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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Chinese New Year

    Celebrate the Year of the Monkey at Chinese New Year events taking place at the Anderson-Foothill Branch and Main Library. Both events take place on Saturday, February 6.

  • 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.

  • Members Only Used Book Sale Sat, Feb 6, 9am–5pm

    The Friends of The City Library Members Only Used Book Sale will feature movies, mysteries, cookbooks, and more, all available at bargain prices. This book sale is only open to Friends members. Memberships will be available for purchase at the door or anytime at The Library Store. For more information, call 801-524-8238.


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