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.
Sweet Reads Book CLub4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm
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.
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.
"Fun Home" Discussion with Salt Lake Acting CompanyApril 30 · Marmalade branch · 7 pm
"Fun Home" Discussion with Salt Lake Acting Company
Members of the Salt Lake Acting Company will host a panel discussion exploring the themes and big questions of Fun Home: the Musical, based on Alison Bechdel's award-winning graphic novel.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same timeThomas Merton
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.
Kickoff and advance screeningSat, May 12 · 1–4pm, Main Library
This year, PBS will present "The Great American Read," an eight-part television series about reading and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped us. One hundred books have been selected and everyone is encouraged to read them and vote as the series searches for America's most-beloved book. Join KUED and The City Library for an advanced screening of the first episode of "The Great American Read" on Saturday, May 12 in the Main Library Auditorium.
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.
Salt Lake City Performance Art Festival: Call for Proposals Submit your idea for performance at this year's Performance Art Festical, scheduled to take place Oct 5–6. Main Library
People, Places, Things: New and Old Paintings by David Estes Reception: Sat, Apr 28, 4–5:30pm Marmalade Branch
Darker Territory: Paper Constructions by Lenka Konopasek Gallery Talk: Fri, Apr 20, 5:45pm. Reception/Gallery Stroll: Fri, Apr 20, 6–9pm Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City 84102
Head Lands: Paper and Found Object Constructions by Sarah Bown Roberts Gallery Talk: Fri, Apr 20, 6pm. Reception/Gallery Stroll: Fri, Apr 20, 6–9pm Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City 84102
My Marmalade: Artwork by Students from Washington Elementary Reception: Thu, May 10, 5:30–7:30pm, Arts & Culture Night at Washington Elementary (420 N 200 W) Marmalade Branch
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
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.