• 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.

  • One benefit of summer is that each day we have more light to read by Jeannette Walls

    Reading challenges to tackle for all ages, cool chemistry- and science-themed events all summer, and awesome prizes to win! The City Library's Summer Reading Program runs from May 31–Aug 2.

  • Great Salt Lake Audubon Presentation
    As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature. John James Audubon

    Great Salt Lake Audubon Presentation

    Learn about the Great Salt Lake Audubon and its namesake ornithologist and painter, John James Audubon, through a presentation by Great Salt Lake Audubon Board Member Jenn Waterhouse.

  • Intro to Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms
    Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food Hippocrates

    Intro to Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms

    Learn about the many health benefits and culinary uses of gourmet and medicinal mushrooms in an event presented by the Biocentric Bros.

  • 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.

Chapman Branch
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Historias en español

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Cuentos, Canciones, Poesía, Música, Manualidades y mucho más, todo presentado en español.

Chapman Branch

Currículum Vítae en español

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Aprenda cómo componer este documento importante que describe sus habilidades pertinentes, educación y experiencia de trabajo o voluntario.

All Locations
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End of Summer Read-a-thon

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Celebrate the end of summer reading with a good old-fashioned Read-a-thon at all City Library locations.

Chapman Branch
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Dewey Crafts

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Explore the Dewey Decimal System this year by making super cool crafts and enjoying treats based on Dewey subjects.

Chapman Branch, North Parking Lot
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To commemorate the centenary of World War I, the Chapman Branch will screen the silent classic, "Wings". This 1927 silent war film stars Clara Bow, Charles "Buddy" Rogers and Richard Arlen.

Chapman Branch

Buscar Trabajo

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Aprenda cómo puede buscar y solicitar trabajo en línea.

Chapman Branch

Kitchen Fun with the Kids

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A monthly program where everyone learns how to eat more nutritiously while helping and having fun in the kitchen. Designed for children and their caregivers ages 4 and up.

Chapman Branch

Memoria USB

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Aprenda a usar una memoria USB (Universal Serial Bus), un dispositivo de almacenamiento, para guardar información, documentos, fotos y mucho más.

Chapman Branch

Dog Day Afternoons

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

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Join us for a special Preschool Storytime the week of Aug 18-22 as we celebrate those who are graduating to preschool and kindergarten and welcome new and continuing Preschool Storytime friends. This event, intended for 3- to 5-year-olds, will be full of stories, songs, and other fun surprises!

Chapman Branch

Celebrate Grandparent’s Day and find out how you can make the most of babysitting your grandpa and grandma through a variety of fun activities.

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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 Jul 01 to Sep 01

Mexico Then: The Casasola Archive "Mexico Then: The Casasola Archive" is an exhibit about the Mexican Revolution as seen through the camera lens of Agustín Casasola and other photographers working for his photo agency. Day-Riverside Branch

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From Jul 18 to Aug 25

Images of Historical Salt Lake City "Images of Historical Salt Lake City" is an exhibit featuring historic prints and images of mid- to late-19th century Salt Lake City from The City Library’s permanent art collection. Main Library, Lower Urban Room

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From Jun 27 to Aug 08

30 Years at Finch Lane Galleries: A Retrospective The Finch Lane Gallery is celebrating artists who have exhibited in this iconic space over the past 30 years with the exhibition titled “30 Years at Finch Lane Galleries: A Retrospective.” The exhibition features 30 of the hundreds of artists who have shown in the space, many of whom also have pieces of public art in Salt Lake City. It is a celebration of artistic diversity, the Salt Lake City Arts Council, and honors those who have contributed to the city’s artistic fabric. The exhibition will be on view at the Finch Lane Gallery from June 27 through August 8, 2014. Finch Lane Gallery (1340 E 100 S), Salt Lake City, UT 84102

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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.