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.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same timeThomas Merton
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.
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.
When the breath is calmed, the mind too will be still.Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika
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.
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.
Utah Musicians: Submit Your Music Now!Through Aug 22
HUM Call for Submissions
HUM is accepting submissions through August 22. HUM (Hear Utah Music) is a digital space celebrating Utah’s local music community. Albums and EPs by Utah musicians will be juried by a committee of local music experts, and selected works will be added to the HUM collection. Musicians whose works are selected will be given a licensing fee for sharing their music through HUM, and listeners will gain access to the best of Utah music through this new digital platform.
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.
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.
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.
12 Minutes Max: a Monthly Showcase of Short Works by Local Artists 12 Minutes Max is a monthly showcase of short works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. Main Library Auditorium
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
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.