• Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. Henry Ford

    In honor of The Nation’s 150th anniversary, join The City Library for a series of events that celebrate the magazine’s legacy of cultural commentary, political analysis, and forward-thinking reporting. Throughout the series, we’ll feature a variety of contemporary voices from the magazine and cover topics that range from politics, the environment, social justice, and more.

  • Labor Day: All City Libraries Closed
    Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop. Ovid

    Labor Day: All City Libraries Closed

    All City Libraries will be closed on Monday, September 7 for Labor Day.

  • Zinio Digital Magazines
    We read to know that we are not alone. William Nicholson

    Zinio Digital Magazines

    Check out The City Library's Zinio offerings! Full digital copies of your favorite magazines available for download and viewing on your tablet or mobile device. Unlimited access to the entire collection with your Library Card!

  • What will your legacy be?
    We don't inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. David Brower

    What will your legacy be?

    Many individuals reflect on their past and present actions and on what their legacies will be. Take some time this month to look back at your own actions, and be inspired to make positive changes by checking out these materials.

  • 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.



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