ways in which to use it.

The Leonardo, 205 E 500 S
close/open

Trivia Night at The Leonardo

5,663 people like this -

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

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
close/open

Google Translate

11 people like this -

Learn about Google Translate and explore the different ways in which to use it.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
close/open

Manage Your To Do List Online

13 people like this -

Explore the online tool Asana and learn how to use it to list and organize tasks.

All Locations
close/open

Contribute to the Poet Tree

11 people like this -

Celebrate National Poetry Month in April by contributing an original poem or one of your favorite poems to an interactive “Poet Tree” display at your nearest City Library location.

Description image
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.