• Friends of The City Library Spring Used Book Sale
    Find great deals on books, music, movies, and more!

    Friends of The City Library Spring Used Book Sale

    Browse through a well rounded collection of materials—including children’s books, teen fiction, graphic novels, sci-fi, and audiobooks—that are all available at bargain prices.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.

  • 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.

  • 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.

COMPUTER CLASSES EVENTS
Main Library Technology Center
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Basic Internet Searching

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Learn how to use Internet browsers, how to enter a web address, and how to use search engines.

Main Library Technology Center
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Internet Safety

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Learn how to keep yourself and your information secure from spam, viruses, and identity theft with safe computing tips.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Manage Your To Do List Online

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

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Online Basics

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Learn how to get online to open a personal email account, create a Facebook page, and search for information resources that interest you.

Glendale Branch
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Computer Basics

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Learn the basics of using a personal computer (PC), including how to turn it on and off, how to move and click a mouse, how to type and use a keyboard, and how to open and close documents and pages.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Photo Restoration

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Rescue your vintage family photos with Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to use this photo editing software to restore damaged images. Please bring your own photo and USB flash drive.

Chapman Branch
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PowerPoint I

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Aprenda a crear una presentación en PowerPoint y añadir textos, fotos, y animaciones.

Glendale Branch
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Online Basics

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Learn how to get online to open a personal email account, create a Facebook page, and search for information resources that interest you.

Marmalade Branch
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Online Financial Safety

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Find out how to protect yourself from identity theft. Attendees will learn how to detect identity theft, what to do if their identity has been stolen, and best practices for computer safety.

Main Library Technology Center
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Résumé Basics

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In this hands-on class, you will create a basic resume. Please bring your job history and education information. Bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Computer Basics

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Learn the basics of using a personal computer (PC), including how to turn it on and off, how to move and click a mouse, how to type and use a keyboard, and how to open and close documents and pages.

Main Library Technology Center
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Excel 2013 Part I: Basic Skills

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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.

Chapman Branch
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Computer Basics

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Learn the basics of using a personal computer (PC), including how to turn it on and off, how to move and click a mouse, how to type and use a keyboard, and how to open and close documents and pages.

Main Library Technology Center
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Cover Letters

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Learn the basics on creating a cover letter for your résumé that can be both printed and sent electronically.

Main Library Technology Center
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Computer Basics

106 people like this -

Learn the basics of using a personal computer (PC), including how to turn it on and off, how to move and click a mouse, how to type and use a keyboard, and how to open and close documents and pages.

Chapman Branch
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PowerPoint II

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Aprenda a crear una presentación en PowerPoint con color, animación y sonido. Aprenda a usar herramientas y funciones en PowerPoint.

Glendale Branch
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Online Basics

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Learn how to get online to open a personal email account, create a Facebook page, and search for information resources that interest you.

Anderson-Foothill
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Online Financial Safety

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Find out how to protect yourself from identity theft. Attendees will learn how to detect identity theft, what to do if their identity has been stolen, and best practices for computer safety.

Chapman Branch
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Online Basics

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Learn how to get online to open a personal email account, create a Facebook page, and search for information resources that interest you.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Computer Basics

127 people like this -

Learn the basics of using a personal computer (PC), including how to turn it on and off, how to move and click a mouse, how to type and use a keyboard, and how to open and close documents and pages.

River's Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City
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Easter Stickers

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Learn how to use a Cricut machine to design and print Easter stickers.

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 Creative Lab
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Podcasting

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Let the world know what you have to say. Learn how to make your own podcast and post it online.

Main Library Technology Center
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Online Basics

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Learn how to get online to open a personal email account, create a Facebook page, and search for information resources that interest you.

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.

Main Library Technology Center
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Online Financial Safety

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Find out how to protect yourself from identity theft. Attendees will learn how to detect identity theft, what to do if their identity has been stolen, and best practices for computer safety.

Glendale Branch
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Computer Basics

119 people like this -

Learn the basics of using a personal computer (PC), including how to turn it on and off, how to move and click a mouse, how to type and use a keyboard, and how to open and close documents and pages.

Chapman Branch
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PowerPoint III

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Aprenda a crear una presentación en PowerPoint con color, animación y sonido. Aprenda a usar herramientas y funciones en PowerPoint.

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.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Design and Print a Poster

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Learn how to use Adobe InDesign to create a poster, then print it using the Library’s large-format poster printer. The first poster that you design will be printed for free.

Main Library Technology Center
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Communicating with Email

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Learn how to create and use an email account, send attachments, and use proper email etiquette in this computer class.

Main Library Creative Lab
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Upcycle with 3D Printing

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Breathe new life into your jars and cans with 3D printing software and equipment.

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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.