Library News Archive

Auto-Renewals FAQ

Starting July 1, 2017, we'll take care of the work of renewing your Library items for you. Items will be automatically renewed up to three times, unless your item is on hold for another patron. Each auto-renewal gives you an additional full loan period, and we'll notify you of the new, extended due date via email.<br> <div class="heading2"> <h3>FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS</h3> </div> <p><b>How many times will an item renew?</b> Items will be automatically renewed up to three times.</p> <p><b>A...

2017 Summer Concert Series at The City Library

<img src="/images/2017SummerConcertSeries.jpg"> <p>Discover local music this summer at The City Library. All summer long, catch concerts at <b>five different City Library locations</b>, including: <p><b>&bull;</b> <a href="http://www.slcpl.org/concertsbythecreek" target="_blank">Concerts by the Creek</a> (Anderson-Foothill Branch) <b>&bull;</b> <a href="http://www.slcpl.org/rhythmsatriverside" target="_blank">Rhythms at Riverside</a> (Day-Riverside Branch) <b>&bull;</b> <a href="http://www.s...

No More Overdue Fines at The City Library

<div class="heading2"> <h3>THREE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE CITY LIBRARY'S DECISIONS TO ELIMINATE OVERDUE FINES:</h3> </div> <p>1. Starting July 1, 2017, The City Library will no longer charge fines for materials that are returned after their due date. 2. Patrons will be charged for the replacement cost of materials not returned four weeks after their due date. 3. Libraries across the country that have eliminated overdue fines have reported that patrons still return items on time, that more ite...

The City Library’s Safi Safiullah named Librarian of the Year by the Utah Library Association

<img src="/images/Safi.jpg" width="100%"><br> Safi S. M. Safiullah was named Librarian of the Year by the Utah Library Association on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at the association’s annual conference. Safiullah, the Manager of the Salt Lake City Public Library’s Marmalade Branch, was recognized for his career in community engagement and lifelong support of libraries and education around the world. Soon after joining The City Library staff in 2002, Safiullah began creating partnerships with scho...