• 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.

  • 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.

  • You only need one ray of light to chase all the shadows away. Fredrik Backman, "A Man Called Ove"

    United We Read SLC is an initiative for everyone in Salt Lake County to connect by reading the same book and by sharing their experience with others. Community members are invited to participate in discussions, programs, and events and to contribute to a public collection of stories of kindness—random, intentional, received, and given.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Read Roald Dahl

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Get ready for the premier of Matilda the Musical at Broadway at the Eccles by reading Roald Dahl.

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Beehive Bingo

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Play a game of bingo to help choose the 2017 Beehive Book Award winner.

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Teach Yourself Tech

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Learn how you can use the Library’s online resources to access online technology education and certifications.

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Code Club

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Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

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Author in the House

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Join the Library for an evening of readings, conversation, and refreshments.

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Minecraft Tech Club

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Explore Minecraft your peers while improving your creative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills.

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STEAM Activities

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Kids ages 4–7 can explore a variety of topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and math with hands-on activities.

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Roald Dahl Family Film Screening

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Get ready for the premier of Matilda the Musical at Broadway at the Eccles with free screenings of popular films based on some of Roald Dahl’s famous titles.

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Valentine Making for Kids

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Make your loved ones’ Valentine’s Day a little sweeter by sending them a homemade card. Create your own Valentine cards with supplies provided by the Library.

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Send a Letter to a Friend

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Send a note to a friend or loved one. Stop by your nearest City Library location to take advantage of provided cards, writing materials, and stamped envelopes.

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Roald Dahl: Dream and Create

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Use your imagination to dream up and create craft projects based on some of the wonderful stories written by Roald Dahl.

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Sustaining Your Small Business

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Explore topics related to business ownership with various experts from Salt Lake SCORE.

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Beginning Organic Gardening

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Learn the basics of organic gardening in this workshop with Wasatch Community Gardens.

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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.

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.