• Friends of The City Library Members Only Used Book Sale

    Members can shop movies, mysteries, cookbooks, and more, all available at bargain prices.

  • 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. From now through April 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.

  • 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.

  • A collection of original works by Maurice Sendak

    Visit this comprehensive memorial exhibition of 50 selected works by the late author and illustrator Maurice Sendak at the Main Library Children's Gallery January 16–March 8.

  • 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.

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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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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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Historias en español

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

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LEAP Into Science

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The LEAP into Science series is a time for kids to learn the basics of how to be a scientist through inquiry-based after-school workshops, taught for youth, by youth.

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Valentine Making for Kids

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Kids can create and decorate homemade Valentines using supplies provided by the Library.

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LEGO® Mania

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Build a LEGO model or make your own LEGO creation and we'll display it at one of our locations!

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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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Navegar en Internet

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En esta clase, aprenda a navegar el internet, usar correo electrónico, descargar archivos, ver multimedia, chatear, buscar noticias, jugar en línea, etc.

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Correo Electrónico

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Aprenda a crear una cuenta de correo electronico. Permite a los usuarios enviar y recibir mensajes electrónicos y archivos rápidamente.

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Gizmo Garage

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Library staff will be available for those needing help checking out, downloading, and transferring downloadable Library content to devices. Bring your library card, device, and/or laptop, as well as any other questions you may have about your device.

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Great American Tall Tales

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Watch a 20-minute performance of Great American Tall Tales by the University of Utah Youth Theatre, and participate in a craft led by the play's actors.

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Sin trabajo, buscando un nuevo trabajo o listo para cambiar de carrera? Aprenda a utilizer el internet para encontrar un trabajo.

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Library Digital Downloadables

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Bring in your digital device and we will teach you how to get started. If time allows, we may also cover digital music, magazines, and downloadable audiobooks

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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 Jan 16 to Feb 27

Black North "Black North" Exhibit at Finch Lane Gallery Finch Lane Gallery, 1320 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

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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.