• 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.

  • Collect resources, craft tools, and survive the hostile creepers and skeletons

    Explore Minecraft with 15 of your peers! Kids ages 8-12 will meet weekly for eight weeks to create a world from scratch in Minecraft's Survival Mode. Registration is required.

  • 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.

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Enjoy a free lunchtime concert on Library Square. These performances are part of the Salt Lake City Art Council's Brown Bag Concert Series, which take place in various downtown parks and plazas every weekday in August.

Main Library Rooftop Terrace, Beehive Courtyard
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Harvesting the Library Honey

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Watch and learn about honey as this year’s honey is harvested from the Library’s Beehives.

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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers (ages 3–5) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Children's Library Craft Room
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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers (ages 3–5) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Main Library Technology Center
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Introduction to Twitter

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In this course, learn how to use Twitter, the social network for sharing short bites of information instantly. Build and customize an individual profile, read and send Twitter updates (called tweets), and build a network of followers.

Main Library Auditorium and Urban Room
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In partnership with KUED and the Alzheimer's Association: Utah Chapter, The City Library invites you to join us for a special evening to honor Utahns affected by this devastating disease.

Main Library, Conference Room E
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Books to Die For

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Book discussion group for crime fiction fanatics.

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Dog Day Afternoons

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Kids can practice reading to a fuzzy friend in a non-threatening environment.

Main Library, Level 3
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Spanish Conversation Club

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Post-beginner Spanish conversation. A short reading or themed questions will guide each session.

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Craft Sabbath

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Craft Sabbath is a monthly gathering of Artists and Crafters unique to the Wasatch front.

Main Library Technology Center
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Stay Safe on the Internet

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Have spam, viruses, and identity theft frightened you away from your computer? With some safe computing tips from this class, you’ll learn how to keep yourself and your information secure.

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Hive-Side Chat

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Salt Lake City's Beekeeper, Frank Whitby, will discuss the life of bees and the process of urban beekeeping.

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Science Movie Night

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Free film screenings followed by a lively discussion with an expert in the field, presented by the Natural History Museum of Utah in partnership with the Utah Film Center and The City Library.

Main Library Technology Center
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Communicating with Email

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Learn how to set up and use an email account, send attachments, and use proper email etiquette in this computer class.

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Résumé Basics

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In this 90-minute class, you will learn the basics of creating résumés that can be both printed and submitted electronically.

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Savvy Senior Movies

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Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month for our series featuring films about and starring seniors.

Main Library Technology Center
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eBay Basics

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Learn tips and training to help you make this incredible online marketplace work for you.

SLCC Community Writing Center, Library Sqaure
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In this digital age, writing can take on multiple forms. Join the CWC to learn how to craft and showcase a digital story of your own. Using written text and photos or video with narration, you can turn a written work into a dynamic story to be shared in a variety of platforms.

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Computer Basics: Using the Mouse

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Learn how to hold, move, and click a mouse; how to scroll and highlight; and other basic mouse functions.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Magic: The Gathering® at Main

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To learn more about Magic: The Gathering®, grab a friend and head down to the Main Library! Beginners and learners are welcome. Prizes and snacks will be available for participants, and you can meet some new friends and potential opponents.

Main Library Technology Center
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Excel I: Basic Skills

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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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Learn how to sort and filter data, link data from one sheet to another, and use styles and formatting to make your spreadsheet look professional.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Please join Wasatch Community Gardens for “Food Talks”, a monthly discussion series aimed at shedding light on the large, multi-faceted topic of the food we eat. “Food Talks” will be held April–September 2014, every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm.

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The image you present online can be the initial impression for employers, clients, and personal connections. Join this Community Writing Center workshop on writing for blogs, articles for online newsletters, social media, and online content (including search engine hits) to explore ways to create the persona you want to present to the online world.

Main Library Technology Center
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Excel III: Formulas

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Learn to use commonly used formulas and functions in Excel 2013.

Main Library Technology Center
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In this 90-minute computer class, learn how to create charts and pivot tables using data in a Microsoft Excel 2013 spreadsheet.

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Gizmo Garage: Part 3

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Library staff will be available for those needing help checking out, downloading, and transferring Library eContent to devices. Bring your library card, device and/or laptop. Staff will also be available to help with other questions you may have about your device.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Prose and the Spoken Word

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Join local author Bryan Young for a monthly series of readings featuring visiting and local authors.

SLCC Community Writing Center, Library Sqaure
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In this digital age, writing can take on multiple forms. Join the CWC to learn how to craft and showcase a digital story of your own. Using written text and photos or video with narration, you can turn a written work into a dynamic story to be shared in a variety of platforms.

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Spanish Conversation Club

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Post-beginner Spanish conversation. A short reading or themed questions will guide each session.

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No matter what grade you are in, it is never too early (or too late) to start on college scholarship essays. Join the CWC as we explore what it takes to make your application essay stand out. Participants may bring an essay in progress or begin one in the workshop.

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Celebrate Grandparent’s Day and find out how you can make the most of babysitting your grandpa and grandma through a variety of fun activities.

Main Library Auditorium
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12 Minutes Max is 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.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word I

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn basic word processing skills, including using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and opening documents; and formatting text.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word II

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn to format individual sections of your document in Microsoft Word, including section breaks, columns, and page formatting.

SLCC Community Writing Center, Library Sqaure
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The image you present online can be the initial impression for employers, clients, and personal connections. Join this Community Writing Center workshop on writing for blogs, articles for online newsletters, social media, and online content (including search engine hits) to explore ways to create the persona you want to present to the online world.

Main Library Auditorium
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Savvy Senior Movies

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Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month for our series featuring films about and starring seniors.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word III

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In this 90-minute computer class, you will learn how to create and format tables, columns and rows in your Word 2013 document.

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Word IV

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Learn how to use the mail merge function in Microsoft Word 2013 to create form letters, mailing labels, envelopes, and emails. Some knowledge of Excel or Access is helpful but not required.

Main Library Canteena, Level 2
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Cupcake Wars

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Using supplies and ingredients provided by Library, teens will have one hour to create the most stunning cupcake creation they can think of. The winner of the competition will take home the title of "The City Library's Best Cupcake Chef".

SLCC Community Writing Center, Library Sqaure
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In this digital age, writing can take on multiple forms. Join the CWC to learn how to craft and showcase a digital story of your own. Using written text and photos or video with narration, you can turn a written work into a dynamic story to be shared in a variety of platforms.

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Join The City Library and the Utah Humanities Council for the 17th annual Utah Humanities Book Festival, featuring authors, booksellers, a poetry slam, and more. The Festival has become Utah’s signature literary event, and offers book lovers of all types to enjoy some great, free-of-charge events at locations throughout Utah.

SLCC Community Writing Center, Library Sqaure
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No matter what grade you are in, it is never too early (or too late) to start on college scholarship essays. Join the CWC as we explore what it takes to make your application essay stand out. Participants may bring an essay in progress or begin one in the workshop.

Main Library Technology Center
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Reddit for Beginners

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Reddit, stylized as reddit, is an entertainment, social networking, and news website where registered community members can submit content, such as text posts or direct links. Learn more about reddit, set up an account, and learn how to view specific content.

Main Library Technology Center
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Excel I: Basic Skills

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Learn basic spreadsheet skills in Microsoft Excel 2013, including entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, and formatting and previewing worksheets.

Main Library Technology Center
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Learn how to sort and filter data, link data from one sheet to another, and use styles and formatting to make your spreadsheet look professional.

Main Library Auditorium, Urban Room
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Japanese Culture Day

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Learn about Japanese culture through a variety of events and activities.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word I

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn basic word processing skills, including using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and opening documents; and formatting text.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word II

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn to format individual sections of your document in Microsoft Word, including section breaks, columns, and page formatting.

Children's Library Craft Room
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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers (ages 3–5) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Children's Library Craft Room
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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers (ages 3–5) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Main Library Technology Center
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Apps for Life

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Learn how to use your smartphone or tablet to automate tasks, get organized, learn new skills, and make life easier by using mostly free apps to turn your portable device into a portable personal assistant.

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Excel III: Formulas

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In this computer class, learn to use commonly used formulas and functions in Excel 2013.

Main Library Auditorium
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A screening of the 2011 movie "Captain America: The First Avenger" which is based on the Marvel Comics Character of the same name. Afterwards, a panel of comic book experts will discuss the film, its comic book characters, and more.

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Topaz War Relocation Center Tour

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Join members of the local community as we travel to the Topaz site, which is now a U.S. National Historic Landmark, and see one of the places where thousands of Japanese Americans were interned during World War II.

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Word III

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In this 90-minute computer class, you will learn how to create and format tables, columns, and rows in your Microsoft Word 2013 document.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word IV

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Learn how to use the mail merge function in Microsoft Word 2013 to create form letters, mailing labels, envelopes, and emails. Some knowledge of Excel or Access is helpful but not required.

Main Library Technology Center
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Résumés: Part 1 of 2

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In this hands-on class, you will create a basic résumé. Please bring your job history and education information.

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Résumés: Part 2 of 2

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Learn how to update your résumé for online or email submission.

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Cover Letters

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You will learn the basics of creating a cover letter to add to your resume which can be both printed and sent electronically.

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In this 90-minute computer class, learn how to create charts and pivot tables using data in a Microsoft Excel 2013 spreadsheet.

Main Library
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Performance Art Festival

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Visit the Main Library on October 17 and 18 to experience live performance art suitable for all ages and interests.

Main Library Auditorium
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12 Minutes Max is 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.

Main Library Technology Center
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Computer Basics: Using the Mouse

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Learn how to hold, move, and click a mouse; how to scroll and highlight; and other basic mouse functions.

Main Library Auditorium
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Science Movie Night

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Free film screenings followed by a lively discussion with an expert in the field, presented by the Natural History Museum of Utah in partnership with the Utah Film Center and The City Library.

Main Library Technology Center
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Computers for Dummies

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In this class, you will get an introduction to everything you need to know, including turning on your computer, using Microsoft Office, and surfing the web.

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Internet Job Search

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Out of work, looking for a new job, or ready to change careers? In this 90-minute computer class, learn how to use the Internet to seek employment.

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Halloween Block Party

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Join The City Library and the Department of Public Safety for an afternoon full of Halloween-themed activities.

Children's Library Craft Room
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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers (ages 3–5) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Children's Library Craft Room
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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers (ages 3–5) and elementary school students (ages 5+).

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Join us for a discussion with members of our community whose lives were profoundly affected by the Japanese internment, whether by living in a camp, or having family members interned.

Main Library Auditorium
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12 Minutes Max is 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.

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12 Minutes Max is a monthly showcase of short works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, we feature three new pieces in in a varied mix, chosen from music, dance, film, writing, theater, performance art and the like,each 12 minutes or less.

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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.

From Jul 01 to Sep 01

Mexico Then: The Casasola Archive "Mexico Then: The Casasola Archive" is an exhibit about the Mexican Revolution as seen through the camera lens of Agustín Casasola and other photographers working for his photo agency. Day-Riverside Branch

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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.