• The Big Read
    There was nothing to do now and the days were long and empty. from "When the Emperor Was Divine"

    The Big Read

    The Big Read gives communities the opportunity to come together to read, discuss, and celebrate literature. Through May 2015, The City Library will be hosting events and book discussions centered on Julie Otsuka's novel "When the Emperor Was Divine". The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in partnership with Arts Midwest.

  • 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.

  • Tour the Topaz historic site and Museum in Delta, Utah

    This free, all-day event will include a tour of the Topaz War Relocation Camp as well as the Topaz Museum in Delta, Utah. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

  • 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.

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Japanese Kites

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Japanese Kites from the Collection of Scott Skinner

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The Big Read Goodreads book discussion

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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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Leadie Eddie Puppet Show

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Meet Leadie Eddie and his friends as they demonstrate how to be safe, healthy, and lead-free in their lead poisoning prevention puppet show.

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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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Word I en español

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En esta clase de informática de 2 horas, aprenda a utilizar Microsoft Word 2013, aprenda habilidades básicas de procesamiento de textos, incluyendo el uso de las pestañas y la cinta de comandos; cómo crear, guardar y abrir documentos; y cómo formatear texto.

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Teen Art Lab

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Every 1st Wednesday of the month, teens can take part in craft workshops with supplies provided by the Library.

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Word II en español

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En esta clase de informática de 2 horas, aprenda a formatear las distintas secciones de su documento en Microsoft Word 2013, incluyendo saltos de sección, columnas, y formato de la página.

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Word III en español

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En esta clase de informática de 2 horas, aprenda a crear y formatear tablas, columnas, y filas en un documento de Microsoft Word 2013.

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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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Superhero Amulet

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Design and create your own amulet using letter stamps to imprint words onto flat washers.

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PowerPoint Basico

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Aprenda a crear una presentación en PowerPoint y añadir textos, fotos, y animaciones.

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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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Power Point II

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Aprenda a crear una presentación en PowerPoint con color, animación y sonido. Aprenda a usar herramientas y funciones en PowerPoint.

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Zoo Mania

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Learn about inspiring animals that have save the day and their human companions.

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Superhero Comic Book Wallets

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Transform a plain plastic wallet using old comic book pages and Mod Podge. Teens can create their own one-of-a-kind wallet using supplied provided by the Library.

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Mad Science

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Mad Science will show you experiments from the heroes of science and the amazing discoveries they made that we use today.

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SLC Ballet

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Kids can enjoy a short dance class and performance from SLC Ballet.

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Whizgiggle Puppets

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Watch The City Library's Whizgiggle Puppets as they present the Summer of the Superhero!

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Superhero Storytime

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Dress up as your favorite superhero and join us for a high-flying adventure full of spectacular stories, songs, and other fantastic fun.

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Music Together

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Bring your Book Babies and learn how every child's development benefits from early exposure to music and movement with experts from Music Together.

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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 Mar 02 to Apr 30

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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.