• The Big Read
    There was nothing to do now and the days were long and empty. from "When the Emperor Was Divine"

    The Big Read

    The Big Read gives communities the opportunity to come together to read, discuss, and celebrate literature. Through May 2015, The City Library will be hosting events and book discussions centered on Julie Otsuka's novel "When the Emperor Was Divine". The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in partnership with Arts Midwest.

  • Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbara Streisand

    A monthly showcase of short new works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, come see new pieces in music, dance, writing, film, theater, performance art and the like, each 12 minutes or less.

  • Savvy Senior Movies
    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

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Excel 2013 Part I: Basic Skills

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn basic spreadsheet skills in Microsoft Excel 2013, including entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, and formatting and previewing worksheets.

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Word 2013: Part I

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Learn basic word processing skills, including using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and opening documents; and formatting text.

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Word 2013: Part II

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Learn to format individual sections of your document in Microsoft Word 2013, including section breaks, columns, and page formatting.

Corinne and Jack Sweet Branch
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Celebrate like it’s 1985 as we commemorate 30 years of the Sweet Branch with a series of film screenings featuring popular movies from 1985.

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Art EXHIBITS

The Salt Lake City Library hosts art exibits throughout the year. We also lists citywide exhibits here and in our events calendar. If you are a local artist, click on "Call for Entries" to get involved.

CALL FOR ENTRIES

Exhibits are chosen by a staff committee according to the needs and interests of the community, the variety of shows, the artistic quality of the works, and the suitability of format for each library's physical space. Submissions are accepted twice annually: during the two-week periods prior to April 10 and October 10.



TEEN ART EXHIBIT CALL FOR ENTRIES

Teen artists and art instructors, submit your or your student's portfolio to be featured at The City Library! We are always on the lookout for original art exhibitions for the Main Library's Canteena Space on Level 2, and welcome submissions year-round.



RHYTHMS AT RIVERSIDE CALL FOR ENTRIES

Rhythms at Riverside, the Summer Music Series at Rose Park's Day-Riverside Branch, is gearing up for its third season! Every other Wednesday night this summer, The City Library will highlight all styles of music, especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community. Applications will be accepted through May 27, 2015.