• 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.


2014 Rumi Festival

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Join us for a gathering of poetry, art, music and contemplation at the 2014 Rumi Festival. The 13th-century poet and spiritual master Jalaluddin Rumi is an inspiring voice for a life and culture based on love, peace, cooperation, good heart and open mind.

Featured Event

LEGO® at the Library

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LEGO® bricks will be provided for kids to dream up imaginative creations based around a new theme each month. At the end of the hour, creations will be displayed and the children invited to explain their projects.


Book Buddies Adoption Event

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Come pick out a good book and a great buddy to read it with. Salt Lake County Animal Services will be holding cat and dog adoptions at the Anderson-Foothill Branch.


First Wednesdays

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Discuss about the latest fiction and nonfiction books.


Dog Day Afternoons

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


Anime and Candy Sushi

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Join us as we screen a variety of anime titles, and make your own delicious candy sushi using ingredients provided by the library.

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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.


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.