• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

BOOKS & AUTHORS EVENTS
Glendale Branch
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Celebrate Matilda at Glendale

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Celebrate the premier of Matilda the Musical at Broadway at the Eccles by taking part in activities and events all month long.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Beehive Bingo

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Play a game of bingo to help choose the 2017 Beehive Book Award winner.

Avenues Proper, 376 8th Ave, Salt Lake City
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Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper

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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.

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First Wednesdays

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Discuss the latest in fiction and nonfiction books.

Main Library, Conference Room Level 2
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Books to Die For

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A book discussion group for crime fiction fanatics.

Anderson-Foothill
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Dog Day Afternoons

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Kids can practice reading to a fuzzy friend in a non-threatening environment.

Day-Riverside Branch
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United We Read Book Discussion

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Join other members of your community to discuss your thoughts about the novel A Man Called Ove.

Main Library, Conference Room D
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New Readers Book Group

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The City Library is hosting a book group specifically for beginning adult readers.

Sprague 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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United We Read Book Discussion

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Join other members of your community to discuss your thoughts about the novel A Man Called Ove.

Main Library, Level 2
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United We Read Book Discussion

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Join other members of your community to discuss your thoughts about the novel A Man Called Ove.

Anderson-Foothill
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United We Read Book Discussion

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Join other members of your community to discuss your thoughts about the novel A Man Called Ove.

Main Library, Conference Room D
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New Readers Book Group

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The City Library is hosting a book group specifically for beginning adult readers.

Day-Riverside Branch
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Writers at Riverside with Dan Allen

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This bi-monthly program features local authors who will share their work and how they became involved in the business of writing. Refreshments will be provided.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Author in the House

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Join the Library for an evening of conversation, refreshments, and readings from author Ann (A. E.) Cannon.

Day-Riverside Branch
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United We Read Book Discussion

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Join other members of your community to discuss your thoughts about the novel A Man Called Ove.

Main Library, Conference Room A
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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.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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United We Read Book Discussion

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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.

Day-Riverside Branch
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United We Read Book Discussion

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Join other members of your community to discuss your thoughts about the novel A Man Called Ove.

Sprague 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.

Main Library, Conference Room A
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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.

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.

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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.