• HUM Call for Submissions
    Utah Musicians: Submit Your Music Now! Through Aug 22

    HUM Call for Submissions

    HUM is accepting submissions through August 22. HUM (Hear Utah Music) is a digital space celebrating Utah’s local music community. Albums and EPs by Utah musicians will be juried by a committee of local music experts, and selected works will be added to the HUM collection. Musicians whose works are selected will be given a licensing fee for sharing their music through HUM, and listeners will gain access to the best of Utah music through this new digital platform.

  • The Artist's Way: 12 Week Program
    The Artist's Way Day-Riverside · Tuesdays · June–Aug

    The Artist's Way: 12 Week Program

    A weekly meetup for creators, writers, and artists, using Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way as a springboard.Through exercises, journaling, and discussion, this group will help you overcome creative block and kickstart new artistic endeavors.

  • Discover local music this summer at The City Library Multiple Locations · June–Sep

    Concerts will be hosted at five different City Library locations and will highlight local music of any style.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Classics Under the Stars
    Outdoor Movies Chapman Branch · Multiple dates

    Classics Under the Stars

    Celebrate the Chapman Branch's Centennial Summer with free popcorn and outdoor screenings of classic films. Bring your own comfy chair and a refreshing beverage, wear a retro outfit, and don't forget the bug spray! All films start at 8:30pm in the back parking lot of the Chapman Branch. Screenings will move indoors in case of rain.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bike the Branches
    Bike The Branches Sun, Aug 19 · Noon · Main Library

    Bike the Branches

    Learn about safe urban bike riding from the Bicycle Collective and take part in a group ride that will depart from the Main Library and stop at the Glendale, Day-Riverside, and Marmalade Branches. The bike ride will be approximately 15 miles long, with stops for refreshments at each Library location. Bike riders of all ages are welcome. Be sure to wear a helmet! Space is limited and registration is required for this program.

  • Year of Centennial Celebration
    The Chapman Branch has served the people of Salt Lake since May 27, 1918.

    Year of Centennial Celebration

    Throughout the year there will be Centennial events like Chapman's 100th birthday party! Look out for decades-themed book displays and share your personal memories of #chapman100.

BOOK CLUB EVENTS
Main Library, Level 2 Conference Room
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New Readers Book Group

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This is a group for adults who are new to reading.

Marmalade Branch
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Coffee- and chocolate-themed books will be provided by the Library while the Marmalade Coffee and Chocolate Society and Moka offer the latest delights from local artisan producers.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Playtime Book Club for Grownups

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Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Sweet Reads Book Club

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Get to know new faces from your neighborhood and expose yourself to books you might not normally read at this monthly book club gathering.

River's Bend Senior Center: 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City, UT, 84116
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Monthly book club for seniors led by a librarian from the Day-Riverside Branch.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Playtime Book Club for Grownups

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Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

Main Library, Level 2 Conference Room
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New Readers Book Group

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This is a group for adults who are new to reading.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Manga and Anime Club

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This club meets the 2nd Saturday of each month. We’ll watch a variety of anime series, discuss recent manga reads, play games, and learn more about the Japanese culture that gave rise to these art forms. For teens ages 12–17.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Join other Day-Riverside detectives for this monthly reading discussion group. Each month we'll highlight a different sub-genre, and you'll be encouraged to discuss your favorite reading recommendations.

Marmalade Branch
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Amigos y Libros

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Join us for a series of book discussions that provide Spanish speakers the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussions of books and authors in their native language. Books are chosen from a wide range of subjects and are tailored to the group's preferences.

Anderson-Foothill
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Adults and teens who live with autism are invited to share their love of books (and pizza) at this monthly get-together.

Anderson-Foothill
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Adults and teens who live with autism are invited to share their love of books (and pizza) at this monthly get-together.

River's Bend Senior Center: 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City, UT, 84116
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Monthly book club for seniors led by a librarian from the Day-Riverside Branch.

Anderson-Foothill
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First Wednesdays

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Find your next great read or share your enthusiasm for one of your favorites at the First Wednesdays Book Discussion Group.

Anderson-Foothill
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Amigos y Libros

193 people like this -

Join us for a series of book discussions that provide Spanish speakers the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussions of books and authors in their native language. Books are chosen from a wide range of subjects and are tailored to the group's preferences.

River's Bend Senior Center: 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City, UT, 84116
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Monthly book club for seniors led by a librarian from the Day-Riverside Branch.

Main Library, Conference Room E
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Amigos y Libros

135 people like this -

Join us for a series of book discussions that provide Spanish speakers the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussions of books and authors in their native language. Books are chosen from a wide range of subjects and are tailored to the group's preferences.

River's Bend Senior Center: 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City, UT, 84116
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Monthly book club for seniors led by a librarian from the Day-Riverside Branch.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Playtime Book Club for Grownups

88 people like this -

Monthly book club where parents and care-givers can have some adult interaction while the children play.

Anderson-Foothill
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First Wednesdays

192 people like this -

Find your next great read or share your enthusiasm for one of your favorites at the First Wednesdays Book Discussion Group.

River's Bend Senior Center: 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City, UT, 84116
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Monthly book club for seniors led by a librarian from the Day-Riverside Branch.

Anderson-Foothill
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First Wednesdays

132 people like this -

Find your next great read or share your enthusiasm for one of your favorites at the First Wednesdays Book Discussion Group.

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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.