• The earth laughs in flowers Ralph Waldo Emerson

    These workshops are designed to make your foray into gardening as easy and successful as possible.

  • 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.

  • Taking Place through August 22 All City Library Locations

    Toddlers, kids, teens, and adults can complete challenges and win prizes all summer long! See a librarian to sign up today.

  • We're Hiring!
    Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it. –Julia Child

    We're Hiring!

    The City Library is hiring for several positions at the Main Library, Day-Riverside Branch, and Marmalade Branch (scheduled to open in late 2015). Now is your chance to apply to work for an organization committed to offering services, information resources, programs, and events to all members of the community.

  • 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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Mad Science

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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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Rhythms at Riverside

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Rhythms at Riverside will highlight all styles of music, especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park’s community.

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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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Superhero Trivia Night

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Calling all trivia champions! Teens can compete in teams that can include their friends and families through 10 rounds of trivia about superhero characters, comics, and movies.

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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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Food for Fines

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

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Teen DIY: Master of Disguise

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Flex your creativity muscles and learn a variety of new crafts. Every 3rd Thursday of the month, teens can take part in craft workshops with supplies provided by the Library. No registration is required.

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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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Zumba for Kids

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

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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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Whizgiggle Puppets

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

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Rhythms at Riverside will highlight all styles of music, especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park’s community.

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SLC Ballet

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

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Children's Book Hour

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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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Eco Garden Adventures

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Kids will be led on an adventure using toolboxes from the Natural History Museum of Utah.

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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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Rhythms at Riverside will highlight all styles of music, especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park’s community.

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Hero Donation Challenge

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Using supplies provided by the Library, teens can create cute toys that will be donated to a local shelter.

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Superhero Storytime

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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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Rhythms at Riverside

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Rhythms at Riverside will highlight all styles of music, especially from the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of Rose Park’s community.

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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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Teen DIY: Cosplay 101 Workshop

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Flex your creativity muscles and learn a variety of new crafts. Every 3rd Thursday of the month, teens can take part in craft workshops with supplies provided by the Library. No registration is required.

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Zumba for Kids

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

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Superhero Bike Parade

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Celebrate the end of the Super Summer Challenge with a bike parade and activities for all ages.

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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 Jun 12 to Jul 31

Elements: Works by Namon Bills Works in collage, painting, and installation by Namon Bills 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.