• Rooftop Yoga
    Inhale the future, exhale the past.

    Rooftop Yoga

    Join The City Library and Salt Lake Power Yoga for a series of free community yoga classes that are perfect for all ages and levels of expertise. Yoga classes will be offered two times each month May through September: a sunrise class on the second Friday of each month, and an evening class on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

  • Music at Main
    I daresay one good concert justifies a week of satisfaction at home. Robert Plant

    Music at Main

    Enjoy weekly live performances in the outdoor amphitheater on Library Plaza. Don't miss local bands and musicians every Wednesday night in July and August.

  • 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.

  • Sound Bath
    If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath. Amit Ray

    Sound Bath

    Relax with a healing sound meditation presented by The Sound Bath Experience.

  • 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.

  • Vision begins with the eyes, but it truly takes place in the brain. Fei-Fei Li

    Become inspired and informed at a series of events featuring TED Talk videos and conversations with your community. Each month, the Marmalade Branch invites all to experience dynamic talks centered around a central theme at TEDxMarmaladeLibrary.

  • 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.

  • Sounds of Summer Thursdays, 7:30pm, Sprague Branch

    Add some music to your Thursday evenings with this summer concert series featuring local bands and musicians.

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Outdoor Games

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Kids ages 9–18 can enjoy the outdoors with a variety of sports and gaming equipment.

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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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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 and elementary school students.

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Teen Zone: Video Gaming

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Take a break with local teens and the Day-Riverside Branch’s gaming systems each week.

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Banned Book Discussion Group

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Celebrate Banned Books Week (September 25–October 1) with a weekly discussion of banned kids, teens, and adult titles.

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Fire Truck Visit

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Meet a firefighter and see a fire truck up-close. Kids and families will be able to visit with crew members from the Salt Lake City Fire Department, learn about fire safety, and see what kinds of equipment is contained on the SLCFD's fire engine.

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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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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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Bookmaking Workshops

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Learn about the different forms that books can take, then create your own bookish crafts with provided materials in this series of workshops.

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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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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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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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Learn new jump rope skills that will impress your friends and family. Kids and their families will be able to meet with competitive jump ropers from Extreme Elevation and learn single rope skills and tricks. Jump ropes will be provided.

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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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Recovering the Classics

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Recovering the Classics is a crowdsourced collection of original covers for great literary works.

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Wednesdays in October

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Get in the spirit of the Halloween season with special Wednesday afternoon activities for elementary aged kids.

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Celebrate Teen Read Week 2016 by uploading a photo of yourself and your favorite book in a "bookface"-style Instagram post.

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Learn about and sample some of the best local chocolates. You'll also learn tips on how to properly brew great-tasting coffee.

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Halloween Teen Lock-In

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Have a spooky good time at this Halloween-themed after-hours lock-in.

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Marvelous Mask-Making

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Learn about the history of masks, then create your own mask with supplies provided by the Library.

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Toddler Halloween Dance Party

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Kids ages 0–5 and their grown-ups can dance to music with shakers, streamers, and more.

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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.