• I'm a bit of a night owl because that's when I feel the most creative and alive. Christina Aguilera

    The Creative Lab puts awesome technology in your hands for making videos, podcasts, music, 3D printing, and more! Open for Teens every Monday evening throughout the fall.

  • Overdrive: eBooks & eAudiobooks
    Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. William Arthur Ward

    Overdrive: eBooks & eAudiobooks

    The City Library's connection to Overdrive provides cardholders with access to free downloads of eBooks and eAudiobooks

  • 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!

  • ACT® Study Sessions
    We Shall Not Cease from Exploration. T.S. Eliot

    ACT® Study Sessions

    Get prepped for the ACT® college admissions test. Teens ages 14–18 are invited to this series of peer study sessions where you can work together as a group to review test subjects, learn testing strategies, and practice taking the ACT®.

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

    Kids and teens can play provided Wii U and PlayStation 4 games on a first-come, first-served basis and enjoy provided snacks.

  • Code Club
    Programming is just logic-based creativity. John Romero

    Code Club

    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.

  • Don't be afraid to ask for help. Nobody gets through school on their own. Michelle Obama

    HelpNow offers a comprehensive suite of eLearning tools, including live tutoring, expert writing assistance, collaborative learning, targeted skills building, test prep, and self-study options.

  • Teen Art Exhibit Call for Entries
    Submit your portfolio to be featured at The City Library

    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.

  • Have your voice heard and help us better serve you!

    Help to shape the future of the Library’s teen-oriented programming. The Teen Advisory Board is an informal group open to any teenagers in the Salt Lake City community. Each month we meet for snacks, crafts, and discussion.

  • Learn a Language
    Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Learn a Language

    The City Library's Mango Languages database can help you expand your language toolkit.

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See the world. Meet fun people. Speak their language. Mango Languages will get your linguistic chops up to speed in time for your vacation or study abroad program.

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