• 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.

  • Alt Press Fest 2017 Sat, July 8, 12–4pm

    The City Library’s ninth annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. Visit with local artists and see their wares, watch prints be made with a steam roller, create sumi ink illustrations, and take part in gelatin printing and zine-making workshops.

  • 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.

  • August Members Only Used Book Sale Sat, Aug 5, 9am-Noon

    Friends of The City Library are invited to shop the Members-Only Used Book Sale from 9am–Noon. The sale will be open to the public from Noon–6pm.

  • Buy quality, buy organic, buy natural, go to the farmers market. Michael Symon

    Join us on Saturday, July 15 for our annual Used Book Sale at the Downtown Farmers Market! Hundreds of books, DVDs, and children’s materials to choose from—all at bargain prices!

  • June 22–25 Library Square

    The 41st annual Utah Arts Festival will feature more than 160 visual artists and 100-plus performing arts groups celebrating artistic expression in the heart of Salt Lake City.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Whatever good things we build end up building us. Jim Rohn

    Build a better world with The City Library's Super Summer Challenge! Beginning June 1, visit any City Library location to sign up, receive a Super Summer Challenge tracker, and start working toward entry into prize drawings. Fun, free events will also be offered at the Library all summer long.

  • Eid al-Fitr Celebration Sat, Jul 8, 12–5:30pm · Marmalade Branch

    Mark the end of Ramadan at The City Library. Join us for remarks from keynote speaker Professor Nebil Husayn, followed by a lively and interactive discussion. Festivities will also include crafts, storytime, a fashion show, traditional finger foods, and Ramadan trivia by Faeiza's Initiative.

COMPUTER CLASSES EVENTS
Main Library Technology Center
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Gain the skills necessary to earn a Digital Literacy Certificate through the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Cool Websites

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Learn about and explore one or two fun websites.

Chapman Branch
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Fotos

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Aprenda a bajar fotos de su cámara o celular y guardar en su computadora o USB.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Online Games

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Explore and play a variety of online games.

Chapman Branch
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Teclado y mouse

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Conozca bien cómo usar el teclado y el mouse.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Celebrate Embrace Your Geekness Day by taking and editing your own geeky photos using equipment in the Library’s Creative Lab.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Learn about and explore the wide variety of online resources The City Library offers.

Chapman Branch
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Google

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Aprenda como usar aplicaciones de Google: Gmail, Drive, Docs, y Calendar.

Main Library Technology Center
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PowerPoint 2013

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Learn how to create an impressive, colorful presentation in PowerPoint 2013. The first half of this class will cover basic skills, and the second half will cover intermediate skills, including creating a master slide and automating a slide show. Come with an idea and bring digital copies of images you may want to use. Bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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TED Talks

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Watch a short and inspiring TED Talk and discuss your thoughts on the talk.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Create a Wearable Planter

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Use the Library’s 3D printing software and equipment to create a miniature planter that can travel with you on the road.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Learn about and explore one or two fun websites.

Main Library Technology Center
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Laptops and Chromebooks 101

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Learn how to use a Chromebook or other type of laptop, including how to power it on, how to set up Internet through a wireless hotspot, how to add apps, and how to save your work.

Main Library Creative Lab
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GarageBand: Part I

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Learn the basics of and become familiar with Apple’s GarageBand music creation software.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Online Games

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Explore and play a variety of online games.

Chapman Branch
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Correo Electrónico

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Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico. Aprenda a mandar fotos, adjuntar archivos etc.

Main Library Technology Center
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Email Basics

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Learn how to create and use an email account, send attachments, and use proper email etiquette.

Main Library Creative Lab
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GarageBand: Part II

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Learn how to record, edit, and mix your own music with Apple’s GarageBand music creation software.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Learn about and explore the wide variety of online resources The City Library offers.

Chapman Branch
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Currículo

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Aprenda como componer un currículo profesional y poner la información adecuada.

Main Library Technology Center
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Learn basic spreadsheet skills in Excel 2013, including entering data and formulas; moving and copying data; formatting and previewing worksheets; sorting and filtering data; linking data from one sheet to another; and using styles and formatting to make your spreadsheet look professional.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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TED Talks

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Watch a short and inspiring TED Talk and discuss your thoughts on the talk.

Chapman Branch
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Buscar empleo

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Aprenda como buscar trabajo por medio del internet y agregar toda información adecuadamente.

Main Library Technology Center
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Learn basic word processing skills in Word 2013, including using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and opening documents; formatting text; and formatting individual sections of your document, including section breaks, columns, and pages.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word 2013: Tables and Mail Merge

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Learn how to create and format tables, columns, and rows in Word 2013 and find out how to use the mail merge function to create form letters, mailing labels, envelopes, and emails. Some knowledge of Excel or Access is helpful, but is not required.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Cool Websites

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Learn about and explore one or two fun websites.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Online Games

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Explore and play a variety of online games.

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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 22 to Jun 25

United in art. 2017 Utah Arts Festival The 41st annual Utah Arts Festival will feature more than 160 visual artists and 100-plus performing arts groups celebrating artistic expression in the heart of Salt Lake City. Main Library, Library Square

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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.