Enjoy music, art, a DrumBus, and performances at this celebration of the world’s cultures.
WorldstockSat, July 29 · 1–5pm, Anderson-Foothill
I wouldn' say no teh a bit o' yer birthday cake, neither.Hagrid
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday and the 20th anniversary of the U.S. publication of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone"! All ages will be able to take part in activities that include potion making, the care of magical creatures, magic, and much more.
Every time I go to a movie, it's magic, no matter what the movie's about.Steven Spielberg
Take in big screen showings of summer blockbusters at The City Library! Classic movies will be presented under the twinkling night sky on the east lawn of Library Square. Grab a blanket, bring some snacks, and enjoy a night of outdoor movie magic.
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.
The Internet can be a place that facilitates conversations about books.John Green
Book Trailer Contest
Showcase your talent for critical acclaim and the chance to win a GoPro camera and other great prizes! Salt Lake area residents of all ages are invited to submit an original book trailer to be considered for The City Library’s Book Trailer Awards.
Summer Concert Series at The City Library
Discover local bands and musicians in genres ranging from folk and bluegrass to sauce rock and swing. The City Library's Summer Concert Series will feature live performances all summer long at the Main Library and Anderson-Foothill, Day-Riverside, Marmalade, and Sprague branches.
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.
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.
Avenues Open Studios: Works by Local Artists Reception: July 8, 3pm Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Shadow and Light: Photography by the Salt Lake Photographic Print Society Reception: Mon, Jun 5, 7pm Main Library, Lower Urban Room
Connecting Threads: Book Art by Naomi S. Adams Reception: Sat, July 15, 4pm Marmalade Branch
The All-State Utah High School Art Show Reception: Thu, June 22, 6pm Main Library, Gallery at Library Square
Anthropocene: Paintings by Luke Watson Reception: Sat, July 8, 2pm Chapman Branch
Tao of Rudy: Essential Dog-ma for Everyday Joy Paintings by Corinne Humphrey Main Library, Children's Gallery
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.