• Teen Art Exhibit Call for Entries
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    Teen Art Exhibit Call for Entries

    We're always on the lookout for original art exhibitions for the Main Library's Level 2 Canteena Space. Submissions are accepted year-round.

  • You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou

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

  • Escape the Room! For Teens

    Use teamwork and problem solving skills to uncover clues that will help you escape from a “locked” room that’s lost in time. Teens ages 14 and up can take part in a riveting game where they’ll be tasked with navigating through several forms of historical and modern communication—including hieroglyphics, the Pony Express, and the Internet—to unlock puzzles and save the day.

  • A concert is not a live rendition of an album. It's a theatrical event. Freddie Mercury

    The City Library's Local Music Collection—housed on the first floor of the Main Library—includes a diverse, growing selection of CDs from a variety of artists located in the Salt Lake City area.

  • We shall not cease from exploration T.S. Eliot

    Get ready for the ACT® college admissions test with a series of peer study sessions offered at the Marmalade Branch every Wednesday.

  • Video Gaming Every Fri, 3:30–5pm, Marmalade Branch

    Take a break with local teens and the Marmalade Branch’s gaming systems each week. Teens can play provided Wii U and PlayStation 4 games on a first-come, first-served basis and enjoy provided snacks.

  • Dungeons & Dragons Role-Playing Game for Beginners

    Break out your twenty-sided die, Dungeon Master, and start an adventure with new friends. If you’re new to the game, you can build a character ready to take on whatever the story may hold. Join us every Tuesday at 6pm at Chapman for new tales and excitement in the original role-playing game!

  • You're much stronger than you think you are. Trust me. Superman

    Full digital copies of thousands of graphic novels and comics! View on both your computer or mobile device. Unlimited access to the entire collection.

  • Maker Madness

    Challenge your mind and mettle in this tournament, where you’ll compete against other teens using science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each participant will have to complete the following challenges:

  • Programming is just logic-based creativity. John Romero

    Develop computer coding skills at your own pace in a creative and collaborative environment. Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a self-guided programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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