• Vision begins with the eyes, but it truly takes place in the brain. Fei-Fei Li

    Become inspired and informed at a series of events featuring TED Talk videos and conversations with your community. Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme at TEDxMarmaladeLibrary.

  • Call for Entries Deadline: May 18

    Rhythms at Riverside, the Summer Music Series at the Day-Riverside Branch, is gearing up for its fourth season! Every other Wednesday night this summer, The City Library will highlight all styles of music, especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community.

  • Call for Entries Deadline: May 31

    Showcase your music at the Library this summer by submitting an application to perform at Sounds of Summer! This summer music series, hosted at Sugar House's Sprague Branch, is gearing up for another season and will highlight all styles of music. Applications will be available and accepted from May 1–31, 2016.

  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
    If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

    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.

  • 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.

  • Savvy Senior Movies
    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan

    Savvy Senior Movies

    At 2pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, the Main Library hosts films about and starring seniors.

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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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Amigos y Libros

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Join us for a series of book discussions that provide Spanish speakers the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussions of books and authors in their native language. Books are chosen from a wide range of subjects and are tailored to the group's preferences.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Each month, teens will be given the space to voice their opinion and shape the direction of teen-oriented Library programming.

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Harry Potter Wizard Prom

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Enjoy a magical night of music, dancing, games, and more at Library's first annual Wizard Prom!

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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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First Wednesdays

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Discuss the latest in fiction and nonfiction books.

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Notebook Drive

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Donate your new or used notebooks to any Library location.

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Super Summer Challenge Kickoff

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Celebrate the start of the Super Summer Challenge with a variety of enjoyable activities taking place at multiple Library locations.

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Adventure Academy

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Take part in an indoor scavenger hunt and outdoor activities for both kids and grownups.

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Magic with Paul Brewer

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Kids and families will enjoy an engaging and entertaining magic show by Utah’s top magical entertainer, Paul Brewer.

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Teen DIY

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Each week, teens can take part in creative workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Rumi Poetry Club

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This monthly meeting offers participants the opportunity to read their favorite poems from Rumi or other spiritual poets from around the world.

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Zoo Mania

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Kids can see and pet inspiring animals, and check out a great animal book, too.

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Garden Fairytales

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Kids in grades K–3 can discover how gardens and fairytales relate to each other with experts from Red Butte Garden.

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Kids can explore and experience different aspects of nature in this series with the Library and experts from Tracy Aviary.

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Concerts by the Creek

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Relax at the end of Utah's hot summer days with outdoor concerts in the Anderson-Foothill Branch's amphitheater. Sponsored by Red Desert Productions.

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Potty Training Party

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Grownups can get their little ones excited for potty training with the help of stories, songs, and games.

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Music Together

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Bring your little ones and learn how every child’s development benefits from early exposure to music and movement with experts from Music Together.

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Whizgiggle Puppets Go Olympic

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Watch the Library’s Whizgiggle Puppets as they cycle, kick, run, and leap their way to Olympic glory.

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3D Printing Workshop

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Kids ages 7 and up can make their own olympic medal using the Library’s 3D modeling software and printer.

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Discover Your Inner Hippie

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All ages can discover their inner hippie at this event featuring music, dancing, and crafts.

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Olympic Storytime

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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

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Olympic Storytime

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Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics by taking part in Olympic-themed stories and activities.

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Wind Tunnel

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Kids and their families can experiment with the power of the wind as they create devices and watch them fly in a Wind Tunnel, which was generously donated by Thanksgiving Point.

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3D Modeling Workshop

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Learn how to use the Library’s 3D modeling software to create a keychain or other small item.

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Library Olympics

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Amateurs and professional athletes alike can compete in javelin throw, balloon tennis, broom hockey, and other olympic-style games.

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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.