• 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.

  • Solidarity: Salt Lake City's Impact on the Refugee Crisis

    Learn about the many challenges facing refugees and how Salt Lake City can help ease the global refugee crisis in a series of events hosted by the Library and the University of Utah's College of Social Work.

  • Chinese New Year

    Celebrate the Year of the Monkey at Chinese New Year events taking place at the Anderson-Foothill Branch and Main Library. Both events take place on Saturday, February 6.

  • Members Only Used Book Sale Sat, Feb 6, 9am–5pm

    The Friends of The City Library Members Only Used Book Sale will feature movies, mysteries, cookbooks, and more, all available at bargain prices. This book sale is only open to Friends members. Memberships will be available for purchase at the door or anytime at The Library Store. For more information, call 801-524-8238.

  • Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process Barbra 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.

  • Edward Lewis Theatre Festival

    On Saturday, February 13, sample some of Salt Lake City’s most vibrant live theatre talent in this celebration of African-American theatre that also encompasses a wide range of social and racial issues.

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Send a Card to a Friend Day

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Send a note to a friend or loved one in celebration of National Send a Card to a Friend Day.

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Food for Fines

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Donate your non-perishable food items to The City Library to reduce your overdue fines.

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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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Valentine Making

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Kids can create their own Valentine cards with supplies provided by the Library.

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Appy Hour Storytime

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Kids ages 3–5 will enjoy stories and activities enhanced by digital technology, while their families will learn how to find, evaluate, and use apps for their little ones.

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Egg Drop

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Using provided materials, teens ages 13–18 will work in pairs to build a structure for a raw egg that will be dropped from various heights.

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Teen Tech Week Scavenger Hunt

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Teens can pick up a scavenger hunt sheet at any Library location and solve its clues using the Library’s website, catalog, and social media profiles.

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All Salt Lake area teens, ages 12-18, are invited to submit an original book trailer to be considered for The City Library’s Teen Book Trailer Awards.

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Learn and Grow Playtime

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Bring your kids to an open playtime with Help Me Grow Utah and learn 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 Jan 15 to Feb 26

Food Fight: Paintings by Tess Cook Tess Cook exhibits her latest body of work in the exhibition "Food Fight," an expansion of her previous work, "Delicatessen Delicacy." Finch Lane Gallery, 1330 E 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT

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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.