• It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. Frederick Douglass
  • Food for Fines

    Donate your non-perishable food items to The City Library to reduce your overdue fines. For every item you donate February 8–14, you will receive $1 off your overdue fines. Donations benefit Utah Food Bank Services. Discounts only apply to overdue fines, not other types of library charges.

  • Edward Lewis Theatre Festival

    On Saturday, February 13, sample some of Salt Lake City’s most vibrant live theatre talent in this celebration of African-American theatre that also encompasses a wide range of social and racial issues.

  • 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.

  • The most creative people have a childlike facility to play. John Cleese

    Explore the Library’s new Creative Lab and learn about the tools this space has to offer. Click here for more info and to reserve the Creative Lab.

  • Seeking Board Members
    Your library is your portrait. Holbrook Jackson

    Seeking Board Members

    The City Library Board has vacancies. Visit the Library Board page for information and application instructions.

  • 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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