• Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants
    One Person can make a difference. And everyone should try. John F. Kennedy

    Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants

    Learn the ten most important things you need to know about finding grants for your nonprofit, and start looking for funders right away. The City Library will be holding five sessions of this workshop.

  • Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
    Victoria and Abdul Main Library Auditorium · Apr 25 · 2pm

    Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday

    On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, watch the most popular movies from the Library's collection on the big screen. No need to wait on the hold list to see these hits!

  • Stay informed on local issues. Marmalade Library

    There may be as many as six ballot initiatives when Utah voters go to the polls this November. Through panel discussions and Q & A sessions, this town hall-style series will help you make informed decisions when you vote by explaining the issues behind these ballot initiatives, and the pros and cons of each.

  • Sprague Branch Express Service Available Now

    The City Library’s Sprague Branch has reopened with limited service. The main level of the building is open with "express services," including holds pick-up, a small collection of materials, a handful of public access computers with shortened time limits, and free public WiFi Internet access.

  • Sweet Reads Book CLub 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.

  • Business Growth Strategies
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Business Growth Strategies

    Join The City Library and Salt Lake SCORE for this monthly workshop series that will help you start up and nurture your small business. You will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and learn the keys to success.

  • Yoga Flow
    Yoga Flow Marmalade Branch

    Yoga Flow

    Yoga Flow combines music and yoga for a unique class designed for all experience levels. Led by certified teacher Sarah Kelly, this class centers on breath awareness, as well as promoting a sense of calm meditative focus as you move through various yoga poses.

  • Showcase your smarts against other trivia geeks

    The second Friday of each month, take part in The Leonardo's Trivia night and see how much you know about current events, science, pop culture, history, and more.

  • 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.

  • Concert Series Call for Entries
    Everything is better with music! - Awen

    Concert Series Call for Entries

    Showcase your music at The City Library’s Summer Concert Series! Concerts will be hosted at four different City Library locations and will highlight local music of any style. Submissions are open through April 22, 2018. Concerts will be held at the Main Library, Day-Riverside, Marmalade, and Sprague Branches.

SUMMER KIDS EVENTS EVENTS
Day-Riverside Branch
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LEGO® bricks will be provided for kids to dream up creations based around a new theme each month. Children will be invited to explain their projects. Family participation is encouraged!

Chapman Branch
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Kids and teens ages 6–18 can learn hip-hop dance moves with playful stretches, movement, and music.

Glendale Branch
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Kids and teens ages 6–18 can learn hip-hop dance moves with playful stretches, movement, and music.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Art & Maker Classes

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Make something with clean, discarded materials that have been saved from the landfill.

Marmalade Branch
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See and touch live reptiles, a crocodilian skull, and one very big snake while learning all about these fascinating creatures. Recommended for 5 and up.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Scales and Tails Reptile Show

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See and touch live reptiles, a crocodilian skull, and one very big snake while learning all about these fascinating creatures. Recommended for 5 and up.

Glendale Branch
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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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See and touch live reptiles, a crocodilian skull, and one very big snake while learning all about these fascinating creatures. Recommended for 5 and up.

Main Library Level 2 Canteena
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Every Tuesday in July, kids can spend some time with teens on Level 2 of the Main Library and play collaborative video games.

Anderson-Foothill
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See and touch live reptiles, a crocodilian skull, and one very big snake while learning all about these fascinating creatures. Recommended for 5 and up.

Glendale Branch
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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

Main Library Tinker Lab
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Kids will learn how electric currents flow, what materials are conductive, and then build their own projects using circuits, like light-up cards and LED bracelets, or using Playdoh and other conductive materials as computer keys.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Make something with clean, discarded materials that have been saved from the landfill.

Main Library Tinker Lab
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Kids will learn how electric currents flow, what materials are conductive, and then build their own projects using circuits, like light-up cards and LED bracelets, or using Playdoh and other conductive materials as computer keys.

Marmalade Branch
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Art & Maker Classes

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Make something with clean, discarded materials that have been saved from the landfill.

Glendale Branch
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Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

Main Library Tinker Lab
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Kids will learn how electric currents flow, what materials are conductive, and then build their own projects using circuits, like light-up cards and LED bracelets, or using Playdoh and other conductive materials as computer keys.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Bucket Percussion Drum Circle

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This interactive class will have kids learning rhythms, rhythm notation, improvisation, and playing in an ensemble!

Chapman Branch
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Scales and Tails Reptile Show

1 person likes this -

See and touch live reptiles, a crocodilian skull, and one very big snake while learning all about these fascinating creatures. Recommended for 5 and up.

Glendale Branch
close/open

See and touch live reptiles, a crocodilian skull, and one very big snake while learning all about these fascinating creatures. Recommended for 5 and up.

Main Library Level 2 Canteena
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Every Tuesday in July, kids can spend some time with teens on Level 2 of the Main Library and play collaborative video games.

Main Library Tinker Lab
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On the first three Wednesdays in August, kids will learn about robotic engineering and put their new knowledge to work by creating three different kinds of robots of their own!

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Art & Maker Classes

1 person likes this -

Make something with clean, discarded materials that have been saved from the landfill.

Glendale Branch
close/open

Kids and teens can fight the summer slump and work on open-ended STEAM activities, where they can put their own ingenuity and creativity to work.

Glendale Branch
close/open

Kids and teens ages 6–18 can learn hip-hop dance moves with playful stretches, movement, and music.

Main Library Tinker Lab
close/open

On the first three Wednesdays in August, kids will learn about robotic engineering and put their new knowledge to work by creating three different kinds of robots of their own!

Chapman Branch
close/open

Bucket Percussion Drum Circle

1 person likes this -

This interactive class will have kids learning rhythms, rhythm notation, improvisation, and playing in an ensemble!

Main Library Tinker Lab
close/open

On the first three Wednesdays in August, kids will learn about robotic engineering and put their new knowledge to work by creating three different kinds of robots of their own!

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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 Apr 18 to May 20

Piecing Together Mental Illness Piecing Together Mental Illness Presentation: Fri, Apr, 20 · 7–8pm, Reception: Fri, Apr, 20 · 8–9pm Main Library, Lower Urban Room

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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.



PERFORMANCE ART FESTIVAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Each year, The City Library's Performance Art Festival invites the Salt Lake City community to experience world-class performance art, live and in person, featuring works from respected local and international artists. Curator Kristina Lenzi assembles a varied group of performances, suitable for all ages and interests. If you are interested in performing, please submit a proposal by May 31, 2018.