• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rooftop Yoga
    When the breath is calmed, the mind too will be still. Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika

    Rooftop Yoga

    Join Salt Lake Power Yoga on the scenic rooftop of the Main Library for free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and levels of expertise. Yoga classes will be offered two times each month May through August.

  • 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.

  • Computer science and machine learning can make rapid advances that seem really incredible. Bill Maris

    Join the University of Utah School of Computing and The City Library for a lecture series about the impact of computer science on our society and culture. Topics include algorithms and bias, the science of air quality, and technology and arts collaborations.

  • 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.

MOVIES EVENTS
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Savvy Senior Movies

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Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month for our series featuring films about and starring seniors.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Teen Night

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Enjoy movies, gaming, and a variety of other activities every Friday in the Main Library Canteena. Snacks will be provided.

Marmalade Branch
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Head to the Marmalade Branch the last Thursday of every month to enjoy a film screening and popcorn.

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Teen Night

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Enjoy movies, gaming, and a variety of other activities every Friday at the Main Library Canteena. Snacks will be provided.

Glendale Branch
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Manga and Anime Club

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The Manga and Anime Club meets every Friday. We’ll watch a variety of Anime series, discuss recent Manga reads, play games, create cosplay costumes, and learn more about the Japanese culture that gave rise to these art forms.

Main Library Auditorium
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Savvy Senior Movies

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Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month for our series featuring films about and starring seniors.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Film in the Crafternoon

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

Marmalade Branch
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Gandhi Film Series

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Come to the Marmalade Branch to watch a film highlighting social justice issues.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Join us for a free film series the fourth Saturday of each month. Movie fans of all ages are welcome to attend, and refreshments will be provided.

Marmalade Branch
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Head to the Marmalade Branch the last Thursday of every month to enjoy a film screening and popcorn.

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As part of Banned Books Week, we'll host a free screening of Easy A for teens followed by a discussion of the source material.

Marmalade Branch
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Family Movie

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Enjoy a free screening of this summer's animated hit, "Cars 3."

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Teen Night

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Enjoy movies, gaming, and a variety of other activities every Friday at the Main Library Canteena. Snacks will be provided.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Teens and tweens are invited to these free screenings of classic Tim Burton animated films. Themed snacks will be provided.

Marmalade Branch
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Head to the Marmalade Branch the last Thursday of every month to enjoy a film screening and popcorn.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Join us for a free film series the fourth Saturday of each month. Movie fans of all ages are welcome to attend, and refreshments will be provided.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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We’ll be making popcorn balls and hosting a free screening of Academy Award Nominated Stop-Motion Animated Film ParaNorman. Recommended for ages 9-12

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Teens and tweens are invited to these free screenings of classic Tim Burton animated films. Themed snacks will be provided.

Marmalade Branch
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Head to the Marmalade Branch the last Thursday of every month to enjoy a film screening and popcorn.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Teens and tweens are invited to these free screenings of classic Tim Burton animated films. Themed snacks will be provided.

Marmalade Branch
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Head to the Marmalade Branch the last Thursday of every month to enjoy a film screening and popcorn.

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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 Aug 14 to Sep 30

Things Lost to Time Come take a trip down Memory Lane in the Special Collections and discover what we have lost. Main Library Special Collections

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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.