• Gene Luen Yang
    What does it mean to be a hero? ... What does it mean to be a saint? Gene Luen Yang

    Gene Luen Yang

    Visit the Main Library on November 6 as we host graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang, author of the two-part Boxers & Saints.

  • Diwali, the "Festival of Lights"
    Join The City Library's 13th annual Diwali Celebration

    Diwali, the "Festival of Lights"

    Diwali, the “Festival of Lights," is one of the oldest and most important festivals in India. Join us and enjoy songs and dances associated with various festivals from several of India’s diverse regions.

  • 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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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.

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Cowboys & Ninjas

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Yee-haw and hi-yah! Have you ever dreamed of becoming a cowboy ninja or a ninja cowboy? Now is your chance to learn from the best as East meets West in this epic storytime full of legendary awesomeness. Master the secret arts of the ninja and the wild ways of the cowboy in this rip-roarin’ jamboree full of stories, songs, and other sensai-tional silliness.

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NaNoWriMo for Kids!

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Join the SLCC Community Writing Center (CWC) and the Sprague Branch for a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing just for kids ages 8-18. We’ll explore techniques for writing 50,000 words in 30 days and attempt to end the month with a finished product.

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Japanese Tea Ceremony

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Tea holds a unique place in Japanese culture. Join us as we introduce you to the Japanese way of tea and demonstrate making tea the Japanese way. A free gift of tea will be given to all who attend.

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2nd Sunday Crafts

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Preschoolers and elementary aged kids can enjoy crafting the second Sunday of each month.

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The Big Read book discussion

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Join us for a discussion on the Julie Otsuka novel When the Emperor Was Divine, The City Library's selection for The Big Read. <br>

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'Healing Neen' film screening

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The University of Utah's Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy will be hosting a screening of 'Healing Neen'.

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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.