Banned Books Week: Sep 25–Oct 1
Defend your right to read by checking out some of these banned or challenged materials.
Celebrate life in all its glory– challenge yourself to let the routine sing, and the new dance.Maximillian Degenerez
Celebrate 20 years of the Day-Riverside Branch with a roaring 1920s-themed gala that includes a photo booth, Charleston dance lessons, kids crafts, and live music. Be sure to come dressed in your best 1920s-themed attire for a costume contest!
First Folio! The Book That Gave Us ShakespeareOn exhibit at the Main Library Oct 8–31
Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare" is a nationwide, touring exhibition. The wonderful book in this exhibition, the 1623 First Folio, includes 36 of Shakespeare's plays, 18 of which were originally printed only in the Folio.
A powerful performance will transform everyone in the room.Marina Abramovic
Experience live performance art suitable for all ages and interests. Thirteen local and international artists will fill one of Salt Lake City's most remarkable buildings with thought-provoking pieces that should be experienced live and in-person.
Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.Herbert Hoover
Learn more about the 2016 elections and sample some political platforms to find out which party aligns most with your values. The City Library and KRCL’s RadioActive will bring together several of Utah's political party leaders to help inform your vote.
Vision begins with the eyes, but it truly takes place in the brain.Fei-Fei Li
Become inspired and informed at a series of events featuring TED Talk videos and conversations with your community. Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme at TEDxMarmaladeLibrary.