• 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.

  • 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.

    SENIORS BLUE BOOK UNIVERSITY SERIES Thu, June 27 · 9:30am · Main Library


    Learn how to plan for your senior years with a series of presentations from local experts. Topics include medicare, medicaid, veterans' benefits, and other financial resources you may qualify for.

  • Rooftop Yoga 2019!
    Rooftop Yoga 2019! Main Library · May–August

    Rooftop Yoga 2019!

    Join Salt Lake Power Yoga on the scenic rooftop of the Main Library for free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and experience levels. Registration is required, please arrive early. Registration is required but your spot is not guaranteed. Please arrive early to have ample time to set up your mat. Class size is limited to 200 participants.

  • Check out a book club kit today!

    Run your own book club! The City Library offers numerous titles bundled as Book Club Kits, as well as partnering with Utah State Library to offer hundreds more. Each kit contains several copies of the book along with discussion guides and book club resource information. Availability of the kits is on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Igniting creativity through art & literature Free and open to the public at UMFA First Wednesday of each month 6:30–7:30pm

    Match is a monthly series of book and art adventures at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Ignite your creativity through lively conversation and in-gallery activities. This partnership between the Salt Lake City Public Library and the UMFA will get you thinking creatively in words, images, or whatever form inspires you.


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