• Free Music Downloads
    All music is beautiful. Billy Strayhorn

    Free Music Downloads

    Check out Freegal, The City Library's free (legal!) music download service.

  • Your library in the palm of your hand
    The City Library App is Now Available!

    Your library in the palm of your hand

    The City Library's app is now available in each of the App Stores for Apple, Android/Google, Kindle, and Windows Phone devices. With a variety of useful features, the app lets you connect to the Library while you're on the go.

  • frequently asked questions
    info about 24/7 library service exploration

    frequently asked questions

    The City Library is considering a pilot of 24/7 Library Service at the Main Library. Click here to find answers to common questions.

  • introducing indieflix!
    A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet. Orson Welles

    introducing indieflix!

    This streaming movie service provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries. With thousands of films to choose from across more than 50 countries, IndieFlix offers a viewing experience you can't get anywhere else. And it's all free with your library card!

  • Free Access to Lynda.com
    Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. Thomas Huxley

    Free Access to Lynda.com

    slcpl.org/lynda provides an extensive library of training videos on practically any software program imaginable, including business productivity programs, professional design software, audio and video production, mobile platforms, and so much more.

  • Library Elf is here to help
    Joy is a subtle elf; I think one's happiest when he forgets himself. Cyril Tourneur

    Library Elf is here to help

    The City Library now offers Library Elf, a web-based service to help keep your whole family's library accounts in order, with options for text message alerts when items are due and much more.

  • 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 e-books and e-audiobooks

  • Job & Career Accelerator
    Work to become, not to acquire. Elbert Hubbard

    Job & Career Accelerator

    The LearningExpress Job and Career Accelerator is a comprehensive and easy-to-use job search application. Start using it now to make your job searching faster and more effective.

  • Learn a Language
    Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Learn a Language

    The City Library's Mango Languages database can help you expand your language toolkit.

  • 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.



The City Library is pleased to provide access to dozens of databases for our patrons at all City Library locations. In addition, if you have a City Library card and internet access, you can access many of these database resources from your home.

LEARN MORE
    woman enjoying music

    people in theater

Films On Demand is a web-based service that allows you to view streaming videos anytime, anywhere. Thousands of videos are available for in-class use and remote viewing from the library, in the dorm, or at home.

    mom and daughter enjoying books

The City Library receives loads of new materials every month. Read More to see lists of our most recent acquisitions, organized by material type and month.