• 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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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, Children's Library
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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.

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+).

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.

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.

Auditorium
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Utah Book Award

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Join The City Library and the Utah Humanities Council as we honor the nominees and winners of the Utah Book Award.

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.

Main Library
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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.

Auditorium
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Join Molly Melching, founder and executive director of Tostan/Dignity for All, an Africa-based organization working with rural communities leading their own development, and the University of Utah College of Humanities for a lecture titled "Changing Harmful Social Norms Through Human Rights Education".

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, Conference Room E
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Books to Die For

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Book discussion group for crime fiction fanatics.

Main Library Auditorium
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Authors Live: Kenan Trebincevic

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The Bosnian American Professionals Association and the Salt Lake City Public Library present Kenan Trebincevic, author of The Bosnia List.

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.

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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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.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Utah Humanities Book Festival

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The City Library will play host to authors Bryan Young, Barry Deutsch, and Matthew Kirby.

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 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.

Main Library Technology Center
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Résumés: Part 2 of 2

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

Main Library, Level 5
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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.

Main Library Technology Center
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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.

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.

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.

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.

Main Library Technology Center
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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.

Main Library
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Utah Humanities Book Festival

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The City Library will play host to authors Karl Beckstrand, Armando Solórzano, and Reyna Grande.

Main Library, Library Sqaure, Public Safety Building, City and County Building
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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.

Level 4 Conference Room
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The Big Bad Musical

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Watch a 20-minute performance of the Big Bad Musical by the University of Utah Youth Theatre, and participate in a craft led by the play's actors.

Auditorium
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Dhamma Brothers Film Screening

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The City Library, in partnership with the Vipassana Meditation as Taught by S.N. Goenka in the Tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin and the Utah Film Center, will screen The Dhamma Brothers.

Main Library Technology Center
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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.<br><br>

Main Library Technology Center
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In this 90-minute computer class using Microsoft Excel 2013, 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.

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+).

Level 4 Conference Room
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Gene Luen Yang

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Visit the Main Library to meet graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese.

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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In Part 1 of this two-part computer class, learn to use commonly used formulas and functions in Microsoft Excel 2013.

Main Library Technology Center
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In Part 2 of this two-part computer class, learn to use commonly used formulas and functions in Microsoft Excel 2013.

Main Library, Level 4 Conference Room
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Finding funding for non-profit organizations can be a challenge, especially with limited resources to devote to the process of seeking and acquiring grants. Join The City Library, Utah Nonprofits Association, and the SLCC Community Writing Center for a day geared toward helping non-profits in the process of finding sources for funding and a crash course in grant writing.

Main Library Technology Center
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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.

Main Library Technology Center
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Google Calendar Basics

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Have a hard time remembering all your appointments and deadlines? Are you overwhelmed with random sticky notes? In this 90-minute class, learn how to create an online calendar that will keep it all sorted for you.

Main Library Technology Center
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Résumé Basics

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In this hands-on class, you will create a basic résumé. Please bring your job history and education information. Bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

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

Main Library Technology Center
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Buyer’s Tips: Digital Devices

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Planning on buying a digital device as a gift or for you? The holidays are fast approaching and Black Friday is just around the corner. In this class, you will learn what to look for and tips for making the best choice for making your purchase.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word I

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In this 90-minute computer class using Microsoft Word 2013, learn basic word processing skills, including using tabs and the command ribbon; creating, saving, and opening documents; and formatting text.

Level 2, Canteena
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Join us for a discussion on the Julie Otsuka novel When the Emperor Was Divine, The City Library's selection for The Big Read. <br>

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 2013, including section breaks, columns, and page formatting.

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 Microsoft Word 2013 document.

Main Library Technology Center
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Word IV

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In this 90-minute computer class, 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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Cover Letters

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In this 90-minute class, you will learn the basics on creating a cover letter to add to your resume which can be both printed and sent electronically.

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 Auditorium
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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.

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.