• Sprague Firehouse Express Opening Sunday, April 28

    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, opening Sunday, April 28.

  • EARTH DAY CELEBRATION for kids
    EARTH DAY CELEBRATION! Sat, Apr 20 · 1–3pm · Main Library

    EARTH DAY CELEBRATION for kids

    Celebrate Earth Day with awesome hands-on activities. LEAP into the science of water, learn about microplastics, do a planting activity using recycled materials, and make an edible "dirt cup!"

  • The Seed Library Main Library, Welcome Desk

    This Spring, get growing with our new Seed Library! Take (or donate) seeds for vegetables and other plants and start a garden of your own. Find the Seed Library near the Welcome Desk at the Main Library.

  • Book and Boots Nature Storytimes Multiple Locations · April

    Explore the outdoors with educators from Tracy Aviary. Preschoolers and their grown-ups will enjoy nature-themed stories, games, and a “hike” around their neighborhood Library. This program is part of Tracy Aviary’s Nature in the City program.

  • 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.

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  • Friends of The City Library
    SPRING USED BOOK SALE April 17–20

    Friends of The City Library

    Find great deals on books, music, movies, and more! The Spring Used Book Sale offers a well-rounded collection of materials, including children’s books, teen fiction, graphic novels, sci-fi, and audiobooks, all available at bargain prices.

  • topic: Green New Deal
    Marmalade Town Hall Series Wed, May 9, 7–8pm · Marmalade Branch

    topic: Green New Deal

    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.

  • Bugs on my Block Multiple Locations · April

    Stories, rhymes, and fun to help kids get ready to read! This week, it's a buggy celebration! In partnership with the Natural History Museum of Utah, Poets House, and the IMLS.

  • Be a part of The City Library's Teen Squad Deadline to Apply: May 15

    Gain hands-on work experience, meet other local teens, and have fun while helping out the Library! The Teen Squad is The City Library's summer-long teen volunteer program.



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