• Books make great gifts
    A friend is a gift you give yourself. Robert Louis Stevenson

    Books make great gifts

    Pick up a great book for a loved one (or yourself!) at The Friends of The City Library's annual Holiday Used Book Sale on Saturday, December 6, at the Main Library.

  • 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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Join The City Library's ongoing Goodreads disucssion on Julie Otsuka’s When the Emperor Was Divine, the focus of The Big Read at The City Library.

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Rumi Poetry Club

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The Rumi Poetry Club hosts monthly meetings for reciting and discussing Rumi's poems and parables. Participants are welcome to read their favorite poems from Rumi or other spiritual poets from around the world.

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First Wednesdays

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Discuss the latest in fiction and nonfiction books.

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Dog Day Afternoons

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

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'Frozen' Sing Along Fun

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We'll be screening Disney's Frozen, Sing Along Edition and invite kids of all ages to join in on the musical fun.

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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.

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Zaniac Exploration Station

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Ignite your imagination and explore Science, Math, and Technology with an education station hosted by Zaniac instructors.

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Origami for Kids

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Learn how to make your own awesome origami creations with Ginger, the Origami Lady.

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LEGO® Mania

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Build a LEGO model or make your own LEGO creation and we'll display it at one of our locations!

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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.

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12 Minutes Max: a Monthly Showcase of Short Works by Local Artists 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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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.