• 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.

  • Scale Model Gingerbread Building Contest

    Submit your finest gingerbread replica of a well-known building to the second annual Scale Model Gingerbread Building Contest! Winners of this contest will receive a prize basket. Kids and teens ages 10 and above and adults are invited to enter.

  • 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.

  • May the Light dispel darkness, ignorance and evil from your life.

    Celebrate Diwali with traditional Indian performances, songs, dances, and more.

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Teen Zone

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The Teen Zone is a space made just for ages 12–18 that is open every Monday, Thursday, and Friday.

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Manga Club

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Discuss your favorite Manga and Anime titles, learn some new art skills, and meet other Manga fans.

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Teen Zone

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The Teen Zone is a space made just for ages 12–18 that is open every Monday, Thursday, and Friday.

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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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Gingerbread Jamboree

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Take part in a cookie-themed Preschool Storytime and decorate your very own gingerbread pal! Cookies and decorating supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so please arrive early to ensure your spot.

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Code Club

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

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Yarn Social

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Take part in a crochet, knitting, or other craft project every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Yarn Social

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Take part in a crochet, knitting, or other craft project every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Teen Zone

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The Teen Zone is a space made just for ages 12–18 that is open every Monday, Thursday, and Friday.

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Red Readers Literacy Workshops

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Elementary-aged kids can practice their literacy skills with reading groups and crafts organized by the University of Utah's College of Education.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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Help make the Library a better place for you and other teens by participating in the Teen Advisory Board

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Escape the Room!

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Kids ages 9–12 will use their knowledge of math and reading to solve riddles, figure out puzzles, and save the day!

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Wacky Winter Storytime

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Enjoy a special winter-themed Preschool Storytime. Kids and their grown ups can take part in zany fun stories and songs that are sure to keep the winter blues away.

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Disney Movie Screenings

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Kids and families can enjoy the last few days of school break with free screenings of popular Disney movies.

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Kid Genius Trivia

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Kids ages 8–10 are invited to take part in team trivia competition with their friends and family.

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Read Roald Dahl

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

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Writers at Riverside

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This bi-monthly program features local authors who will share their work and how they became involved in the business of writing. Refreshments will be provided.

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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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Steampunk Tea Party

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Teens are invited to enjoy tea and treats while they take part in a variety of steampunk-themed crafts.

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National Puzzle Day

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Sharpen your brain by challenging yourself to solve jigsaw puzzles of varying difficulty. All are invited to help complete a provided puzzle or to bring their own to put together with friends.

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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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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.