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.
You only need one ray of light to chase all the shadows away.Fredrik Backman, "A Man Called Ove"
Performing, for me, has always been a very inner processBarbra 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.
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.
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.
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.
Allure of the Mountains: Photography by Benjamin Cook Reception: Sat, Jan 7, 4pm Chapman Branch
The Fragility of Nature: Artwork by Scott Filipiak Reception: Thu, Dec 15, 7pm Anderson-Foothill
Angel Series: Mixed Media Sculptures by Amy Caron Reception: Sat, Jan 14, 3pm Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
Nepal Rises: Photography by Lindsay Daniels Reception: Tue, Jan 17, 6:30pm Sprague Branch
Spirit Animals: Mixed Media Paintings by Vatsala Soni Ranjan Reception: Mon, Feb 6, 2pm Day-Riverside Branch
2017 Utah Children’s Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibit The Confucius Institute at the University of Utah, the Utah Chinese Association of Sciences and Technology, and the Salt Lake City Public Library jointly present the 2017 Utah Children’s Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibit. 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.