• Art Exhibition Call for Entries
    Submit your artwork to be featured at the city Library

    Art Exhibition Call for Entries

    The City Library is seeking art exhibition submissions for all Library locations, and is accepting applications online or in-person through April 10.

  • 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.

  • 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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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.

Finch Lane Gallery, 1330 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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The Finch Lane Gallery is now accepting entries from artists interested in presenting their newest work at the Gallery during the 2016 exhibition season.

Northwest Community Center Computer Lab, 1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Excel 3: Filter/Sort

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Learn about useful features built into Microsoft Excel, such as sorting, filtering, and document protection.

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CUAC, a non-profit contemporary art organization operating in downtown Salt Lake City, combines forces with The City Library to offer unique, free art workshops for preschoolers (ages 3–5).

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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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Mondays are Murder

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The second Monday of each month, learn about new crime fiction titles and authors, and share and discuss your reading suggestions in the genre.

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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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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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STEM Club

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Learn STEM principles in a fun and engaging way. Kids will participate in simple competitions and projects that incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Sidewalk Chalk Creations

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Use your imagination and ideas from picture books to decorate the back patio of the Day-Riverside Branch.

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Sensory Playtime

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Kids ages 2-7 will learn about colors, numbers, letters, and more through sight, smell, touch, and hearing.

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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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Whole-Book Storytime

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Kids ages 3-7 and their grownups will learn to "read" every part of a picture book, including the cover, end papers, illustrations, and more.

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Dance and wiggle in this 45-minute Zumba class led by licensed Zumba instructor Candace Larson.

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Join us for this new book club, where we'll read and compare picture books together to discover elements of story and common themes.

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With the help of a librarian movie guide and a set of props, kids will enjoy watching and interacting with the film Big Hero 6.

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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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STEM Club

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Learn STEM principles in a fun and engaging way. Kids will participate in simple competitions and projects that incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Whole-Book Storytime

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Kids ages 3-7 and their grownups will learn to "read" every part of a picture book, including the cover, end papers, illustrations, and more.

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Dance and wiggle in this 45-minute Zumba class led by licensed Zumba instructor Candace Larson.

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

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

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Join us for this new book club, where we'll read and compare picture books together to discover elements of story and common themes.

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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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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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STEM Club

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Learn STEM principles in a fun and engaging way. Kids will participate in simple competitions and projects that incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Whole-Book Storytime

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Kids ages 3-7 and their grownups will learn to "read" every part of a picture book, including the cover, end papers, illustrations, and more.

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Dance and wiggle in this 45-minute Zumba class led by licensed Zumba instructor Candace Larson.

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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 Feb 24 to Mar 28

LEGO® Mania See what local youth made using their imaginations and LEGO® blocks! All Locations

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From Mar 02 to Apr 30

Japanese Kites Japanese Kites from the Collection of Scott Skinner Chapman Branch

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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.