• 2018 Annual Report

    2018 was a landmark year for The City Library. We marked our 120th anniversary as a library system, implemented our new strategic roadmap, and continued to serve the varied neighborhoods, organizations, and businesses of Salt Lake City with innovative services, events, and programs. Check out this engaging recap of our successful year.

  • A Universe of Stories
    Super Summer Challenge June 1–Aug 10

    A Universe of Stories

    Starting June 1, stop by any City Library and grab your FREE Super Summer Challenge Tracker. Inside you’ll find fun activities and reading challenges to do at the Library and throughout the city. Read more, do more, play more, and win prizes along the way!

  • Sprague Firehouse Express Now Open!

    The Sprague Branch closed Monday, April 1 for a full remodel. The Branch will reopen in late 2020. The City Library will continue to serve the Sugar House community at the Sprague Firehouse Express, which opened Sunday, April 28.

  • 2019 Summer Concert Series Multiple Locations · June–September

    Concerts will be hosted at five different City Library locations throughout the summer and will highlight local music of all styles.

    SENIORS BLUE BOOK UNIVERSITY SERIES Thu, July 18 · 9:30am · Main Library


    Learn how to plan for your senior years with a series of presentations from local experts. Topics include home health, senior living, and mobility & transportation. These presentations are not only for seniors but also for their adult children and caregivers; anyone serving seniors could benefit.

  • topic: Social Movements
    Marmalade Town Hall Series Thu, July 11, 7–8pm · Marmalade Branch

    topic: Social Movements

    A year-long Town Hall series. These gatherings aim to generate conversation, improve our community, and make a difference in the lives of all the individuals who call Salt Lake City home.

  • Garden as though you will live forever William Kent

    The Plot is a community garden open to all patrons of the Library from sunrise to sunset. The City Library offers classes in The Plot to introduce the community to various aspects of gardening, wellness, and sustainability.

  • Everyone Welcome!
    PACIFIC ISLANDER FESTIVAL Fri, Aug 2 · 6–9pm · Day-Riverside

    Everyone Welcome!

    It's The City Library's first annual Pacific Islander Art Festival! Stop by for an evening of dance performances, musicians, art demonstrations, children's activities, and more.

  • Unlimited access to the salt lake tribune!

    The City Library now offers unlimited access to The Salt Lake Tribune’s website, sltrib.com, when accessed via on-site wifi or Desktop PCs. The Tribune has taken down its subscription paywall for patrons at The City Library’s eight locations.

  • Passport Services Main Library, Level 5 Reception Desk

    The Salt Lake City Public Library is now an official U.S. passport application acceptance facility. Customers can apply for a U.S. passport and/or passport card.


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