• May the Light dispel darkness, ignorance and evil from your life.

    Celebrate Diwali with traditional Indian performances, songs, dances, and more.

  • 12 Minutes Max
    Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra Streisand

    12 Minutes Max

    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.

  • Scale Model Gingerbread Building Contest

    Submit your finest gingerbread replica of a well-known building to the second annual Scale Model Gingerbread Building Contest! Winners of this contest will receive a prize basket. Kids and teens ages 10 and above and adults are invited to enter.

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    As any small business owner knows, starting a business is not glamorous work. Kevin McCarthy

    Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

    Join Salt Lake SCORE for a workshops that will help you get your start-up off the ground. Participants will meet with business mentors to discuss the steps involved in starting a business, and will learn the keys to success.

  • Sustaining Your Small Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    Sustaining Your Small Business

    Join the Library and experts from Salt Lake SCORE to explore topics related to business ownership. In May, find out how marketing yourself and managing your personal brand can help you build a dedicated client and fan base.

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First Wednesdays

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Discuss the latest in fiction and nonfiction books.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part in weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Gingerbread Jamboree

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Take part in a cookie-themed Preschool Storytime and decorate your very own gingerbread pal! Cookies and decorating supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so please arrive early to ensure your spot.

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Sensory Storytime

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This series of storytimes is intended for kids ages 3–10 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and are functioning at a preschool- to early-elementary age-developmental level.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Take part in a festive Teen Advisory Board meeting where you'll be able to make your own toaster oven s’mores with provided ingredients.

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Maker Mornings

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Beat the winter blues and get your mind and hands busy with a new maker project in January and February.

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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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Read Roald Dahl

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Get ready for the premier of Matilda the Musical at the Eccles Theatre by reading Roald Dahl.

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Wacky Winter Storytime

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Enjoy a special winter-themed Preschool Storytime. Kids and their grown ups can take part in zany fun stories and songs that are sure to keep the winter blues away.

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Wacky Winter Storytime

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Enjoy a special winter-themed Preschool Storytime. Kids and their grown ups can take part in zany fun stories and songs that are sure to keep the winter blues away.

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Chinese New Year Celebration

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Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with activities that are perfect for the whole family, including crafts, a bilingual storytime, a kids parade, and a movie screening.

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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.