• Scale Model Gingerbread Building Contest

    Salt Lake area youth ages 10–18 are invited to submit a gingerbread scale model of a well-known building from Salt Lake City or around the world. All entries must be completed and brought to the Main Library Urban Room by 11am on Saturday, December 19, where they will be judged and an awards ceremony will take place.

  • Diwali, Festival of Lights
    May the glow of the lamps light your path towards prosperity

    Diwali, Festival of Lights

    Enjoy a selection of Indian cultural performances at The City Library’s annual Diwali Celebration from 2–4pm on Saturday, December 12.

  • Creative Lab Open House
    Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. Scott Adams

    Creative Lab Open House

    Explore the Library's new Creative Lab and learn about the tools this space has to offer. Tours and demonstrations will be offered throughout the day.

  • Introducing Beanstack
    Make your child's early reading experience a success.

    Introducing Beanstack

    A new offering from The City Library, Beanstack helps you discover books based on your child's interests, allowing you to explore deeper into The City Library's catalog of children's books. Sort and filter titles by genre, topic, age range, even the type of main characters in the book! Track your child's reading progress with badges and Learning Tracks.

  • Holiday Used Book Sale Sat, Dec 5 - 9am–5pm

    Get your holiday shopping done at the Friends of The City Library Holiday Used Book Sale, where you’ll find deals on books, music, movies, and more. This sale features a wide variety of holiday books, movies, and CDs that make great gift options.

  • The magic and meaning of fairy tales


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