• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

KIDS & FAMILY EVENTS
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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Wednesday Activities

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Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Kids can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Yoga for Families

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Enjoy an hour of yoga with family and friends. Everyone is welcome, and all levels of experience are accepted.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Sugar House Storytimes

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Book Baby and Storytime are back in Sugar House!

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Gaming for Kids

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Kids ages 9–12 can play board games as well as games on the Library's Wii and PlayStation 4.

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Dog Day Afternoons

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

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Art & Maker with Clever Octopus

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Crafting for preschoolers using repurposed and recycled materials from Clever Octopus, with a bit of art history as well.

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Art & Maker with Clever Octopus

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Crafting for elementary-aged kids using repurposed and recycled materials from Clever Octopus, with a bit of art history as well.

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Storytime in the Park

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Parents and preschool-age children will meet at Day-Riverside Branch and walk to the Jordan River Parkway, where our friends from Salt Lake City Parks & Public Lands will lead a nature walk and storytime.

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Wednesday Activities

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Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Kids can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Art & Maker with Clever Octopus

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Crafting for preschool and elementary-aged kids using repurposed and recycled materials from Clever Octopus, with a bit of art history as well.

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Storytime in the Park

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Parents and preschool-age children will meet at Marmalade Branch and walk to Pugsley Park, where our friends from Salt Lake City Parks & Public Lands will lead a nature walk and storytime.

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Cartoon Afternoons

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Every Friday, kids ages 9-12 can spend an afternoon enjoying modern cartoon series, then put together a presentation based on the topic.

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Grandparent's Day

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Celebrate Grandparent's Day with a storytime session, craft project, and photos.

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Art Afternoon

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Themed art-projects and educational instruction for children up to age 8.

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Certified KAY instructor Sarah Bly will guide children and adults as they focus their minds, stretch their bodies, and have fun.

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Preschool Dance Party

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Little dancers ages 3-7 and their grown-ups and older siblings can dance with props and instruments. Must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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Sensory Storytime

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This series of storytimes is intended for kids ages 3-10 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related sensory processing challenges and are functioning at a preschool- to early elementary age-developmental level.

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Sensory Storytime

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This series of storytimes is intended for kids ages 3-10 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related sensory processing challenges and are functioning at a preschool- to early elementary age-developmental level.

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Sensory Storytime

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This series of storytimes is intended for kids ages 3-10 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related sensory processing challenges and are functioning at a preschool- to early elementary age-developmental level.

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Honey Harvest Celebration

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Celebrate the end of summer with a bee-themed children's storytime and taste this year's honey from our rooftop beehives.

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Yoga for Families

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Enjoy an hour of yoga with family and friends. Everyone is welcome, and all levels of experience are accepted.

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Gaming for Kids

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Kids ages 9–12 can play board games as well as games on the Library's Wii and PlayStation 4.

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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.

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Family Movie

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

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Wednesday Activities

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Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Kids can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Escape the Room: Creepy Carnival

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Kids ages 8 and up are invited to take part in a special carnival-themed escape challenge. Solve puzzles, escape the creepy carnival, and win a prize!

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Certified KAY instructor Sarah Bly will guide children and adults as they focus their minds, stretch their bodies, and have fun.

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Escape the Room: Creepy Carnival

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Kids ages 8 and up are invited to take part in a special carnival-themed escape challenge. Solve puzzles, escape the creepy carnival, and win a prize!

Marmalade Branch
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Certified KAY instructor Sarah Bly will guide children and adults as they focus their minds, stretch their bodies, and have fun.

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Harry Potter Wand Workshop

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Young witches and wizards can create their own unique wands. Wand cores and permits will be provided.

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Kids ages 8 and up are invited to take part in a special carnival-themed escape challenge. Solve puzzles, escape the creepy carnival, and win a prize!

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Treat the kids to some early Halloween fun in a safe, friendly, and not-too-spooky environment. With activities, prizes, and trick-or-treating all afternoon.

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Gaming for Kids

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Kids ages 9–12 can play board games as well as games on the Library's Wii and PlayStation 4.

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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.

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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

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Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Kids can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Gaming for Kids

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Kids ages 9–12 can play board games as well as games on the Library's Wii and PlayStation 4.

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Wednesday Activities

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Flex your creativity and learn a variety of new crafts. Kids can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Gaming for Kids

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Kids ages 9–12 can play board games as well as games on the Library's Wii and PlayStation 4.

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Gaming for Kids

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Kids ages 9–12 can play board games as well as games on the Library's Wii and PlayStation 4.

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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.