• 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.

  • He that loves reading has everything within his reach. William Godwin

    Throughout July, all ages can reduce their overdue Library fines simply by reading in any City Library location. For every 10 minutes you read at the Library, $1 in overdue fines will be waived. Get started by checking in with a Library staff member.

  • Do something amazing this summer!

    Read, explore, make, discover, and do more this summer with The City Library’s Super Summer Challenge, taking place through August 20. All ages can visit their favorite Library location to sign up and receive a Super Summer Challenge tracker.

  • Thursday, July 28: Big Grams
    Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star. Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Thursday, July 28: Big Grams

    Download or stream albums from select artists from the 2016 Twilight Concert Series lineup! Thursday, July 28, don't miss headliner Big Grams.

  • Marmalade Summer Concert Series

    Add some music to your summer evenings by heading to the Marmalade Branch's outdoor plaza for this free concert series, taking place on select Thursdays from June through August.

  • Members Only Used Book Sale
    The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Members Only Used Book Sale

    Sat, Aug 6, 9am–5pm: Friends members can pick up awesome deals on used books! Not a member already? You can sign up at The Library Store any time.

  • 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.

  • Music is what our feelings sound like. Vera Farmiga

    Enjoy this free summer concert series highlighting the styles of music that make up the fabric of Rose Park's community. Concerts will take place at 7pm on select Wednesdays this summer at the Day-Riverside Branch.

  • Rooftop Yoga
    Inhale the future, exhale the past.

    Rooftop Yoga

    Join The City Library and Salt Lake Power Yoga for a series of free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and levels of expertise. Yoga classes will be offered two times each month May through September: a sunrise class on the second Friday of each month, and an evening class on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

  • 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.

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The Iron Sloth

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Challenge yourself to complete a month-long ironman triathlon.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Olympic Storytime

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

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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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Olympic Storytime

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

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Meet with author Peter McCoy as he discusses his newest title, Radical Mycology: A Treatise on Seeing and Working with Fungi.

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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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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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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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Excel 2: Format/ Formulas

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Learn to create basic formulas and how to use pre-made formulas called functions.

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PoetryMusic Performance

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Watch PoetryMusic as they blend words, jazz, and visual images to create a unique multi-media experience.

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Rumi Poetry Festival

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Enjoy an afternoon of poetry, art, music, and contemplation in celebration of the 13th-century Persian poet and spiritual master Jalaluddin Rumi.

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Recovering the Classics

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Recovering the Classics is a crowdsourced collection of original covers for great literary works.

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Learn and Grow Playtime

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Bring your kids to an open playtime with Help Me Grow Utah while meeting other grown-ups and learning about your child’s development through play.

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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.

From Jun 18 to Aug 12

Explore Space: A Cosmic Journey See how space exploration and research help us understand humanity's origin in this interactive exhibit featuring research from NASA and the National Science Foundation. Glendale Branch

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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. 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.