• 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.

  • Sprague Branch Renovation Survey Available Through Fri, Aug 17

    Input from the community is vital as we ensure that the Sprague Branch continues to serve the Sugar House area for years to come. If you did not have an opportunity to attend one of the community meetings on August 9, we encourage you to provide us with your feedback now.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Writing for change: social media Mon, Aug 13, 6pm · Glendale Branch

    Join the SLCC Community Writing Center for this workshop on how to effectively engage in civic dialogue through social media.

  • HUM Call for Submissions
    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.

  • Human Rights in Burma and the Rohingya Refugee Crisis
    Human Rights in Burma and the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Marmalade · Aug 29 · 7pm

    Human Rights in Burma and the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

    In this interactive panel discussion, local and international experts will address the crisis, the historical and contemporary situation of the Rohingyas, and the broader human rights context across Burma and its neighboring nations. Salt Lake City is home to many resettled members of the Rohingya, Karen, and Karenni populations from Burma and we welcome their contributions to the discussion.

  • Pasos sencillos para iniciar tu negocio
    Talleres de Negocios con Salt Lake SCORE Varias Sucursales · Julio a Septiembre

    Pasos sencillos para iniciar tu negocio

    Únete a la Biblioteca y los expertos de Salt Lake SCORE para esta serie de talleres mensuales que te ayudarán a despegar tu nueva empresa. Encuéntrate con mentores de negocios locales para discutir los pasos necesarios para iniciar un negocio y aprenda las claves del éxito.

  • 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.

  • The Artist's Way: 12 Week Program
    The Artist's Way Day-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.

GENERAL AUDIENCE EVENTS
Day-Riverside Branch
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Yarn Social

42,745 people like this -

Take part in a crochet, knitting, or other craft project each week.

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

172 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

97 people like this -

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

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Film in the Crafternoon

5,928 people like this -

Enjoy popular movies while working on a themed craft. We'll supply the crafting materials. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Main Library
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Bike the Branches

1,407 people like this -

Learn about safe urban bike riding from the Bicycle Collective and take part in a group ride that will depart from the Main Library and stop at the Glendale, Day-Riverside, and Marmalade branches.

Main Library, Level 2 Conference Room
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New Readers Book Group

1,040 people like this -

This is a group for adults who are new to reading.

Marmalade Branch
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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.

Marmalade Branch
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Tea Tuesday

120 people like this -

Join Moka and Herbalist Josh Williams for a casual, hands-on workshop focused on teas for wellness, peace, and tradition. 

Main Library Rooftop Terrace
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Rooftop Music at Main

96 people like this -

Summer Concerts: Wednesday nights in August and September all ages can enjoy live outdoor musical performances on the Library's Rooftop Terrace.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Lifehacks for Spelling

49 people like this -

Play with some of the different tricks of becoming a stronger adult speller in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Playtime Book Club for Grownups

170 people like this -

Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

159 people like this -

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

Main Library, The Plot
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Garden Yoga

2,495 people like this -

Set yourself in The Plot — the Main Library's Community Garden — while Sarah Kelley of Centered City Yoga guides you through stretches and restorative poses.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Sweet Reads Book Club

298 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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Rhythms at Riverside

94 people like this -

The last Thursday of each month, these concerts will highlight all styles of music — especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park’s community.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Playtime Book Club for Grownups

218 people like this -

Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

144 people like this -

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

Main Library, The Plot
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Garden Yoga

1 person likes this -

Set yourself in The Plot — the Main Library's Community Garden — while Sarah Kelley of Centered City Yoga guides you through stretches and restorative poses.

Main Library, Level 2 Conference Room
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New Readers Book Group

2,160 people like this -

This is a group for adults who are new to reading.

Anderson-Foothill
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Rumi Poetry Club

2,203 people like this -

This monthly meeting offers participants the opportunity to read their favorite poems from Rumi or other spiritual poets from around the world.

Glendale Branch
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Level 1 Yoga

19 people like this -

This yoga class is for athletic beginners and more experienced yoga practitioners aged 16 and up.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Farm Fresh Series

18 people like this -

Learn how to add fresh summer produce to your meals.

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

118 people like this -

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

Marmalade Branch
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Genealogy Club

9,709 people like this -

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

Glendale Branch
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How-to at Glendale

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Every month adults and older teens can “make it and take it” with a craft project, or learn a new skill to practice at home. Materials provided.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Join other Day-Riverside detectives for this monthly reading discussion group. Each month we'll highlight a different sub-genre, and you'll be encouraged to discuss your favorite reading recommendations.

Marmalade Branch
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Yoga Flow

39 people like this -

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

Marmalade Branch
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Amigos y Libros

218 people like this -

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.

Glendale Branch
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Dungeons & Dragons Club

166 people like this -

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

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Trivia Night at The Leonardo

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The second 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.

Main Library, The Plot
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Garden Yoga

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Set yourself in The Plot — the Main Library's Community Garden — while Sarah Kelley of Centered City Yoga guides you through stretches and restorative poses.

Glendale Branch
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Level 1 Yoga

52 people like this -

This yoga class is for athletic beginners and more experienced yoga practitioners aged 16 and up.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Family Yoga at Day-Riverside

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Relax your mind and connect with your body with an hour of yoga for all ages and all experience levels.

Marmalade Branch
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Yoga Flow

37 people like this -

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

Marmalade Branch
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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.

Main Library, The Plot
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Garden Yoga

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Set yourself in The Plot — the Main Library's Community Garden — while Sarah Kelley of Centered City Yoga guides you through stretches and restorative poses.

Main Library
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Curator Kristina Lenzi will bring together several local and out-of-state performance artists to fill one of Salt Lake City’s most remarkable buildings with thought-provoking art performance art pieces.

Main Library
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Curator Kristina Lenzi will bring together several local and out-of-state performance artists to fill one of Salt Lake City’s most remarkable buildings with thought-provoking art performance art pieces.

Marmalade Branch
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Yoga Flow

38 people like this -

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

Anderson-Foothill
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Amigos y Libros

186 people like this -

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.

Main Library Urban Room
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Alt Press Fest 2018

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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.

Marmalade Branch
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Yoga Flow

40 people like this -

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

Marmalade Branch
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Yoga Flow

45 people like this -

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

Marmalade Branch
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Yoga Flow

34 people like this -

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

Main Library, Conference Room E
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Amigos y Libros

129 people like this -

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.

Marmalade Branch
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Yoga Flow

40 people like this -

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

Day-Riverside Branch
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Playtime Book Club for Grownups

82 people like this -

Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

All Locations
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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.

All Locations
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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.

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.