• 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.

  • Scientific Saturdays 2nd Sat of each Month, 2pm Anderson-Foothill Branch

    Scientific Saturdays are a chance for teens to bust out of the classroom for some hands-on science fun.

  • Join the League of extraordinary teens a new monthly club at the anderson-foothill branch

    Get hands-on job experience and make new friends! You’ll work with librarians to help shape the ways The City Library serves teen customers. If you’re in grades 7–12, you’re invited to apply. We’re looking for members who love the Library, have good communication skills, and respect the opinions of others. Perks include snacks, trackable volunteer hours, and a great addition to your college applications or résumé.

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

    Explore unique projects and activies in these weekly workshops. Create something to take home, use, or consume. We'll provide the materials, you provide the imagination.

  • 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.

  • Video Gaming Every Friday · Multiple Locations

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

  • 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.

  • 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®.

  • Long live local music!
    The HUM Collection

    Long live local music!

    The HUM Collection is a free, local music service that provides streaming access to everyone and digital downloads to City Library cardholders. The collection includes 40 albums — and growing! — representing Salt Lake City’s local music scene.

  • 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

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